Egyptians living abroad will start voting in parliamentary elections tomorrow. But what is likely to change in Egypt? Since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took power in 2013, many dissidents have gone missing. We hear one man’s story.
Vietnam has cracked down further on dissent, arresting four rights activists on charges of trying to overthrow the government. Hanoi has already faced EU, US and UN calls to release bloggers and a lawyer.
Beijing has been increasingly successful recently in its attempts to boost its image abroad. However, the death of Liu Xiaobo is a reminder that China locks away peaceful dissidents, says DW's Phillip Bilsky.
Xu Zhiyong, an eminent rights activist, has been freed by Chinese authorities. His release comes days after the death of Liu Xiaobo, a dissident and Nobel peace laureate who was not allowed a cancer treatment abroad.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, an important critic of China's Communist Party, has died after years of imprisonment. He is known for his peaceful fight for democracy.
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