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Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month’s ‘Country Profile’.

Filed in: Burma

Genocide by any other name

Media attention has focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, but their background story is repeatedly ignored, says Neda Tehrani.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Minorities

When cartooning is a crime

Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar explains why he faces 43 years’ imprisonment simply for doing his job.

Filed in: Law Malaysia Media

Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

Filed in: Drugs Law Migration Philippines

‘Stop moaning – or you’ll collapse in defeat’

A journalist friend in Singapore gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about her own political reactions.

Filed in: Singapore

Sabah’s invisible children

A new Al Jazeera documentary looks at the fate of ‘illegals’ in Sabah, Malaysia. Producer Sarah Yeo recounts her journey there. 

Filed in: Human Rights Malaysia

Indonesia at a crossroads

Nithin Coca reports on a political battle between government and a respected anti-corruption institution.

Filed in: Democracy Indonesia Politics

Thailand’s midnight flower-sellers

The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Human Rights Thailand

As real as it can get

The Everyday Philippines Instagram project reveals life in all its diversity, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Photography Society

We need to stand with small island states

Climate change rocks small island states, writes Hannah Fair.

Filed in: Climate Change Maldives Vanuatu

Indonesia’s death penalty crisis

Nithin Coca explores the country’s pressing human rights issue.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia

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