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2020/01/22 | Mongabay

Award-Winning Environmental Editor Arrested in Indonesia

Mongabay editor Philip Jacobson was detained in Indonesia on December 17, 2019 over an alleged issue with his business visa.

2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger

PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic

Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.

2018/06/30 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan's New Southbound Push Risks Duterte Drug War Complicity

A Filipino fugitive awaits deportation in Taipei on drug charges, illustrating how the Tsai administration's New Southbound Policy’s fails to consider human rights.

2017/06/14 | Phil Robertson

OP-ED: Vietnam Stripping Blogger of Citizenship is Outrageous

The international community, especially aid donors to Vietnam, must tell Hanoi that this abuse cannot be allowed to stand, writes Phil Robertson.

2017/05/03 | Brad Adams

OPINION: Thailand, Where is Prawet Prapanukul?

There are fears a prominent human rights lawyer has been disappeared in Thailand.

2017/01/13 | TNL Staff

The Rise of Demagogues and the Risk of a Dark Age Extends to Asia

A tour around the worsening human rights situation facing many countries in Asia.

2016/12/06 | Edward White

China’s Secretive Detention System Exposed

In January 2013, Xi, just months after taking office, warned officials that the fight against the endemic corruption in China would be 'long-term, complicated and arduous.'

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.

2016/09/30 | Edward White

China's Human Rights Plan: A 'Triumph of Form over Substance'

Orwellian doublespeak? Does China's latest human rights plan mark significant progress or reflect a gap between rhetoric and reality?