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Duterte-Critic Journalist Ressa Convicted in Philippines Libel Case

MANILA - High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was convicted Monday in a cyber libel case that press freedom advocates have branded a ploy to silence critics of President Rodrigo Duterte. The verdict was handed down in a Manila courtroom against Ressa,

Investigation Underway in Cambodia Over Thai Activist’s Disappearance

Cambodia’s national police force has launched an investigation into the alleged abduction of Thai political activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit despite earlier calling his disappearance “fake news,” prompting frustration over delays from a rights group that demanded an independent and transparent probe. Wanchalearm,

Vietnam Arrests Khmer Krom Family Over Land Dispute Clash

Vietnamese authorities in Kien Giang province have arrested a Khmer Krom minority family of six for their involvement in a violent confrontation during a forced eviction last month, relatives told RFA Tuesday. After their arrest on Sunday, the six were questioned for