At least a dozen people were detained in Vietnam's capital on Sunday, according to an AFP correspondent on the scene, as anger mounts over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the wives of two detained Chinese human rights lawyers during her trip to Beijing last week in a rare move for a visiting leader, the women told AFP Monday.
Turkey's upcoming presidential elections will not be credible unless the country lifts restrictive emergency measures imposed following a failed 2016 coup, the United Nations human rights chief said Wednesday.
A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested while investigating a massacre, even as seven soldiers were given lengthy sentences for their role in the killings.
A Vietnamese environmental activist was jailed for 14 years on Tuesday over protests against a toxic waste dump that killed tonnes of fish in the communist country ...
Turkish authorities have detained 24 people on suspicion of disseminating ‘terror propaganda’ against Turkey's military operation inside Syria, state media said on Monday.
European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said.
Clashes erupted between Egyptian protesters and policemen on Saturday outside a Cairo police station over the death of a young man in custody, security sources said.