This week, Adam Bemma speaks to LGBT rights activists working to establish an advocacy network in Laos, Victoria Milko visits a peace park set up by the Karen ethnic group in conflict-embroiled Myanmar, Aidila Razak speaks to a trans woman who left her home country of Malaysia to seek asylum in the UK, and Aisyah Llewellyn talks about her experience covering the December 2018 tsunami from Lampung in South Sumatra.
Author Archives: Aidila Razak
Aidila Razak is a journalist. She is temporarily based in London, pursuing an MA in Digital Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has spent almost a decade writing about Malaysian politics and society, and can usually be found musing about these topics on her Twitter account @aidilarazak.
Dying Younger in Kelantan and Terengganu
The discussion of inequality in Malaysia usually proceeds on racial/ethnic lines, but geography, history, class, and policies play a massive role in determining the opportunities available to a young man at birth.