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Hong Kong authorities arrest seven opposition activists in latest sweep

The arrests come just four months after Beijing imposed a contentious national security law on the city

Philippine veteran activists lead protest rally on dictator’s birth anniversary

The years of martial law in the 1970s “is a painful reminder” for many church people who died and went missing during the Marcos years

Peasant activist killed in Philippine capital

Randall Echanis, peace consultant of the National Democratic Front was killed inside his rented house in Novaliches, Quezon City

Rights groups call for release of Filipino activist accused of being...

The groups appealed for the freedom of Teresita Naul, a council member of rights group Karapatan, who was arrested by authorities in Lanao del Norte province in March

Church group calls on authorities to be ‘lenient’ to protesters

The call came after authorities arrested 11 people who staged a demonstration against the newly signed law in Laguna province on July 4

Indonesian court finds three Papuan men guilty of treason

They were protesting against racism but are convicted of treason, rights researcher says

Philippines’ green activists join opposition to proposed anti-terror law

Environmental defenders are wary that the proposed law would target activists who protest against 'destructive projects'

Under the shadow of contagion, Philippine activists killed

An activist leading relief efforts for people affected by the “enhanced community quarantine” in the central Philippine city of Iloilo was shot dead in...

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