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Report: Leaked Chinese Government Documents Detail Xinjiang Clampdown

BEIJING - A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country's western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping, the New York Times reported Saturday.United Nations experts and ...Read More

Myanmar Rejects International Court’s Jurisdiction

YANGON, MYANMAR - Myanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority.Government spokesman Zaw Htay said at a F...Read More

Laos reiterates commitments to human-centered development at Nairobi ...

(KPL) The delegation from the Lao PDR announced a package of national commitments to the acceleration of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (PoA, ICPD) and 2030 Agenda for Sustainab...Read More

Police Detain Eight Would-be Protesters in Lao Capital Vientiane

Police in the Lao capital Vientiane detained eight people this week who were planning protests calling for free speech and condemning land grabs and dam projects, later releasing six of them, RFA's Lao Service learned on Friday.The arrests took place o...Read More

Lao Midwives Host Their 1st Workshop on Maternal Death Surveillance

(KPL) Through the support of UNFPA and Lao Midwife Fund, the Lao Association of Midwives (LAM) hosted its first professional development workshop on the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response mechanism (MDSR) on Nov 13-14.The aim was to engage LAM me...Read More