The forced pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge

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The forced pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge are forgotten by the court set up to judge the communist regime’s crimes This article was previosly published in The Diplomat The forced pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge Souk (not her…

Thailand makes progress in the fight against AIDS, but the stigma remains

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The stigma associated with AIDS in Thailand remains strong This article was previously published in Equal Times AIDS in Thailand Pon was devastated by the news that he was carrying the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and suffering…

Exclusion or protection? Activists skeptical about LGBT prison

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This article was previously published in Coconuts Bangkok LGBT prison in Thailand Transgender activist Nachacha Kongudom was arrested in June of last year for protesting against the military junta in Bangkok. She was sent to a men’s…

Maid in Singapore

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Conditions for domestic workers in Singapore are improving, but many still face abuse and exploitation I published this article previously in The Diplomat Domestic workers in Singapore The dream of…

The Rohingya are losing hope

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This article was previously published in Equal Times Rohingya crisis A year ago, 17 countries met in Bangkok to seek a solution to the rohingya crisis in south-east Asia. A few days earlier, a common grave unearthed in the…
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Les Rohingyas, un peuple au bord du désespoir

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Cet article a été précédemment publié dans Equal Times Il y a un an, 17 pays se réunissaient à Bangkok pour chercher une solution à la crise migratoire frappant l’Asie du Sud-Est. Quelques jours avant la rencontre, la découverte…

An activist battles from exile

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Spanish campaigner Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson and three Cambodian members of his team face two years in prison for their efforts to block a dam This article was previously published in Bangkok Post Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson Areng…

Domestic violence in Cambodia

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The judicial system barely functions and most cases of domestic violence go unreported in Cambodia. Activists are turning to technology to help This article was previosuly published in The Diplomat Domestic violence in Cambodia There…

Another city classic disappears: Goodbye Soi 38 street food

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This article was previously published in Coconuts Bangkok Later this month there will be one less place for those addicted to street food: the popular food stalls on Sukhumvit Soi 38. The owner of the land where these stalls…

Thailand “no paradise for transsexuals”

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A transgender couple’s fight for their rights This article was previously published in Coconuts Bangkok Thailand is not a paradise for transsexuals Sam and Yollie love each other as much as any other ordinary couple. What makes…

The reality of life for a refugee family hiding in Bangkok

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This article was previously published in Bangkok Post A Syrian-Palestinian refugee family has spent two years confined in a building and living in fear of arrest Refugees in Thailand Tamim arrived in Bangkok two years ago after fleeing…

Thailand under military rule

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A year after the military coup in Thailand, the military continues silencing any criticism and failing to set a date for elections. This article was previously published in Contributoria Military coup in Thailand “Return…