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Public Sentiment Toward Australia Shifts in China
July 03, 2020

Public Sentiment Toward Australia Shifts in China

By Dan Hu
A recent survey notes some important changes in how urban, educated Chinese view Australia.
The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors
July 02, 2020

The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors

By Roderick Wijunamai and Kinley Yangchen
In recent years, self-reported profits were already on a downward trend at the Centenary Farmers’ Market in Thimphu. Then came COVID-19.

Long-Shut Factory Helps COVID-Struck Afghans Breathe Free
July 02, 2020

Long-Shut Factory Helps COVID-Struck Afghans Breathe Free

By Associated Press
Najibullah Seddiqi reopened his closed oxygen factory and now refills 200 to 300 small cylinders a day free for COVID-19 patients.

UN Rights Office Criticizes ‘Impunity’ and ‘Systematic’ Violence of Philippines Drug War
July 02, 2020

UN Rights Office Criticizes ‘Impunity’ and ‘Systematic’ Violence of Philippines Drug War

By Nick Aspinwall
The UN rights chief slammed the drug war, adding fuel to calls for an international investigation. The Philippine government responded by promising to investigate drug war killings.

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Pakistan’s Transgender Community
July 02, 2020

COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Pakistan’s Transgender Community

By Ebad Ahmed
Transgender people in Pakistan were already marginalized. Now the pandemic is adding to their plight.
India Shows the World How to Use ‘Cyberspace Sovereignty’ Against China
July 02, 2020

India Shows the World How to Use ‘Cyberspace Sovereignty’ Against China

By Chauncey Jung
It’s time for liberal democracies to embrace the term -- with a new definition --to defend against China’s predatory cyber practices.

Afghan Media Struggle to Survive the Pandemic
July 02, 2020

Afghan Media Struggle to Survive the Pandemic

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Fewer ads, COVID-19 restrictions, and falling revenue have media outlets in Afghanistan “on the edge of collapse.”
Why Can’t India End Police Brutality? 
July 01, 2020

Why Can’t India End Police Brutality? 

By Sumithra Prasanna
A horrifying case from Tamil Nadu once again demonstrates the lack of accountability for India’s police.

Hong Kong Through Water and Fire
July 01, 2020

Hong Kong Through Water and Fire

By Sebastian Veg
From the mass protests of 2019 to the national security law of 2020.

Inside Pakistan’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing
July 01, 2020

Inside Pakistan’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing

By Niha Dagia
Detective work is at the heart of efforts to fight the pandemic. Will it be enough?

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Troubled Media Landscape
June 30, 2020

Confronting Southeast Asia’s Troubled Media Landscape

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent incident spotlights the wider troubles in Southeast Asia’s media landscape over the past few years and the challenges in addressing them.
With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line
June 30, 2020

With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line

By Jo Kim
Beijing’s propaganda use of the anti-racism movement risks backfiring.

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