Malaysia's High Court acquitted Anwar Ibrahim of criminal sodomy charges, but the repressive statute that enabled his persecution is still on the books.
China must release activist Chen Wei, who has been sentenced to nine years prison for criticizing the Communist Party.
Villagers in Wukan have been protesting what they say is the local government’s latest attempt to secretly sell off their farmland to developers.
One year after Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize, he and other Chinese activists still languish in jail.
Four Cambodian women face politically motivated charges over protests linked to forced evictions at Boueng Kak Lake in Phnom Penh.
If enacted, the Peaceful Assembly Bill would effectively prohibit street protests and fine demonstrators who fail to comply.
A new report provides first-hand stories of women resisting forced eviction from their homes and land
Valsa John, who worked with Indigenous communities affected by coal mining, was beaten to death in her home.
Almost 3,000 Chinese villagers have reportedly signed a petition calling for the release of a Falun Gong practictioner who may have been tortured.
Reports that supporters intend to take action on Chen Guangcheng's 40th birthday have prompted fears of confrontation with security officials.
One protester has been killed and several injured in clashes with police at a US-owned mine in eastern Indonesia.
A year after he was awarded the Nobel peace prize, activist Liu Xiabo continues to be held incommunicado, while his wife is under house arrest.
Around 90 families are at imminent risk of losing their homes as a development company continues to clear the land for construction.
Prime Minister Najib Razak plans to repeal the Internal Security Act, which allows the authorities to detain people indefinitely without charge or trial.
Wang Lihong has been sentenced to nine months in prison in connection with her support for bloggers.
Amnesty International calls for release of 56-year-old activist detained after organizing a demonstration in support of bloggers.
A French-Vietnamese blogger who has spoken out about environmental issues, has been sentenced to three years in prison on national security charges.
At least three people were killed when police fired on 500 farmers gathered to protest a pipeline bringing water to an industrial township.
The activists, known as the E06, were arrested in relation to an electoral reform rally and held without charge for a month