October 25, 2017 1
With the outlawing of its main opposition party, Cambodia's slide back towards totalitarian state is almost complete
October 17, 2017 4
Official independence looks impossible in the short term.
October 2, 2017 4
With national police raiding and closing dozens of voting booths yesterday, it is clear that the vote will not be recognised by the conservative People’s Party government in Madrid.
September 28, 2017 2
There is widespread international sympathy for resolving the issue of West Papua, but the hurdles are immense.
September 18, 2017 11
When Myanmar was a pariah state, many people boycotted it so as to not further line the pockets of the generals and their cronies who controlled the economy. Myanmar's return to committing obscene human rights abuses means we should reinstate this position.
September 8, 2017 2
Arresting the opposition leader on trumped-up charges of treason and closing a dissenting newspaper will cement Hun Sen's grip on power as Cambodia becomes even more autocratic.
September 4, 2017 2
Australia's treatment of East Timor has always been exploitative. Under the Turnbull government, nothing has changed.
September 1, 2017 11
Wars are always ended by some form of negotiated settlement. That means that, at some point, talking must be the answer.
August 30, 2017 11
Myanmar's Rohingya people have long been considered the most persecuted in the world and despite hopes for change with new political leadership it seems the same cruel story is set to play out yet again.
August 2, 2017 4
China and India both want to assert their dominance in Bhutan. And the dispute could end in bloodshed.