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2017/06/21 | Kuan Chen

VOICES: 'We Are Not Extremists' - Activists Talk Chinese Suppression

'We are not radical Islamists. We are not extremists or terrorists. China is driving us into a corner. That’s why some people fight back.'

2017/06/14 | Phil Robertson

OP-ED: Vietnam Stripping Blogger of Citizenship is Outrageous

The international community, especially aid donors to Vietnam, must tell Hanoi that this abuse cannot be allowed to stand, writes Phil Robertson.

2017/06/03 | Cedric Alviani

China: Still World’s Biggest Prison for Journalists and Citizen-Journalists

China’s prisons currently hold more than 100 journalists, citizen-journalists and bloggers, including a Nobel peace laureate and three winners of the Reporters Without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize.

2017/06/02 | Brad Adams

OPINION: Turkish Man Deported from Thailand and Burma Now at Serious Risk

Ill-treatment, unfair trials await those sought by Turkey over alleged Gulenist links.

2017/05/27 | Central News Agency

Beijing Finally Announces 'Threat to National Security' Charges for Missing Taiwan Human Rights Activist

China claims a Taiwanese man worked with Chinese nationals to develop plans of action and establish an illegal ring that aimed to subvert Beijing.

2017/05/25 | Kirsten Han

Singapore, It Is Time for Answers on Operation Spectrum

[OPINION] It’s high time that documents related to Operation Spectrum were declassified, and an independent Commission of Inquiry held, argues Kirsten Han.

2017/05/24 | Agence France-Presse

Breaking: Taiwan Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Gay rights supporters in Taiwan are celebrating today after the Constitutional Court said banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

2017/05/19 | Shannon Lin

Blending In or Standing Out: Immigration and the ‘Cultural Quality’ Problem in Taiwan

Are the dazzling traditional gowns and tours in native languages just a weak attempt to distract Taiwan’s newest arrivals from institutionalized discrimination?

2017/05/17 | ZiQing Low

Remembering Green Island’s First Political Prisoners

Today marks 66 years since the first group of political prisoners were taken to Taiwan’s Green Island.

2017/05/10 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: New President Must Tackle Rights Across Korean Peninsula and the Region

The new South Korean government should tell Beijing that returning North Koreans back into the clutches of Pyongyang is unacceptable because it condemns those refugees to certain torture, imprisonment and in some cases, death, argues Phil Robertson.

2017/05/09 | ZiQing Low

Syria Aims to Win Chinese Support with Exaggerated Numbers of Uighur ISIS Fighters

Previous reports suggest about 100 Uighurs are involved in ISIS, but it is hard to verify these numbers due to strict information control in the Xinjiang.

2017/05/08 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Trump, Venezuela and the Riddle of Freeing a Taiwanese Activist from China

As the wife of a Taiwanese man detained in China travels to the U.S. and Europe to lobby the international community for support, a prominent U.S. human rights lawyer sees several reasons for optimism as to why Trump may not be so bad on human rights after all.

2017/05/03 | Kirsten Han

Singapore's ‘Fake News’ Claim Used to Censor Free Press

‘If we want to guard ourselves against fake news, we’re going to have to do more to boost our bullshit detectors. That can’t be achieved by increasing criminalization and legal action.’