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The military junta has been accused of abuses against the Christian minority, destroying their churches and targeting clergy
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Published: September 16, 2022 11:02 AM GMT

Updated: September 16, 2022 11:08 AM GMT

Mother Teresa’s legacy of love and compassion for the poor, sick, and destitute continues even 25 years after her death. Her death anniversary is observed as the International Day of Charity honoring her philanthropic and humanitarian endeavours.
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Published: September 09, 2022 11:11 AM GMT

Updated: September 09, 2022 11:11 AM GMT

Four champions of the poor in Asia have been selected for the 2022 Ramon Magsaysay Awards honoring their extraordinary contributions toward transforming human lives and societies.
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Published: September 02, 2022 11:19 AM GMT

Updated: September 03, 2022 05:36 PM GMT

The plight of the Rohingya must not be forgotten as the Myanmar military set about massacring, torturing, raping, and burning their villages in Rakhine State in 2017. Around one million refugees are waiting to return to their country in dignity with their full rights restored. Rights group have called for protection of the rights and justice for Myanmar’s Rohingya minority as they mark fifth anniversary of a military crackdown.
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Published: August 26, 2022 11:56 AM GMT

Updated: August 26, 2022 11:57 AM GMT

Ongoing fighting between the military and rebel groups has led to at least 170,000 civilians being displaced from Christian-majority Kayah state, most of them sheltered in churches and other Christian institutions.
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Published: August 19, 2022 11:16 AM GMT

Updated: August 19, 2022 11:16 AM GMT

In 1982, the United Nations declared August 9 as the day to celebrate the indigenous peoples globally, but across Asia they are constantly battling to defend their cultures, territories and, above all, their rights.
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Published: August 12, 2022 11:27 AM GMT

Updated: August 12, 2022 11:27 AM GMT

The offer made by junta leader Min Aung Hlaing, which came after he announced a six-month extension to the current state of emergency and execution of four political prisoners, was too little too late, say rights groups.
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Published: August 05, 2022 11:05 AM GMT

Updated: August 05, 2022 11:06 AM GMT

Myanmar’s military regime executed four political prisoners including a former minister and a veteran activist, drawing shock and revulsion at the ‘cruel’ use of capital punishment in decades.
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Published: July 29, 2022 11:14 AM GMT

Updated: July 30, 2022 06:56 AM GMT

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is gone, but the 22 million people of the island nation are in no mood to trust his successor to lead them out of the terrible mess he left behind. The country’s worst-ever economic crisis has reduced Sri Lankans to buy less, eat less and work less.
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Published: July 22, 2022 11:28 AM GMT

Updated: July 22, 2022 11:29 AM GMT

Sri Lanka’s debt-laden economy has collapsed, its president on the run and the island nation is now on the verge of political instability.
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Published: July 15, 2022 11:28 AM GMT

Updated: July 15, 2022 11:54 AM GMT

Christians and civil society members across India paid rich tributes to Jesuit Father Stan Swamy on July 7, his first death anniversary. The 84-year Jesuit, who died a prisoner, is seen as a victim of India’s discriminatory socio-political system as he was detained for nine months without trial.
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Published: July 08, 2022 11:10 AM GMT

Updated: July 08, 2022 11:34 AM GMT

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