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…

Una prisión para proteger a reos transexuales

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Tailandia planea abrir una prisión LGTB para evitar abusos, una decisión que no contenta a los activistas Este artículo fue previamente publicado en El País Internacional Prisión LGTB Nachacha Kongudom fue…

Desperate times for Cambodia's farmers

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After facing a long drought, Cambodian farmers now fear the arrival of La Niña and possible floods This article was previously published in The Diplomat Drought in Cambodia The first rainfall this year did not arrive until…

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…

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…

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…