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T. Kumar, Dawn Calabia and Roberta Cohen speaking on the issue of internally displaced persons in Washington on May 9, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Speaking Up for Asia's Internally Displaced
Distinguished experts presented the stark realities faced by more than four million internally displaced persons in Asia. more
From the jacket art for The Hidden People of North Korea by Ralph Hassig and Kongdan "Katy" Oh.
North Korea: Exposing the 'Hidden People' of A King's Country
In DC, longtime North Korea-watchers argue against engagement, international aid for North Korea. more
Sophie Richardson (L) and Tung Yap (R) in Washington, DC on May 25, 2011. (Asia Society Washington Center)
'Enemies of the People' Sheds Light On Cambodian Tribunal
A new documentary features unprecedented access to former members of the Khmer Rouge. more
L to R: Nissim Reuben, Maina Chawla Singh, and Ken Robbins after the screening of Next Year in Bombay in Washington, DC on May 10, 2011. (Video below.)
An Indian Twist on the Jewish Diaspora
Following a documentary screening, members of historic minority community share their story. more
L to R: Nissim Reuben, Maina Chawla Singh, and Ken Robbins after the screening of Next Year in Bombay in Washington, DC on May 10, 2011. (Video below.)
An Indian Twist on the Jewish Diaspora
Following a documentary screening, members of historic minority community share their story. more
Nepalese Ambassador to the US Shankar P. Sharma touches on Nepal's emerging constitution and the possible return of America's Peace Corps to Nepal. (2 min., 9 sec.)
'Everybody Loves To Go To Nepal!'
Nepal's ambassador to the US addresses a range of issues facing his country as it recovers from years of violent civil conflict. more
Asia Society Washington Center Exec. Director Jack Garrity (L) with Cityzens Chef Eric Ziebold (R) at the Japan benefit on April 19, 2011.
Asia Society Washington Raises $75,000 For Japan
Center, CityZens Restaurant come together for disaster victims, with all funds raised going directly to the relief effort. more
A fashion show featuring the creations of designer Denny Wirawan (C) was one highlight of the Apr. 8 event in Washington, DC. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Batik for Americans and Indonesians Alike
Fashion, food, and traditional dance attend the launch of the American Batik Design Competition in DC. more
Abdullah Abdullah. (Shah Marrai/AFP/Getty Images)

Abdullah Abdullah: 'Current Government in Afghanistan' US's Main Challenge

Asia Society Associate Fellow and former Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah spoke at the Asia Society in Washington, DC, on Monday, April 11, 2011. more
Kongdan Oh discusses working with North Korean refugees following the screening of Kimjongiliya in Washington on Apr. 13, 2011.
'Kimjongilia' and Life in an 'Absurd' Society
Brookings Institution expert weighs in on documentary depicting conditions in North Korea. more