Pakistan is facing a third day of protests by Islamist groups after the country’s Supreme Court acquitted a Christian woman accused of blaspheming against Islam’s holy prophet. Demonstrators have attacked the media and broken television cameras. All of the video for this story was shot on cell phones. VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem reports from capital Islamabad.
Asian leaders will be meeting at the U.S.-ASEAN Summit and East Asia Summit in Singapore Nov. 15. Despite evidence of rising authoritarianism, human rights violations and regression of democracy in the region, these issues won't be high on the agenda. What is causing this trend, and why is the Trump administration largely silent on it? White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara has this report.