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Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor temples

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia will ban all elephant rides at the country’s famed Angkor temple park by early next year, an official said Friday, a rare win for conservationists who have [...]
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Vietnam jails music teacher for ‘undermining’ state

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for Facebook posts that allegedly undermined the one-party state, which has been accused of tightening the [...]
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Cambodian judge ends investigation of opposition leader

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Cambodian judge has closed the investigation into treason charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha and that means he could now be brought to trial or the charges [...]
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Vietnam jails music teacher for ‘undermining’ state

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnam sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for Facebook posts that allegedly undermined the one-party state, which has been accused of tightening the [...]
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‘It’s a sin’: Cambodia’s brutal and shadowy dog meat trade

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business that traumatises workers and exposes them to deadly health [...]
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Cambodia to free more than 70 opposition activists on bail

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has ordered the release on bail of more than 70 opposition activists arrested in recent weeks and accused of plotting to overthrow the [...]
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Cambodia PM orders release of opposition members jailed for ‘coup’ bid

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Cambodian leader Hun Sen ordered the release Thursday of dozens of opponents and activists that authorities accused of helping his arch-rival plot a coup. The arrests were [...]
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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces first legal action over Rohingya crisis

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces first legal action over Rohingya crisis

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 7:36 AM

Case launches in Argentina under ‘universal jurisdiction’ demanding justice over ‘existential threat’ to minority Aung San Suu Kyi is among several [...]
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The fight for justice over Burma’s Rohingya ‘genocide’

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Myanmar is facing a barrage of legal challenges from all over the world in an attempt to hold it accountable over the alleged genocide against its Rohingya Muslim population. [...]
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Cambodian opposition figure barred from flight in Malaysia

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Exiled Cambodian opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy was Wednesday blocked from getting on a flight from Malaysia to Indonesia, an airline said, after strongman Hun Sen [...]
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Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 7:36 AM

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named on Wednesday (November 13) in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya [...]
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Burma government urged to scrap colonial-era law on gay sex

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:36 AM

Myanmar one of more than 40 countries where laws introduced by British entrench discrimination against LGBT people. Khin Maung Htun, a gay man in Myanmar, was standing on the [...]
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Cambodia opposition figure says pressure growing on Hun Sen

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and external [...]
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Fear stoked by Chinese-funded port and SEZ in Burma’s Rakhine

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Aung Gyi is forced to fish covertly under the shroud of night in western Myanmar waters as China bids to transform the strategically key region into a shipping and industrial [...]
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Vietnam drops a legal gauntlet in South China Sea

Vietnam drops a legal gauntlet in South China Sea

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Hanoi hints it may take Beijing to The Hague to arbitrate their simmering sea disputes; China would likely reject any ruling Vietnam has signaled it may take China to [...]
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