Journalism

Michael McLaughlin

Who decides what is or isn't "heresy"? The Vietnamese government’s reaction towards the World Mission Society Church of God highlights the complexity of a nominally atheist state’s relationship with the faithful.

George Wright, Mech Dara

Tep Vanny has spent two years behind bars, away from her family and community. The challenges that she faces highlight how difficult it is to fight for one’s rights in Cambodia.

Oliver Slow

It's been 30 years since the 8 August 1988 uprising that saw Aung San Suu Kyi emerge as the face of the pro-democracy movement. Today, Myanmar faces new challenges amid calls for transitional justice.

Didem Tali

A woman-led puppet theatre in Mandalay not only shakes up the traditional gender roles in the art of puppetry, but also brings health and hygiene awareness to Burmese villages.

Michael Tatarski, Dam Xuan Viet, Teguh Harahap

Dampak diberlakukannya kampanye pembersihan, beberapa pedagang kaki lima Kota Ho Chi Minh telah mengalami perubahan. Namun menyisakan pertanyaan atas apa yang kemungkinan menjadi hilang dari kota tersebut jika diubah menjadi "Singapura kecil".

Zaina Abdul

The implementation of the syariah penal code attracted the attention of the international media to the treatment of LGBTQ people in Brunei, but the reality is more complex than what’s been reported thus far.

Vi Tran, Teguh Harahap

Warga Amerika keturunan Vietnam Will Nguyen ditangkap di Kota Ho Chi Minh pada saat unjuk rasa besar-besaran di bulan Juni. Dia telah dideportasi, akan tetapi menurut konstitusi negara tersebut, dia seharusnya tidak pernah ditangkap.

Vi Tran

Công dân Mỹ gốc Việt Will Nguyễn bị bắt trong một cuộc biểu tình lớn ở Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh vào tháng Sáu vừa qua. Will đã bị trục xuất ngay sau phiên tòa xét xử anh, thế nhưng nếu viện dẫn theo Hiến pháp Việt Nam thì chính quyền vốn không thể bắt giữ anh ngay từ đầu.

Andrew Nachemson

Cambodians will soon vote in an election that Prime Minister Hun Sen's already set to win, but the real game-changer for the country is being decided behind closed doors at the European Union.

Aisyah Llewellyn, Teguh Harahap

Suharto tak benar-benar mendapat dukungan dari Amerika, temannya yang paling dekat, selama krisis yang menghantam Indonesia pada 1998. Meski Amerika telah memberi dukungan finansial lewat IMF, Suharto akhirnya tumbang juga. Sementara itu, Amerika di bawah pemerintahan Clinton saat itu sedang repot dengan kasus pendanaan untuk pendidikan dan pelatihan militar (IMET) untuk Militer Indonesia, yang ternyata telah melakukan banyak pelanggaran HAM di Timor Leste. Skandal tersebut telah membuat hubungan diplomatik keduanya pun perlahan mulai renggang.

Kirsten Han

Singapore’s annual LGBTQ pride rally, Pink Dot, celebrated its 10th year on 21 July. New Naratif plunged into the sea of pink to capture the sights and sounds.

Aisyah Llewellyn

A newly released cache of American documents highlights how military ties between the US and Indonesia influenced the American response to the economic crisis in Indonesia.