The Lawyer's Certificate of Hebei rights lawyer Wu Quan.

Court in China's Hebei Jails Lawyer Who Took on Local Officials

Wu Quan was sentenced to 14-and-a-half years in prison after exposing wrongdoing and corruption among local officials.

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Vietnam Sentences ‘Dr. Haircut’ to Six Years for Live-streaming on Facebook

Nguyen Van Nghiem represented himself during his trial, refusing a lawyer.

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Seoul Should Probe Ways to Send Information to North Korea While Avoiding Security Risks: UN Rights Expert

Signe Poulsen says South Korea should meet with civil society and other stakeholders about launching leaflets to the North.

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Cambodian Garment Factory Owners Urge Suspension of Minimum Wage Talks Citing Outbreak Impact

But unions say the sector is rebounding and that workers are struggling financially.

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Internet Ban in Myanmar’s Rakhine And Chin States Will Continue, Military Says

An army spokesman cites separatist incitement and security breaches for the year-long ban, which has cut off residents from needed information and help from aid groups.

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South China Sea Surveys Pressure Claimants, Mine Info With Military Use

Beijing insists all oil and gas exploration in the area – including within other countries’ EEZs – must be done with Chinese partners.

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Chinese Police Formally Arrest Dissident Who Told President to Step Down

Xu Zhiyong is being held incommunicado on charges of 'incitement to subvert state power.'

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Police Warn Against Posting Footage, Reports of Massive Flooding in China's Chongqing

Local residents post video footage of drowned streets and turbulent river flooding, while state media play down the extent of the damage.

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Cambodia’s Hun Sen Confirms Eldest Son Hun Manet Being Groomed For Leadership

But the 35-year ruler says he won’t be ready to relinquish power for at least another decade.

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Vietnam Indicts Facebook User For Anti-State Documents

Lawyers suspect police pressured two detained discussion page leaders into refusing legal counsel.

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