An attorney assisting Gambia with its lawsuit against Myanmar for state-sponsored genocide at the U.N.'s top court said Thursday that he is confident that the West African nation will win the case based on copious, strong evidence of army atrocities against the Muslim Rohingyas.…Read more
More than 20 activists from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who voiced support for the return of party chief Sam Rainsy from exile remain in detention one week after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered them released on bail, a lawyer said Wednesday.…Read more
Authorities in Laos have sentenced a woman to 15 years in prison for trafficking four Lao girls to China in 2018, RFA has learned.
Identified as Mrs. Duangchanh, the woman met the girls in Luang Namtha city, Luang Namtha province in January 2018. She …Read more
House Speaker Chuan Leekpai was today warned that he might face a legal action for interference in the duties of House standing committees over his recent enforcement of a new rule governing chairmen of the various committees.
The new rule requires all House committees …Read more
A malfeasance charge was filed today with the Criminal Court for Corruption Cases, by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, against the seven election commissioners in connection with their handling of the Future Forward party leader's media ownership case.
The legal action came two days ahead of a …Read more
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 activists say at least 1 …Read more
A judge in Cambodia has ended a probe into charges of treason against opposition chief Kem Sokha, heralding what could be the conclusion of his two-year old case, days after the European Union issued a damning report saying the country had failed to make …Read more
A trial judge in Vietnam's Nha Trang City on Thursday ejected from her courtroom a defense attorney representing a lawyer who was charged with tax evasion after offering to represent a former blogger for Radio Free Asia.
Nguyen Duy Binh was dragged from the …Read more
The seafaring livelihoods of Myanmar's sea gypsies, a nomadic ethnic group also known as Moken or Salone in Burmese, are being threatened by a plan to expand pearl farming in an archipelago they inhabit off the Southeast Asian country's southern coast, members of the …Read more
Stakeholders are concerned about the legitimacy of the multinational approval process for Laos' Luangprabang hydropower project, after recommendations to lower the environmental impact were raised, but few were accepted during a meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) last week in Vientiane.
The meeting …Read more