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Far-flung Hong Kong diaspora linked by ‘shared destiny’

As the territory celebrates the handover's 25th anniversary on Friday, another exodus is under way

Cardinal Zen set to appear in Hong Kong court next week

Cardinal Zen was arrested May 11 under China’s national security law with at least four others for his role as a trustee of a relief fund

Thai anti-government protest leader released from prison

Nearly 160 activists including 13 juveniles have been hit with criminal charges under Thailand's royal defamation laws

‘Democracy cannot die a second death’

Youth activists mark the 36th anniversary of the 1986 Philippine ‘People Power’ uprising on Sunday, February 20, 2022

Turnout low in Hong Kong’s first election after Beijing ruling on...

Just over 1.3 million registered voters, or 29.28 percent, had cast their ballots in geographical constituencies by 9.30 p.m.

Jailed Hong Kong vigil organizer warns world over spread of totalitarianism

"Everything happening in Hong Kong is a warning to the world, showing the speed at which totalitarianism can destroy a free and open society"

Pope Francis decries global ‘retreat from democracy’

"We cannot avoid noting with concern how today, and not only in Europe, we are witnessing a retreat from democracy”

Thai court rules protest speeches were bid to oust monarchy

The court said the speeches were an "abuse of the rights and freedoms and harmed the state's security"

Democracy languishes 30 years after Cambodia peace deal

Three decades after end of war, Cambodia's ruler has crushed all opposition, shattering hopes for a democratic future

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