News Articles for "Asia Director"
Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya minority capsize
An overcrowded boat capsized while trying to escape a cyclone bearing down on Myanmar, tossing dozens of members of the displaced Rohingya minority group ...read more
Rights group urges probe into Thai activist death
An international human-rights group on Wednesday urged Thailand to investigate the slaying of an environmentalist who exposed the dumping of toxic waste, ...read more
Sri Lankan security forces accused of rape and torture
Report details widespread rape and torture by Sri Lankan security forces as a way of extracting confessions from suspected Tamil Tiger sympathisers....read more
An international human rights group is urging Southeast Asian nations to pressure Laos to provide information about a social activist who has not been see...read more