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2019/09/05 | The Conversation
India's New Law to Protect Muslim Women Divides Feminist Groups
India passed a law criminalizing "triple talaq" — the controversial Muslim practice of instant divorce — and making it punishable with up to three years in prison. But Muslim women in the country are divided over the court ruling.
2019/09/04 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill, Other Protest Demands Unanswered
Hong Kong executive leader Carrie Lam announced a complete withdrawal of the much debated extradition bill, but left four out of the five protester demands unanswered.
2019/09/04 | East Asia Forum
China's Labor Reforms Dwindle After Government Crackdown
Space for Chinese workers to organize labor rights movement has been narrowed to its slimmest in the last decade.
2019/09/03 | Global Voices
A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation
Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.
2019/09/02 | The Interpreter
The Intractable Conflicts Over Kashmir, Explained
The Indian government has cut off telecommunications in Kashmir since August 4 with no resolution in sight. What's the story behind the lockdown?
2019/09/02 | TIME
Hong Kong Protests Continue as Summer Holiday Ends
In the ongoing pro-democracy protest, students in Hong Kong are boycotting the first day of class with support from school teachers.
2019/08/30 | TIME
Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.
2019/08/30 | Dinah Gardner
International Day of the Disappeared: CCP Is the Worst Offender of the Year
On the International Day of the Disappeared, China is seen as the worst perpetrator of state-sanctioned enforced disappearances this year.
2019/08/29 | TIME
Canada Deports a Tiananmen Activist With Mental Health Problems
Canada has deported Chinese dissident Yang Wei on the grounds that his violent tendencies would threaten public safety.
2019/08/29 | Mongabay
OPINION: Brazil's Sovereignty Depends on a Healthy Amazon
A healthy and productive Amazon actually underpins Brazil’s sovereignty by strengthening food, water, and energy security, while supporting good relations with its neighbors.
2019/08/28 | Mehk Chakraborty
In the Silenced Kashmir, Dissidents Are Protesting With Artful Expressions
Artists, poets, visual journalists are expressing their dissent and preserving Kashmir through various forms of artistic expression.
2019/08/26 | David Evans
OPINION: The Rise of Eccentric Third Parties in Taiwan and UK
In both the U.K. and Taiwan, a third force is disrupting the longtime two-party political balance.
2019/08/26 | TNL Staff
3 Things We Learned From the 936 Banned Chinese Twitter Accounts
Twitter recently removed 936 China-linked accounts in a disinformation crackdown — let's take a look at how the internet army behaves.
2019/08/23 | TIME
Everything You Need to Know About the G7 Summit This Weekend
The 2019 G7 summit is happening this weekend, and here's what you need to know for a conversation starter.
2019/08/23 | Paul Huang
How Much Would It Cost for the CIA to 'Create' the Hong Kong Protests?
The CIA would have to cut corners to pay for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
2019/08/21 | Global Voices
Twitter Removes China-Linked Accounts in a Disinformation Crackdown
Twitter clamps down on spam and fake accounts originated from China that are aimed at spreading disinformation on the protests in Hong Kong.
2019/08/21 | Chingning Wang
OPINION: Why Did Japan Launch a Lose-Lose Trade War Against S. Korea?
Japan, a free-trade advocate, launched a trade war against South Korea with policies echoing its pre-war "Leaving Asia" nationalist theory.
2019/08/20 | The Interpreter
Japan-South Korea Trade Dispute Stems From Bitter Historical Grievances
In the midst of the Japan-South Korea trade war, unresolved dispute from Japan's colonial past has resurfaced.