New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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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

Sold to the sea: trafficking in the Thai fishing industry

Migrants who escape violent, unpaid work can face a corrupt legal system. Andy Hickman meets a group from Burma.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Thailand

Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

Rubber barons are robbing Cambodia and Laos

A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.

Filed in: Cambodia Environment Forests Land Laos

The Philippines: little reason to celebrate press freedom

While rankings have improved, Iris Gonzales describes a culture of impunity which fails to get justice for murdered media workers.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Philippines Politics Violence

Country Profile: Indonesia

Another decade of living dangerously, despite a smart, engaged middle class and increasingly empowered poor.

Filed in: Indonesia

Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.

Filed in: Migration Philippines Work

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

Why I support One Billion Rising

Despite criticism that the campaign doesn’t address the root causes of women’s inequality, Iris Gonzales says it’s a step in the right direction.

Filed in: Philippines Women

Philippines government must do better

A new report states that human rights abuses are not being dealt with sufficiently. Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

The Philippines joins One Billion Rising

Iris Gonzales is heartened that her country has adopted the campaign against violence against women.

Filed in: Philippines Women

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