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Ecumenical youth group decries arrest warrants against 2 Filipino environmental defenders 

The warrants, dated February 2, 2024, are in connection with charges of oral defamation filed by the Department of Justice in December 2023

Rohingya refugees face worsening conditions in Cox’s Bazar amidst global silence”

Rohingyas, an ethnic minority group predominantly Muslim, faced a genocide in 2017 that forced over 740,000 to flee to Bangladesh

Tibetan monk who criticized China’s policies released from prison

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Hmong activist in Thailand threatened for refusing to return to Vietnam

Lu said he suspects that the Thai police who arrested him may be working with officials at the Vietnamese Embassy

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