New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

Page 8 of 10

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

Filed in: Burma Drugs

City of whispers

Among Rangoon’s six million souls, a few have secret conversations with Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Burma

A Short History of Burma

Today over 80 per cent of Burma’s people are Buddhist and the country has the largest number of monks as a percentage of the total population.

Filed in: Burma

From a scorched land

Two survivors from Karen state, where the Burmese military has been laying villages to waste, tell their stories.

Filed in: Burma Refugees

Boycott Lonely Planet

Stop buying Lonely Planet books until BBC withdraws Burma edition.

Filed in: Burma

Patent busting

Corporate Power

Filed in: Pharmaceuticals Thailand

Daring to dream

Dinyar Godrej on what truly inspires.

Filed in: Burma India Israel Mali Palestine Philippines Social Change South Africa

Maldives

The distinctive topography of the Maldives – an archipelago of more than 1,200 small islands – allows for a strict demarcation of function. One for the capital, another for rubbish, 80 or so for tourist resorts, and one for torturing political prisoners.

Filed in: Maldives

Snapshots from shantytown

A photo essay of squatter life.

Filed in: Cities Housing Photography Poverty Thailand

Squatter citizens

Profiles from the frontlines: the politics of survival in some of the world’s grittiest slums.

Filed in: Activism Cities Egypt Housing India Nigeria Philippines Poverty Sri Lanka Venezuela

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Battle for the truth

Conflicted history in Armenia, Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor and Japan.

Filed in: Armenia Cambodia China Guatemala Human Rights Japan Timor-Leste

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