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PETALING JAYA: The Manjung Municipal Council has been criticised over its dog-shooting operation which was later called off amid stricter amendments made to the Animal Welfare Act 2015.
Hanoi, July 7, 2020 (AFP): A Vietnamese man accused of "defaming" the country's leaders for broadcasting his pro-democracy views on Facebook was jailed for eight years on Tuesday after a lightning-quick trial denounced by rights groups.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain can once again issue new licences to export arms to Saudi Arabia after complying with a court order, its trade minister said on Tuesday, a move campaigners condemned as "morally bankrupt".
PETALING JAYA: Refuge for the Refugees founder Heidy Quah was questioned by the police for two hours over her post on the conditions of immigration depots last month.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police on Tuesday fired teargas and arrested activists gathering for a march against perceived government injustice that has been given extra impetus this year by rights groups' allegations of police brutality during the COVID-19 lockdown.
(Reuters) - Maung Saung Kha, a prominent Myanmar poet and activist, appeared in court on Tuesday to face accusations that he helped stage an unlawful protest demanding an end to internet blackouts imposed on two of the country's poorest states.
HANOI (Reuters) - A court in Vietnam on Tuesday sentenced a man to eight years in prison after finding him guilty of uploading anti-state posts on his Facebook account, the security ministry said.
BANGKOK, July 7 (Xinhua): Thailand's Ministry of Commerce dismissed on Tuesday claims by Western animal rights group that monkeys trained to pick coconuts were maltreated.
The actress has pulled out of a role in an upcoming film in which she'd play a transgender character after facing backlash online.
WASHINGTON (Xinhua): US Deputy Secretary of State and special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun will visit South Korea and Japan this week, said the US State Department on Monday (July 6).