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In just the last two months, nearly two dozen activists have been charged under Malaysia's archaic Sedition Act.
The plan stipulates Rohingya should register as Bengali, which implies they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
Quarreling political factions have reached a deal ending a year-long crisis, but human rights concerns continue.
Juliette Rousselot
Five Myanmar journalists were recently sentenced to ten years in prison, a move decried by rights groups.
Bloggers and campaigners in Cambodia warn that new law is intended to thwart online debate.
Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims amounts to 'ethnic cleansing' and 'crimes against humanity'.
Pressure mounts on Myanmar for an investigation amid reports that dozens of the persecuted minority were killed.
Parliament's lower houses passes legislation that gives authorities power to hold people for years without charge.
We ask if recent government measures are a violation of human rights, or a justifiable means to maintain security.
Human rights groups say focus on security, rather than discrimination skews results of long-awaited government report.
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UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
 
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