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What’s Next for Kem Sokha’s Trial in Cambodia?
December 07, 2019

What’s Next for Kem Sokha’s Trial in Cambodia?

By David Hutt
Recent developments have highlighted the event and the implications it could have for Cambodia's domestic and foreign affairs.

Tao Indigenous Community Demands Removal of Nuclear Waste From Taiwan’s Orchid Island
December 06, 2019

Tao Indigenous Community Demands Removal of Nuclear Waste From Taiwan’s Orchid Island

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s president offered compensation to indigenous residents for storing nuclear waste on Orchid Island without their consent. Tao elders promptly rejected the offer.
Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods
December 06, 2019

Women in Nepal Face 40 Restrictions During Periods

By StoriesAsia
The practice of Chhaupadi in Nepal continues to harm women's well-being, health, and freedom.

Afghanistan’s Investigative Journalists
December 06, 2019

Afghanistan’s Investigative Journalists

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Daily newspaper Etilaat Roz makes an impact in the chaotic Afghan democracy.

629 Pakistani Girls Were Sold as Brides to Chinese Men
December 05, 2019

629 Pakistani Girls Were Sold as Brides to Chinese Men

By Associated Press
Investigations, however, have largely ceased -- allegedly under pressure from officials wary of damaging China-Pakistan relations.

Saving India‘s Intellectual History Will Require a Massive Effort
December 05, 2019

Saving India‘s Intellectual History Will Require a Massive Effort

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Some of India’s historical sources are in dire need of preservation.

US Slaps Trafficking Charges on ‘Dynamite Doug’
December 04, 2019

US Slaps Trafficking Charges on ‘Dynamite Doug’

By Luke Hunt
The British expat is wanted for his trafficking of stolen and looted Cambodian antiquities.
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian: What the ‘China Cables’ Tell Us About Xinjiang
December 04, 2019

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian: What the ‘China Cables’ Tell Us About Xinjiang

By Shannon Tiezzi
The takeaways from and significance of a trove of leaked Chinese government documents on Xinjiang.

Measles Outbreak Brings Samoan Government to Standstill
December 04, 2019

Measles Outbreak Brings Samoan Government to Standstill

By Joshua Mcdonald
Samoa shuts down its government amid a deadly measles outbreak and an anti-vaccine campaign.

Could Britain Really Lose a Military Base in Brunei?
December 03, 2019

Could Britain Really Lose a Military Base in Brunei?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at whether recent speculation holds up.

Korea Wakes up to the Deadly Consequences of Spy Cams and Cyberbullying
December 03, 2019

Korea Wakes up to the Deadly Consequences of Spy Cams and Cyberbullying

By Jenna Gibson
Three high-profile deaths in Korea reignite discussions around privacy, prosecution, and mental health.
Pope Francis Preaches Anti-Nuke Message in First Japan Visit in 38 Years
December 03, 2019

Pope Francis Preaches Anti-Nuke Message in First Japan Visit in 38 Years

By Thisanka Siripala
Pope Francis brought recognition to Japan’s “hidden” Christians while bearing pro-refugee and anti-nuclear messages of peace.

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