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Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar
November 22, 2022

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Once mostly immune from the country's post-coup turmoils, Rakhine State is beset by an increasingly devastating conflict.
China’s Interference in Canada’s Elections
November 22, 2022

China’s Interference in Canada’s Elections

By Chauncey Jung
Allegations of election interference are the latest issue to sour Canada on Beijing.

Tokayev Secures Presidency in Old Kazakhstan-Style Early Election
November 21, 2022

Tokayev Secures Presidency in Old Kazakhstan-Style Early Election

By Catherine Putz
In “New Kazakhstan,” an typical old Kazakhstan-style election grants Tokayev power through 2029.

Philippines Assures UN that it Upholds Human Rights
November 21, 2022

Philippines Assures UN that it Upholds Human Rights

By Mong Palatino
Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla denied the claims that the country is plagued by a "culture of impunity."

Malay Nationalist Bloc on Brink of Power in Malaysia After Indecisive Election
November 21, 2022

Malay Nationalist Bloc on Brink of Power in Malaysia After Indecisive Election

By Sebastian Strangio
After a surprise return at Saturday's election, Muhyiddin Yassin's Perikatan Nasional coalition is in the box seat to form the next government.
Former President Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Mongolia’s Democracy and Security
November 19, 2022

Former President Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Mongolia’s Democracy and Security

By Bolor Lkhaajav
“Democracy is deeply rooted in Mongolia. Yet, our people’s choice is under constant assault.”

Young Candidates Rattle the Old Guard in Nepal’s Elections
November 18, 2022

Young Candidates Rattle the Old Guard in Nepal’s Elections

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
With young, energetic and independent candidates throwing their hats in the ring, the old and established politicians are having to work harder to impress voters.
Thoughts on Xi Jinping’s Third Term
November 18, 2022

Thoughts on Xi Jinping’s Third Term

By KAWASHIMA Shin
Xi has imposed his own take on unity of the "Chinese dream."

Ahead of Nepal’s Election, Many Decry the Lack of Choice
November 18, 2022

Ahead of Nepal’s Election, Many Decry the Lack of Choice

By Pratistha Rijal
The nomination of veteran candidates and their patrons comes at the cost of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups – including women.

Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders
November 17, 2022

Amnesty International Urges Sri Lanka to Drop Terror Charges Against 2 Protest Leaders

By Bharatha Mallawarachi
It also called for the repeal of the harsh, civil war-era Prevention of Terrorism Act, under which the two protest leaders are being held.

Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?
November 17, 2022

Ahead of GE15, Will it Be Back to the Future for Malaysian Politics?

By James Chin
Despite its shock defeat in 2018, UMNO's proven brand of ethnic Malay identity politics could play a decisive role in Saturday's election.
Where is Bougainville on the Path to Independence?
November 17, 2022

Where is Bougainville on the Path to Independence?

By Dechlan Brennan
After seeing overwhelming support for Bougainville independence in a 2019 referendum, there is some frustration over perceived foot-dragging by PNG.

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