Hong Kong University siege continues as city prepares for elections

The siege of the University of Hong Kong lasted six days on Friday, when doctors warned…

Vietnamese activist arrested for criticizing communist government on Facebook

Human rights groups have called for the immediate release of a Vietnamese activist arrested for criticizing the…

China quietly doubles troops in Hong Kong, worries of new massacre rise

Last month Beijing transferred thousands of soldiers across the border to this restless city. They entered…

Turkish scientist receives 15 months sentence for publishing study linking public water to cancer

A Turkish food engineer and human rights activist was sentenced yesterday to 15 months…

Amnesty says Hong Kong police tortured and assaulted arrested protesters

Hong Kong police beat pro-democracy protesters in custody and committed acts equivalent to…

Pro-Putin candidates suffer losses in Moscow elections, communist opposition strengthens

Candidates for the Kremlin suffered losses in the local elections in Moscow when the biggest…

India's main court to hear Kashmir complaints in October

India's Supreme Court said on Wednesday it would hear challenges in October for an order…

Cathay accused of firing Hong Kong officials after pressure from China

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific for…

Myanmar troop sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent', UN report says

The sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingyan women and girls in 2017 indicated…

Kashmir city closed for fear of protests

India's main city run by Kashmir has been placed in confinement following requests that…

Zimbabwean comedian hides after kidnapping and beating

One of Zimbabwe's best-known comedians and political satirists is hiding after being kidnapped from…

West Papua: Indonesia uses 1.000 soldiers to end protests and cuts internet

Indonesia has sent more than 1,000 security officials to the province of West Papua and…

At least 2.300 detained in Kashmir

At least 2.300 people, mostly young men, were detained in India-administered Kashmir during…

Omar: Go to Israel, notice the "cruel reality of the occupation"

Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib harshly criticized Israel for denying their entry into the state…

Indonesia arrests dozens of Western Papuans for sewage flag

Indonesian authorities stormed a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of…

India orders Kashmir government officials back to work amid protests

Indian officials have ordered government officials in Kashmir to return to work and some schools…

Signs of normality return to Kashmir, but repression from India is still strict

For the first time in six days, India has eased travel restrictions in some parts…

Saudi teenager may be sentenced to execution for participating in protests as a child

A young Saudi man arrested when he was 13 could be executed for participating in protests led by…