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UN seeks to intervene in case of Christian Montagnards

UN seeks to intervene in case of Christian Montagnards

As many as 16 have fled to Cambodia in recent weeks

US pair acquitted over daughter's death 'banned from leaving Qatar'

US pair acquitted over daughter's death 'banned from leaving Qatar'

Matthew and Grace Huang were detained for almost two years for parental neglect

Japanese newspaper retracts use of 'sex slave' term

Japanese newspaper retracts use of 'sex slave' term

Conservatives increasingly demand the country's WWII record be re-evaluated more sympathetically

Thailand's parliament votes to ban commercial surrogacy

Thailand's parliament votes to ban commercial surrogacy

Unknown number of foreign couples left in limbo after entering into surrogacy agreements in the kingdom

Political activists stand trial in China dissent crackdown

Political activists stand trial in China dissent crackdown

Guo Feixong and Sun Desheng face possible five year prison terms over censorship protests

Death sentences for Thai Muslim separatists condemned

Death sentences for Thai Muslim separatists condemned

Executions will not 'stem the tide of violence' in Thailand's volatile south, says rights monitor

Christian Montagnards grow 'skinnier' in Cambodia forest

Christian Montagnards grow 'skinnier' in Cambodia forest

To avoid arrest, the group of asylum seekers has been going without food

Pakistani Christian woman miscarries following public beating

Pakistani Christian woman miscarries following public beating

Activists call for immediate arrest of the two perpetrators

Malaysia's Najib reverses vow to scrap controversial sedition law

Malaysia's Najib reverses vow to scrap controversial sedition law

Opposition leader, rights watchdog say the move is a significant setback

Four dead in latest attack on anti-polio workers in Balochistan

Four dead in latest attack on anti-polio workers in Balochistan

Pakistan accounts for 85 percent of world's cases of the preventable disease

Discussions only a tentative step in revising Myanmar constitution

Discussions only a tentative step in revising Myanmar constitution

Opening up a dialogue is 'the right move', says opposition

Former Bangladesh minister jailed for anti-Hajj remarks

Former Bangladesh minister jailed for anti-Hajj remarks

Abdul Latif Siddique accused of 'hurting religious sentiments'

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