Islamic school seeks to steer sons of militants to new path

Aug 2, 2017

A former Islamic militant in Indonesia who says he regrets his past has opened up a school for the children of extremists with the hope of steering them away from the paths of their fathers

Duterte says only empty tribal schools would be bombed

Jul 28, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says his threat to launch airstrikes against tribal schools because they allegedly teach subversion would apply only when the buildings are empty

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

Jul 26, 2017

Human rights groups have asked the Philippine president to withdraw his threat of airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

May 26, 2017

One of the Chinese government's most vocal, and dogged, critics will finally fall silent

Professor detained in China returns to Australia

Apr 2, 2017

The lawyer for a Sydney-based professor who was prevented from leaving China says his client has been allowed to return to Australia

Scholars urge China to let academic return to Australia

Mar 30, 2017

Dozens of scholars in Australia, the U.S., Britain and Hong Kong are urging Beijing to free a Sydney-based academic, warning that its refusal to allow him to return home is raising concerns about the risks of conducting research in China

China prevents academic from returning home to Australia

Mar 27, 2017

The lawyer for a professor at an Australian university says the academic has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security

China says rebuilding major western Buddhist learning center

Mar 14, 2017

China says it is rebuilding a major center of Tibetan Buddhist learning in the country's west, following reports last year that the complex was being demolished and its residents evicted

Thai university riled by lecturers' criticism of government

Feb 28, 2017

Rights groups urged a university to drop an investigation of a group of lecturers who criticized Thailand's military junta, calling the university's response an attack on free speech and academic freedom

Philippine officials say 14 mostly college students have died after bus slams into concrete post

Feb 20, 2017

Philippine officials say 14 mostly college students have died after bus slams into concrete post

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