New Naratif is Fundraising!

Our goal is to raise US$226,336 in order to fund our operations for the next 12 months. To do so, we need 4,353 new members at the US$52/year tier. That’s only US$1 a week! Exclusive merchandise is available for those who sign up for an annual membership between 5 May and 30 June!


Devika Panicker: Actress and Advocate

Devika Panicker, a survivor of sexual assault at 7 years old, discusses her life and journey as a survivor and advocate. She talks about the issues and challenges around sexual violence in Singapore, her career and advocacy, and her experience as an actress and Vasantham beauty pageant winner.

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New Naratif tells stories which empower Southeast Asians to take action for positive change. We are independent, ad-free and pro-democracy: we create quality journalism for readers, we don’t sell our readers to advertisers. Your membership fees help us produce high-quality independent journalism, create positive change in our communities, and pay our team fair wages. Membership starts from US$5/month. Support us by becoming a member or donating! Alternatively, write to sponsorship@newnaratif.com to request a free sponsored membership.


Thai Protesters Gagged and Released

Yiamyut Suthichaya, assistant editor for Prachatai English, speaks to Sirikan Charoensiri from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights about the tension between the Thai constitution’s presumption of innocence and the Criminal Court’s criminalisation of political speech.