New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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Education is a right, not a privilege! say Filipino protesters

Student attempts to occupy Manila may have been thwarted – but the protests will continue, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Activism Philippines

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Arroyo arrested but problems persist

The former Philippines president has been arrested, but it will take more than anti-corruption measures to save the country’s economy, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines

After the slaughter

Two years after the Maguindanao massacre in the Philippines, the victims have not been forgotten, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines

Why aren’t we protecting our children?

A report from the Philippines revealing the latest child abuse figures makes devastating reading, discovers Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Children Philippines Southeast Asia

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

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