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01.10.2014
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President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Wednesday criticized the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission “impossible”.

01.10.2014
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In 1995, Thailand pledged to empower women and make gender equality a reality at the UN's historic conference on women in Beijing. But how are Thai women faring now?

01.10.2014
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Chy Sila has come a long way since he invested his $500 life savings in a small shop in Cambodia's capital to sell bootleg music and pirated movies.

01.10.2014
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In what advocates describe as gift to the city, the Quezon City Council on Monday approved a city ordinance banning discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.

01.10.2014
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Two members of “hacktivist” group Anonymous Cambodia convicted of computer hacking yesterday will be spared further jail time.

01.10.2014
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In the final part of CPJ's "Undercover in Vietnam" series on press freedom in Vietnam, Southeast Asia Representative Shawn Crispin reveals how prominent blogger Nguyen Van Hai remains behind bars for his critical writing despite the margin for debate opening.

01.10.2014
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A human rights group on Tuesday urged the European Union to press Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to protect human rights and restore democracy quickly when he travels to Italy for a summit of Asian and European leaders.

01.10.2014
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The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has appointed Mrs Laura Hwang Cheng Lin as the new Singapore government representative for women's rights on the Asean Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC).