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China restricts observance of Ramadan in Xinjiang

China restricts observance of Ramadan in Xinjiang

Civil servants, students and teachers told not to fast or take part in 'religious activities'

Suu Kyi says Rohingya issue needs careful handling

Suu Kyi says Rohingya issue needs careful handling

Myanmar's opposition leader cites need for caution in granting citizenship to minorities

Vietnam dissidents urge US help to boost human rights

Vietnam dissidents urge US help to boost human rights

Vietnamese authorities still do not 'respect religious freedom', says widow of slain activist

Myanmar officials offer new ID cards to skeptical Rohingya

Myanmar officials offer new ID cards to skeptical Rohingya

Will new 'green cards' lead to citizenship or push it further out of reach for the persecuted minority?

South Korean court overturns ban on gay pride parade

South Korean court overturns ban on gay pride parade

Conservative Christians denounce ruling, say it encourages 'evil' behavior

Healthcare costs push Cambodian families below poverty line

Healthcare costs push Cambodian families below poverty line

Out-of-pocket expenditures for medical care have significantly increased in the Kingdom, says WHO

Philippine military kills three tribesmen in Mindanao

Philippine military kills three tribesmen in Mindanao

Rights groups say army operation was 'massacre' of innocent civilians

Ethnic Vietnamese families face eviction in Cambodia

Ethnic Vietnamese families face eviction in Cambodia

River dwellers ask for temporary reprieve so they can avoid financial ruin

Indonesia minister’s call for mutual respect during Ramadan sparks backlash

Indonesia minister’s call for mutual respect during Ramadan sparks backlash

Religious affairs minister appeals to Muslims not to force food vendors to close during holy month

Pakistan issues temporary stay of execution for 'mentally ill' man

Pakistan issues temporary stay of execution for 'mentally ill' man

Lahore court requests medical report from jail officials

Walmart garment workers decry forced labor, sexual harassment

Walmart garment workers decry forced labor, sexual harassment

Employees speak out about 'heinous abuses' in Cambodia, India and Indonesia factories

China anti-discrimination group protests after staff members 'arrested'

China anti-discrimination group protests after staff members 'arrested'

Communist Party continues crackdown on independent rights campaigners

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