Social media dissidence has likely facilitated a civil disobedience movement with greater grassroots support than ever—a development that the Tatmadaw might find difficult to halt.
...local government appears to be taking no clear steps toward mitigating natural disasters and climate change.
Saha brings together the emerging field of animal studies with the more established field of postcolonial studies.
Returning pressure onto public intellectuals, as Luhut did, only increases the public’s support for the dissenters
The RVN was heir to a revolutionary tradition that developed out of the anti-French resistance, that was quite distinct from the communist one to the north.
Recently introduced local regulations further narrow the space for reconciliation and human rights-based pluralism.
Despite best efforts to fashion Cambodia into a model liberal democracy, Hun Sen and the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) have eliminated all opposition.
All youth groups are calling for change, but at different levels.
The banning of FPI or any other “anti-Pancasila” group is not a shortcut to ending deep-seated discrimination against minorities.
A webinar for World Mental Health Day will showcase small sample of extraordinary individuals sharing their experiences in mental health in Indonesia.
Reports from Afghanistan and contemporary memory activism teach us that memories of trauma run deep, as the author and others have found among the Sulawesi survivors of DI/TI.
Dr Ni Win Zaw’s vision and commitment to development of education will take considerable time to replace.
The promise of the “New Malaysia” that would emerge after the historic 2018 election has been delayed again indefinitely.
The health response has been repeatedly undermined and hampered by the authoritarian tendencies of coup leaders.
Ethical questions around Dutch soldiers’ actions on which the film reflects are less urgent in Indonesian films.
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.
A personal tragedy illustrates a larger disaster playing out across the city.
...creating spaces for civil society should be integral to post-pandemic recovery and reconstruction plans.
On their 100th anniversary the CCP received two congratulatory messages from Ethnic Armed organizations (EAOs) in northern Myanmar are noteworthy
Incorporating women's experiences and skills would improve pandemic responses.
While it appears that the military has not changed much over the last decade, the country and its people certainly have.
Join a live-streamed seminar on the state of play for independent and scholarly media on Southeast Asian studies, to mark the occasion.