Police aim rifles at anti-junta protesters on a street in Monywa, the largest city in northwestern Myanmar's Sagaing region, March 3, 2021. Photo courtesy of a citizen journalist

At Least 26 Protesters Killed Across Myanmar as Security Forces Continue Bloody Crackdowns

Anti-junta demonstrators and bystanders suffer injuries from live ammunition, tear gas, and beatings.

Three Tibetan Teens Arrested, One Put in Hospital, Over Failure to Register Chat Group

2021-03-03

The group had failed to register their chat group with Chinese authorities, who closely monitor Tibetans' use of social media to block the spread of politically sensitive content.

North Korean Military Exploits Pandemic to Cash-in on Face Masks

2021-03-03

Raw materials go only to military-affiliated companies, so other producers are pushed out of the market.

Myanmar Citizens Troubled by Targeting of Residents, Drivers Amid Crackdowns

2021-03-03

Residents complain of police and soldiers shooting indiscriminately and vandalizing property.

Cambodia’s First Lady Under Fire for Photos Flaunting Lavish Lifestyle

2021-03-03

Critics say dictator Hun Sen and his family accumulate wealth through corruption.

Hong Kong Activists Still in Court as Supporters Gather Outside

2021-03-03

Reports suggest Beijing is gearing up to ensure that only staunch loyalists hold public office in the city in future.

China Steps up Curbs on Dissidents Ahead of National People's Congress

2021-03-03

State security police warn prominent critics not to say anything publicly, and are taking others on enforced 'vacations.'

Teen Shot Dead as Troops Use Violence to Quell Myanmar Protesters

2021-03-02

Police and soldiers use rubber bullets, smoke bombs, and slingshots to disperse crowds.

Australia, Turkey to Join Nations Debating Label of Genocide Over Xinjiang Abuses

2021-03-02

The parliamentary motions will follow two adopted by The Netherlands and Canada last month.

Conviction of Cambodia’s Opposition Leadership Prompts International Backlash

2021-03-02

The US, EU, and Australia call for political reconciliation and protections of freedom of expression.

Protesters in Hong Kong, Myanmar, Unite Under Banner of 'Milk Tea Alliance'

2021-03-02

News footage of protesters in Myanmar facing down water cannons and bullets has brought back painful memories for Hongkongers, who have been showing solidarity.

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