New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

Iris Gonzales talks to those affected by a lucrative and terrible trade.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Thailand

Thanks to British banks, coal is king in Indonesian Borneo

Local villages are being evicted while the City of London and mining companies binge on fossil fuels. Alex Scrivener reports.

Filed in: Energy Environment Forests Indonesia Mining

Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism Burma Religion Violence

Zamboanga, a city under siege

While all eyes were on Kenya, another devastating attack was taking place in the Philippines. Iris Gonzales reports.

Filed in: Philippines Violence

Burma must address its ‘Rohingya problem’

With ethnic violence displacing hundreds of thousands, a resolution can’t come too soon, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Burma Politics Religion

The case of Ban Mae Surin: tragic accident or foul play?

Daniel Pye and Saw C Rogers investigate a suspicious fire which killed 37 Burmese refugees in Thailand.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Military Refugees Thailand

‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Politics

There’s a lot more to do, President Aquino

Stop blowing your own trumpet, and start tackling human rights abuses, says Iris Gonzales in the Philippines.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines Politics

Let’s talk about parenting

In the Philippines, Iris Gonzales attends a course to get hints on doing the best for her daughter.

Filed in: Children Philippines

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Indonesians refuse to stop fighting extractive industry

Radical action is needed to help the victims of the fossil fuel rush win justice, writes Alex Scrivener.

Filed in: Corporations Energy Environment Indonesia

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