Adam Bemma

Adam Bemma

Vietnam

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Activists fear new cyber law will allow authorities to crack down harshly on those promoting freedom of expression.

Digital dictatorship in Vietnam seeks to silence dissidents

Thailand

Thai street food sellers battle Bangkok's clearance campaign

City officials want to prioritise pedestrians and complain about hygiene but traders want to protect famed tourist spot.

Thai street food sellers battle Bangkok's clearance campaign

Laos

Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos

Influential Facebook users, pejoratively referred to as net idols, are facing retribution for their online posts.

Overcoming a government crackdown on social media in Laos

Cambodia

'I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it's scary'

As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law.

'I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it's scary'

Rohingya

One Rohingya's struggle to empower women in Malaysia

Sharifah Husain has spent the last decade educating her community's most vulnerable women and children.

One Rohingya's struggle to empower women in Malaysia

Rohingya

Rohingya must be consulted before repatriation

Bangladesh-Myanmar repatriation deal questioned in Malaysia amid ongoing violence and absence of security guarantees.

Rohingya must be consulted before repatriation

Rohingya

Malaysia: A Rohingya safe haven?

Vital aid provided to Rohingya displaced in Myanmar and Bangladesh, but little done to help refugees inside Malaysia.

Malaysia: A Rohingya safe haven?

Asia Pacific

South Korea: World's longest protest over comfort women

25-year-old demonstration in Seoul draws international attention to Japan's World War II sex slavery in occupied Asia.

South Korea: World's longest protest over comfort women