Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has reaffirmed the need for reforms, saying Malaysia must change or it will
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Living the ‘Chinese Dream’: Beijing’s new world order | Politics News
Ever since China abandoned its zero-COVID policy at the end of last year, Beijing has been involved in a flurry of engagements
In a changed Indonesia, some fear a ‘backlash’ against freedoms | Politics News
Medan, Indonesia – On the morning of May 21, 1998, Indonesia’s then-leader Soeharto stood in the Presidential Palace and addressed the nation.
Amnesty report finds racial bias in Peru’s protest crackdown | Protests News
The Peruvian government was more likely to use lethal violence in marginalised areas of the country as part of its crackdown on
Cambodia condemned after union leader jailed over casino strike | Labour Rights News
Chhim Sithar was found guilty of ‘incitement’ over strikes that began in 2021 when NagaWorld fired more than 1,300 staff. A Cambodian
TikTok sues US state of Montana over law banning its use | Social Media News
The lawsuit argues that the state’s ban singles out the short-form video app and undermines free speech. The video app TikTok has
Cambodia’s main opposition party barred from July election | Elections News
Disqualification means the ruling Cambodian People’s Party under Hun Sen is likely to sweep the election as it did in 2018. Cambodia’s
Guatemala’s elPeriodico shutting due to government ‘persecution’ | Freedom of the Press News
Closing of elPeriodico underscores regional trend of governments cracking down on independent media, observers say. One of Guatemala’s oldest and most well-known
China steps up use of ‘exit bans’ against government critics | Human Rights News
China has stepped up the use of exit bans against human rights defenders and their families and expanded legislation authorising their use
US Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill mifepristone | Women’s Rights News
BREAKINGBREAKING, The ruling preserves broad access to mifepristone, upholding the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the pill. The United States
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