Max Walden

Max Walden

Max Walden is a journalist focused on Southeast Asia and a PhD candidate at Melbourne Law School.

Australia

Fears of growing far right in Australia amid 'Deplorables' tour

Founder of Proud Boys gang denied visa to enter Australia, but many warn right-wing groups aren't going away.

Fears of growing far right in Australia amid 'Deplorables' tour

Thailand

Thailand urged to stop footballer's extradition to Bahrain

Former national player Hakeem al-Araibi has refugee status in Australia and fears persecution if extradited to Bahrain.

Thailand urged to stop footballer's extradition to Bahrain

Afghanistan

Afghan Hazaras slaughtered and Australian families want action

Even safely resettled in Australia, the spectre of Taliban violence still haunts the targeted minority group.

Afghan Hazaras slaughtered and Australian families want action

Malaysia

Malaysia and Indonesia are bucking the global trend on democracy

Across the world, democracy is in retreat, but that's not the case in Southeast Asia's two biggest Muslim countries.

Malaysia and Indonesia are bucking the global trend on democracy