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As anti-government protests are rocking Bangkok, DW spoke to demonstrators about why they are protesting and what they aim to achieve.
Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand have ignored a government ban on demonstrations calling for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to stand down and new limits on the power of the monarchy.
A scholar of law and the criminal justice system reports on the connections between complaint histories and police violence.
The #BabaeAko movement grew out of anger with the misogyny of President Duterte - or so we thought. Many Filipino women resent efforts to politicize their struggle for equality.
Migrant domestic workers gathered in Taipei Main Station on Sunday afternoon to fight for recognition under the Labor Standards Act, the abolition of the brokerage system, and an end to sexual harassment
Filipinos are accustomed to chaotic periods in politics, but the killings of several young boys by police brought tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets. As tension between Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and the public escalates, the threat of martial law and a repeat of the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos is all too real.
The protest saw violence against students from members of the Chinese Unification Promotion Party and the Concentric Patriotic Association, pro-unification groups with a history of political violence against pro-independence demonstrators, members of the Falun Gong and others.
As Taiwanese businesses are unwilling to increase wages for the want to hold onto their profits, they are also complicit in causing themselves to lose demand, and therefore their business sustainability. The government needs to act.