...there are grounds for doubting that counter-polarisation is the real reason for many recent political manoeuvres.
The climate of increased repression is having a chilling effect on CSOs (civil society organisations), especially those with a human rights focus.
Southeast Asian citizens are not providing carte blanche to their governments to wind back civil liberties and political rights.
Sovereignty concerns arise over foreign ownership of critical national assets, and foreign control of service provision in critical sectors.
...creating spaces for civil society should be integral to post-pandemic recovery and reconstruction plans.
Pengakuan pentingnya peran ini bisa memperkuatkan strategi baru.
Incorporating women's experiences and skills would improve pandemic responses.
If the goal is to begin anew the unfinished political project of an equal society, it is thus crucial for democracy activists to secure broader support for the movement.
Survey data points to a certain fragility in FPI’s support, but the longer-term consequences of banning of FPI may be a greater cause for concern.
How do ordinary Filipinos make sense of their experiences of disinformation during elections?
Has the coup has brought these groups closer together or deepened disunity, and reduced the likelihood of the formation of the federal army?
As their travel documents expire Myanmar migrants risk becoming undocumented and excluded from legal protections by shortcomings in both Myanmar and Thai migration policies.
Just as there is no simple correlation between democracy and good governance, we can no longer draw a straight line between authoritarianism and weak governance.
Regional organisations can play a wide range of roles in the human rights governance of the region, because different motivations for adopting rights and commitments result in different regional institutional designs.
How do young people contribute to addressing injustices and advancing agendas of peace?
Despite the seeming incredulity of the military and USDP’s claims of fraud, there is reason to take the Tatmadaw’s insistence on the legitimacy of its constitutional claims seriously.
A new survey looks beyond aggregated corruption indexes at how experiences of bribery and extortion in Indonesia differ from sector to sector.
In 2020 the role of the Union Election Commission and election monitoring seems increasingly politicised.
Myanmar must face its second competitive election in the context of a global recession and under the shadow of a ruthless pandemic.
Filipino grandmothers often bear the brunt of providing and caring for their families. The Duterte government's COVID-19 response overlooks them.
Women in Rakhine state are doubly jeopardised when the threat of COVID-19 intersects with war.
Penelitian baru menunjuk bahwa sikap patriarkal dan institusi yang kurang ramah menghalangi suksesnya kandidat perempuan dalam pemilihan.
Despite female politicians’ ambivalence about gender quotas, they remain an essential tool in making politics more representative.
Myanmar's symbiotic civil-military authoritarianism is the root of its political failures and its ethnic tensions.