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Philippine Protestant church brings human rights concerns before UN

Labuntog lambasted the government for “exploiting” the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act to target rights defenders, including church workers

Uyghur event in NY goes ahead despite Beijing’s warning

Callamard said Uyghurs still enjoyed no freedom of movement, or religion or culture, or to “equality and non-discrimination.”

UN experts urge China to provide information on imprisoned Tibetan activists

The experts criticized what they believe to be a “deliberate attempt” by Chinese authorities to keep information hidden from the public eye

Indian Christians in US stage prayer vigil for peace in Manipur

The demonstrators urged authorities to take effective measures to curb the ongoing attacks on the Kuki-Zo tribal people

2.3 billion people lack access to clean cooking globally

Currently, only seven countries in Asia have clean cooking access rates below 20%, including five small island nations

UN report shows 402 million Asian suffer from hunger

Asia, especially the southern subregion, struggled to significantly reduce moderate and severe food insecurity between 2021 and 2022

UN human rights council passes religious hatred resolution amid U.S., European...

The resolution called for the perpetrators of the act to be “[held] to account” in accord with “international human rights law.”

Myanmar air strikes kill 10 civilians: locals, media reports

A military jet dropped three bombs on Nyaung Kone village in the northern Sagaing region on Tuesday afternoon

Indian clock tells story of most populous nation

Current projections estimate that India's population increases by just under 41,000 people a day – one every two seconds – or about 15 million a year

UN expert calls for new approach to Myanmar crisis

Fighting between the army and rebel groups in Myanmar has periodically sent thousands of people fleeing across the border into Thailand

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