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Bhutan’s Lawmakers Urged to Decriminalize Homosexuality
January 21, 2020

Bhutan’s Lawmakers Urged to Decriminalize Homosexuality

By StoriesAsia
Bhutan’s upper house of parliament is set to deliberate a bill that could decriminalize homosexuality in the country.
How India Ended Up in Turmoil Over the Issue of Citizenship
January 21, 2020

How India Ended Up in Turmoil Over the Issue of Citizenship

By Associated Press
Protests began recently, but tensions over who gets to be Indian have persisted for decades.

Addressing Rape in India
January 21, 2020

Addressing Rape in India

By Neeta Lal
7 years after an infamous rape and murder case, India has made little progress in preventing crimes against women.

How Chinese Immigrants Found Their Place in Puerto Rico
January 21, 2020

How Chinese Immigrants Found Their Place in Puerto Rico

By Robert Farley
By the 1890s, many Chinese immigrants had made their homes in Puerto Rico.

Xi Jinping Warns That China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Must Be Taken Seriously
January 21, 2020

Xi Jinping Warns That China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Must Be Taken Seriously

By Associated Press
Chinese authorities reported a sharp rise in the number of cases as they confirmed the disease can be spread between infected people.
China’s Media Go Global But Struggle With Credibility
January 18, 2020

China’s Media Go Global But Struggle With Credibility

By Jo Kim
China has many good stories, but the CCP is not good at telling them.

Why Does Nepal Still Have So Few Women Lawyers?
January 18, 2020

Why Does Nepal Still Have So Few Women Lawyers?

By Dikshya Koirala and Harsh Mahaseth
Over 50 years after Nepal’s first woman lawyer, entrenched gender norms continue to hold women back from the legal profession.
Another Ethnic Kazakh Escapes Deportation to Xinjiang
January 18, 2020

Another Ethnic Kazakh Escapes Deportation to Xinjiang

By Catherine Putz
A court in Zharkent decided to not deport Tilek Tabarikuly, another ethnic Kazakh who escaped across the border with China.

Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia
January 17, 2020

Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia

By Yau Tsz Yan
Is Beijing building a cross-border social engineering system, one software solution at a time?

Cambodia: Largest Casino Worker Strike Victory Highlights Wider Rights Issues
January 16, 2020

Cambodia: Largest Casino Worker Strike Victory Highlights Wider Rights Issues

By Luke Hunt
While the recent strike resulted in a pay rise commitment, it also spotlighted the wider rights issues and economic challenges for some workers.

Is India’s BJP Government Set to Create a ‘Hindu Pakistan’?
January 16, 2020

Is India’s BJP Government Set to Create a ‘Hindu Pakistan’?

By Sumithra Prasanna
The BJP's recent moves have fanned fears that it is enacting long-held dreams to create a Hindu nation.
Ghosn’s Flight to Lebanon: What’s Next?
January 14, 2020

Ghosn’s Flight to Lebanon: What’s Next?

By Bruce Aronson
The incident leaves lingering questions and contending perceptions that have yet to be addressed.

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