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Cambodia Primed for the Main Event
June 25, 2011
Cambodia Primed for the Main Event
Decades after the horrors of the Killing Fields, many Cambodians hope Case 002 can finally offer justice to the memory of those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
Cambodia Primed for the Main Event
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
June 21, 2011
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
Why civil society leaders like Anna Hazare and Bab Ramdev are seizing the initiative on tackling corruption in India.
India’s Anti-Corruption Crusades
South Korea's Tuition Battle
June 20, 2011
South Korea's Tuition Battle
Disillusioned over underinvestment in education, university students are taking to the streets. It’s just one front in a broader political battle.
South Korea's Tuition Battle
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
June 07, 2011
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
Persecuted in their Burma homeland, many of the Rohingya people have fled across the border to Bangladesh. But even there, they can’t make a living.
Burma's 'Nowhere People'
The Sad Truth of China’s Education
June 03, 2011
The Sad Truth of China’s Education
Next week, Chinese students take the national college entrance exam. It’s the soul-destroying culmination of years of study. And as good as it gets.
The Sad Truth of China’s Education
Free Speech in Thailand
June 03, 2011
Free Speech in Thailand
Thailand‘s lèse-majesté laws are notorious. But do Thais care enough to get behind a push ahead of elections to amend the rules?
Free Speech in Thailand
Escaping North Korea
May 28, 2011
Escaping North Korea
The hundreds of North Koreans escaping into China each year are facing ever tougher border controls. Those caught face imprisonment and torture.
Escaping North Korea
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
May 19, 2011
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
While international attention has been focused on China’s crackdown on activists, Vietnam has also been tightening up on dissent.
Vietnam Treads China’s Path
Inside Iran’s Most Secretive Region
May 16, 2011
Inside Iran’s Most Secretive Region
Sistan and Balochistan has been described as akin to Mars on Earth. For all the attention they get from Tehran, many Baloch feel they may as well be on another planet.
Inside Iran’s Most Secretive Region
Burma Rethinks Censorship. A Bit.
May 13, 2011
Burma Rethinks Censorship. A Bit.
Under the guise of a new parliamentary system, Burma’s government is indicating that it may relax its draconian media censorship policy.
Burma Rethinks Censorship. A Bit.
April 30, 2011
Thailand, Cambodia Spat Gets Ugly
Domestic politics could be pushing leaders of the two countries to more intense conflict as thousands flee border fighting.
Thailand, Cambodia Spat Gets Ugly
NGO Illusions We Want to Believe
April 29, 2011
NGO Illusions We Want to Believe
Claims that an Afghanistan NGO founder fabricated details of his books has shaken the faith of his fans. But did we all get what we deserve?
NGO Illusions We Want to Believe
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
April 28, 2011
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
The Chinese government may be cracking down hard on dissent. But some protesters are treated more gently than others, argues Minxin Pei.
Why China’s Crackdown is Selective
Talking 21st Century Statecraft
April 16, 2011
Talking 21st Century Statecraft
Thom Woodroofe speaks with one of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top advisers about e-diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific.
Talking 21st Century Statecraft
Cambodia’s NGO Blues
April 09, 2011
Cambodia’s NGO Blues
The Cambodian government’s plan to require that NGOs be registered is just an excuse to stifle legitimate protests, activists say.
Cambodia’s NGO Blues
Why China Is Cracking Down
April 07, 2011
Why China Is Cracking Down
The detention of Ai Weiwei is part of a broader strategy, says Kelley Currie. With international criticism muted, expect more of the same.
Why China Is Cracking Down
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