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North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
November 26, 2016
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
North Korea's notorious prison camps remain a "cornerstone" of state control, according to a new report.
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
October 21, 2016
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
A new report sheds more light on the country’s dark record.
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
Torture in China: A Vicious Cycle
November 16, 2015
Torture in China: A Vicious Cycle
Reports from human rights groups paint a dark picture of the use of torture in China's legal system.
Torture in China: A Vicious Cycle
With Forced Evictions, Turkmenistan Isn’t Playing Games
October 30, 2015
With Forced Evictions, Turkmenistan Isn’t Playing Games
A new report says Ashgabat has demolished thousands of homes to prepare for the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
With Forced Evictions, Turkmenistan Isn’t Playing Games
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
March 28, 2014
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
China rejects an Amnesty International report naming China the world's top executioner in 2013.
China Dismisses Amnesty's Death Penalty Report
In Defense of Drones
October 24, 2013
In Defense of Drones
If terrorists must be killed, then drones are the preferred tool for doing the job.
In Defense of Drones
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
August 30, 2013
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
Pressure on Laos to producing the missing activist is rising, as is the cost of inaction.
Plight of Sombath Somphone Back in Focus
Freeing Omar Khadr: An Interview with Guantanamo Bay Activists
June 03, 2013
Freeing Omar Khadr: An Interview with Guantanamo Bay Activists
Two advocates seek justice for detained Canadian citizen Omar Khadr.
Freeing Omar Khadr: An Interview with Guantanamo Bay Activists
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
April 12, 2013
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
Amnesty International released its annual report on the death penalty. Where did Asian nations rank?
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
Report: North Korea Expanding Perimeter Around Infamous Camp 14 by 20km
March 08, 2013
Report: North Korea Expanding Perimeter Around Infamous Camp 14 by 20km
“enclosing the surrounding non-prisoner population…”
Report: North Korea Expanding Perimeter Around Infamous Camp 14 by 20km
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