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Myanmar: The revolution will be Facebook-lived

Although Facebook was banned by the junta after it emerged as a platform for opposition, downloads of VPNs to skirt the block have surged

China’s treatment of Uyghurs is genocide, Dutch parliament says

Canada earlier also passed resolution labelling repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang as genocide

Indian coast guard rescues 81 Rohingya on drifting boat, 8 dead, one missing

After four days at sea the boat's engine failed, and those on board had run out of food and water

Vatikan turut mendesak pelonggaran perlindungan atas paten vaksin COVID-19

Vatikan mendukung seruan untuk melonggarkan perlindungan paten internasional dan mempercepat kesepakatan sub-lisensi untuk memproduksi vaksin COVID-19.

Radio Veritas’ role in ouster of Philippine dictator remembered 35 years after revolution

Radio Veritas had a ‘crucial role in using truth to depose an oppressive and corrupt regime and restore Filipino faith in the electoral process’

Vatican backs calls to ease patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines

Some existing mechanisms for compulsory licenses are slowing down rollout of vaccination programs, archbishop says

Jumlah warga Xinjiang yang dipenjara tanpa alasan terus bertambah

Pemerintah Tiongkok terus memenjarakan warga Uighur dan Muslim lainnya di wilayah Xinjiang dengan hukuman yang panjang, Human Rights Watch (HRW) melaporkan.

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Baseless imprisonments surge in China’s Xinjiang, rights group says

Formal prosecutions are distinct from those arbitrarily detained in unlawful 'political education' facilities

North Korea enslaving political prisoners to fund weapons program, report says

UN estimates up to 200,000 people are held in a vast network of gulags run by Stasi-like secret police

Defrocked American priest on trial over child sex abuse in Timor-Leste

Former missionary expelled from Catholic Church in 2018 after he admitted he had abused children in his care

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