AI is transforming the human rights space and encouraging civilian participation in the fight against human trafficking.
Last week’s US-ASEAN Partnership Forum highlighted the Trump administration’s efforts to deepen economic ties to the region. But it will not seek to mirror China’s Belt and Road, nor Europe’s plan to make economic cooperation contingent on the upholding of human rights.
ASEAN is approaching a defining moment. Will it allow regional human rights abuses to undermine its power as a supranational body, or will it abandon its policy of non-intervention?
Work on the Chao Phraya Riverside Promenade has begun. Communities are driven away as Bangkok puts profits ahead of environmental concerns.
A tougher penal code and systematic violence mean times are tough for environmental activists across Vietnam.
The arrests of three journalists in Myanmar have shown Aung San Suu Kyi’s true colours – human rights preserver or violator?
Duterte’s erratic foreign policy decisions threaten to destabilise the intricate relationship between the US and China.
Muslim families are suffering horrific killings, beatings and acts of rape at the hands of Myanmar’s military claim desperate survivors that have fled to Bangladesh. The government says it will investigate.
Poverty and human rights abuses wreak havoc across Myanmar while the government is inactive; ineptly running the country and failing to provide basic protection for their downtrodden population.
Amos Yee is the dissident who made a name for himself with his controversial and seditious online postings, now sitting in an American jail hoping for asylum. He showed considerable skill in connecting with the public, but his sad and ill-thought-out message was always going to be his downfall.