Last month, India deported a family of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar to face statelessness and possible genocide in their homeland – the latest blow in a fierce anti-Muslim movement under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing government
Developing countries hit out against nations including Australia, Japan and the US at a recent United Nations climate conference in Bangkok, claiming they have failed to contribute their fair share to the Green Climate Fund of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
It is exactly two years since Cambodia’s prominent human rights defender Tep Vanny was jailed after protesting against the imprisonment of a group of rights workers known as the Adhoc 5. Southeast Asia Globe looks at her story so far
Two journalists working for Reuters news agency were arrested in Myanmar in December last year while investigating the mass murder of ten Rohingya men in a small village in Rakhine State. Their arrests have sparked international condemnation, yet the pair remain behind bars. Here, we chart how the story unfolded
While Cambodia is synonymous with the famous temple complex Angkor Wat, the post-Angkorian period is far less studied. Considered to be a dark time in the Kingdom’s history, an ongoing excavation at the country’s former capital city Longvek – now just a small village – offers evidence to suggest otherwise.
As a young anthropologist, Will Buckingham’s voyage to the Tanimbar Islands in Indonesia made a lasting impression on his life. He talks to Southeast Asia Globe about his recently published book, which recounts his fascinating time there.
As the world observes World Environment Day, the 2018 theme Beat Plastic Pollution sheds light on a problem that is pertinent to the region.