Nine artists draw out their experiences and interpretations of media freedom in Southeast Asia.
Author Archives: Nadhir Nor
An illustrator from Selangor, Malaysia. Nadhir Nor's art explores the otherworldly and the familiar. From mythical creatures intermingling with modern mundanity to tall tales of ancient temples and digital deities, there's always a sense of wonder to be explored and foraged from his works. Find out more about him at nadhirnor.com.
Bridging the Race Barrier: “Sakai” and “Malay” in the British Malaya Census
In the 19th century, European colonial powers routinely tried to make sense of their colonial subjects by classifying them according to “race”. In British Malaya, the most overt tool in this exercise was the census.
An End to Marital Immunity for Rape in Singapore?
The Criminal Law Reform Bill introduced in Parliament finally removes marital immunity for rape in Singapore… or has it? Three campaigners who have worked for years on the issue are startled to find that marital immunity will continue to exist for child marriages.