Edward White
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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 
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2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.

2016/10/24 | Edward White

Threats Against Turks in Taipei Referred to Police

Threats have been made against people associated with the so-called Gulen movement in Taiwan.

2016/10/20 | Edward White

Flying Blind: Mental Health Testing in Taiwan’s Courts

With no guidelines, few rules and little experience, medical experts, academics, lawyers and judges in Taiwan are flying blind when it comes to testing criminal suspects for psychological and psychiatric issues.

2016/10/19 | Edward White

Selfie Arrest Shows LGBT Criminalization ‘Snowballing’ In Indonesia

The criminalizing of LGBT activities is gaining pace in Indonesia and activists are predicting increased risks of violence.

2016/10/17 | Edward White

Vietnamese Netizens Defiant Despite Looming Prison Threats

‘What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger’: Vietnamese bloggers and political activists will continue to criticize authorities, despite the ever-present threat of jail and an increasingly confident government.

2016/10/14 | Edward White

Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death

What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?

2016/10/13 | Edward White

Report Slams Malaysia’s Crackdown on Free Speech, Political Dissent

An international human rights watchdog has slammed Malaysia’s ongoing crackdown on free speech and political dissent.

2016/10/12 | Edward White

Indonesian LGBT Activists Wary on Gay Sex Ban Court Decision

The anti-LGBT sentiment that swept through Indonesia earlier this year appears to have mellowed somewhat in recent months. But efforts by conservative religious groups to marginalize the LGBT community continue.

2016/10/12 | Edward White

Hong Kong’s 'Anti-Beijing' Legislators Ruffle Feathers Taking Oath

Despite warnings yesterday, Hong Kong's new generation of lawmakers are causing trouble on their first day in parliament.

2016/10/06 | Edward White

Renewed Fears for Religious Freedom in Vietnam

Human rights advocates are concerned about fresh restrictions on religious freedom in Vietnam.

2016/10/05 | Edward White

UK Experts in Taipei to Convince Taiwan to Drop Death Penalty

Recent calls from local activists and the international community for Taiwan to abolish the death penalty have fallen on deaf ears.

2016/10/05 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Subway Murderer’s Lawyer Believes More ‘Random Killings’ Likely

The lawyer of the man who killed four people on the Taipei subway in 2014 is bracing himself for more ‘random killings’ in Taiwan.

2016/10/05 | Edward White

China Blamed as Thailand Detains Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist

A political party in Taiwan has slammed China after Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was detained in Bangkok.

2016/10/03 | Edward White

Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China

Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.