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Hong Kong activists retreat as China-style justice comes to their city

One judge said bail hearings were reminiscent of ‘show trials’ used by China to publicly humiliate and ultimately break political opponents

For India’s poor, lockdown policing adds to pandemic hardships

Hawkers, slum dwellers, food couriers and migrant workers are most likely to fall foul of lockdown rules

South Korea court dismisses ‘comfort women’ lawsuit, contradicts earlier ruling

The court recognized Japan's right to state immunity from overseas lawsuits

Malaysian authorities ignore rise in domestic abuse amid pandemic

Civil groups in Malaysia report massive jumps in case numbers, while the govt hopes it will all go away

Watch: Pandemic deepens woes of migrant workers

Working away from home, migrant workers face various challenges

Caritas raises alarm over safety of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Monsoon season will play havoc with refugees’ ‘fragile existence’, especially those affected by last month’s huge deadly fire

Global response needed to halt crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, rights...

China’s leadership responsible for systematic policies of mass detention, torture, and cultural persecution, among other offenses, Human Rights Watch says

Oscar-nominated film now part of Hong Kong’s story of waning freedoms,...

Hong Kong govt decision not to air Oscars has only brought more global attention to the city’s struggle for democracy, he says

Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar

The same journalist was arrested previously in February while covering protests against the coup but was released soon afterwards

Wife of jailed rights lawyer in China appeals for husband’s treatment

Yu Wensheng was sentenced to 4 years for allegedly inciting subversion of state power after circulating a letter calling for constitutional reforms

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