Archive for the category ‘ASIA & THE PACIFIC’


The Dangers of the New Child Marriage Law in Bangladesh
Soumya Guha – Al Jazeera
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Dangers of the New Child Marriage Law in Bangladesh)
Dalai Lama Adds Voice to Pope’s in Calling for the Persecution of Rohingya to End
Lindsay Murdoch | People’s Tribunal on Myanmar – The Sydney Morning Herald
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Dalai Lama Adds Voice to Pope’s in Calling for the Persecution of Rohingya to End)
Hawaii: Science, Religion and Spirituality on Mauna Kea – The Thirty Meter Telescope
Millicent Cummings | Honolulu Civil Beat – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Hawaii: Science, Religion and Spirituality on Mauna Kea – The Thirty Meter Telescope)
A People without a Country
Haroon Habib – The Hindu
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A People without a Country)
Shining a Light on Rohingya Refugees
Dewey Sim | Global Journalist - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Shining a Light on Rohingya Refugees)
Eurasia Integration: A Three-Speed Affair
Pepe Escobar – Sputnik News
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Eurasia Integration: A Three-Speed Affair)
Inaugural Permanent People’s Tribunal on Myanmar Atrocity Crimes
Astro Awani Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Inaugural Permanent People’s Tribunal on Myanmar Atrocity Crimes)
Regional Actors Should Take a Stand against Myanmar
Priyamvada Gopal – Al Jazeera
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Regional Actors Should Take a Stand against Myanmar)
Terrorist Political Leadership
Saad Rasool – The Nation {Pakistan}
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Terrorist Political Leadership)
Exclusive: More Than 1,000 Feared Killed in Myanmar Army Crackdown on Rohingya – U.N. Officials
Antoni Slodkowski | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Exclusive: More Than 1,000 Feared Killed in Myanmar Army Crackdown on Rohingya – U.N. Officials)
Burma Loses a Key Voice for Tolerance
Linda Lakhdhir | Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Burma Loses a Key Voice for Tolerance)
Myanmar Army Killed and Raped in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing: UN
Reuters – Channel News Asia
February 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Army Killed and Raped in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing: UN)
Mark Zuckerberg Is Suing to Force Native Hawaiians off Their Ancestral Land to Build an Island Resort
Nathan Wellman | US Uncut – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 30th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Sues to Force Land Sales in Hawai’i
Andrew Gomes – Honolulu Star Advertiser
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Facebook’s Zuckerberg Sues to Force Land Sales in Hawai’i)
The Truth behind the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom
Kamehameha Schools Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Group – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Truth behind the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom)
Final Communiqué OIC Extraordinary Session: The Situation of the Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Final Communiqué OIC Extraordinary Session: The Situation of the Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar)
Is the Myanmar Government and Military Flirting with ‘Acts of Genocide’ against the Rohingya?
Michael G. Karnavas – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Is the Myanmar Government and Military Flirting with ‘Acts of Genocide’ against the Rohingya?)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Is a Wildly Popular Fascist
Walden Bello – The Nation
January 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Is a Wildly Popular Fascist)
Myanmar’s Shameful Denial
The New York Times | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s Shameful Denial)
The Ongoing Genocide in Myanmar
Ashraful Azad – Open Democracy
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Ongoing Genocide in Myanmar)
The Smoking Gun! No Question on Illegality of the U.S. Overthrow of the Hawaiian Government in 1893
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Smoking Gun! No Question on Illegality of the U.S. Overthrow of the Hawaiian Government in 1893)
Rohingya in Burma/Myanmar: Nobel Laureates Urge Action over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’
Submitted by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Sanction Myanmar and Give the Rohingya a State of Their Own
Anders Corr - Forbes
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Sanction Myanmar and Give the Rohingya a State of Their Own)
Burma: Rohingya Recount Killings, Rape, and Arson
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Burma: Rohingya Recount Killings, Rape, and Arson)
Myanmar Government Accused of Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims
Ed Adamczyk | UPI – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Government Accused of Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims)
Decades of Denial as Rohingya Genocide Continues
Nancy Hudson-Rodd | New Mandala – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Decades of Denial as Rohingya Genocide Continues)
Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (Rome) Takes Up ‘Urgent Case’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya
International State Crime Initiative – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (Rome) Takes Up ‘Urgent Case’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya)
Broken Men in Paradise
Roger Cohen – The New York Times
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Broken Men in Paradise)
Japan’s Center for Glocal Studies Publishes Article on the Acting Government of the Hawaiian Kingdom
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Japan’s Center for Glocal Studies Publishes Article on the Acting Government of the Hawaiian Kingdom)
The ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya Community Is Underway
Public Radio International – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya Community Is Underway)
14 Countries Press Myanmar to Allow Aid in Rohingya Areas
Mike Ives – The New York Times
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on 14 Countries Press Myanmar to Allow Aid in Rohingya Areas)
Burma Could Be Guilty of ‘Crimes against Humanity’ as Rohingya Crackdown Intensifies
Nikhil Kumar - Time
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Burma Could Be Guilty of ‘Crimes against Humanity’ as Rohingya Crackdown Intensifies)
The ASEAN Ulama & NGOs Declaration on the Myanmar Genocide of Rohingya
Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The ASEAN Ulama & NGOs Declaration on the Myanmar Genocide of Rohingya)
Confronting Genocide in Myanmar: The Urgent Need to Prevent and Protect
Katherine Southwick | Asia & the Pacific Policy Society – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Confronting Genocide in Myanmar: The Urgent Need to Prevent and Protect)
A Genocide in the Making
Sir Geoffrey Nice and Francis Wade – Foreign Policy
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Genocide in the Making)
Rohingya Tribunal Request to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal
Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Tribunal Request to Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal)
Australia: Desperate Refugee Sets Fire to Himself in a Bank
Peter Byrne | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Australia: Desperate Refugee Sets Fire to Himself in a Bank)
This Muslim Purge in Myanmar Is So Awful You Can See It from Space
Patrick Winn - Public Radio International
November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on This Muslim Purge in Myanmar Is So Awful You Can See It from Space)
Myanmar Urged by U.N. Expert to Let Aid Flow to Mainly Muslim State
Nick Cumming-Bruce – The New York Times
November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Urged by U.N. Expert to Let Aid Flow to Mainly Muslim State)
The Public Loves Myanmar’s New War on Muslims
Poppy McPherson | Foreign Policy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Public Loves Myanmar’s New War on Muslims)
Burmese Soldiers Accused of Raping and Killing Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
Esther Htusan, Martha Mendoza – The Independent
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Burmese Soldiers Accused of Raping and Killing Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar)
Nauru, Refugees, and the Australian Torture Complex
Binoy Kampmark | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Nauru, Refugees, and the Australian Torture Complex)
Genocide of Rohingya in Myanmar May Be Entering New and Deadly Phase
Queen Mary University of London – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Genocide of Rohingya in Myanmar May Be Entering New and Deadly Phase)
South Asia Regional Cooperation: What Is in It for the Citizens?
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on South Asia Regional Cooperation: What Is in It for the Citizens?)
Rohingya Crisis: ‘Latest Violence Marks Predictable Escalation in Burma/Myanmar’s Genocidal Process’
Jacob J – International Business Times
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Crisis: ‘Latest Violence Marks Predictable Escalation in Burma/Myanmar’s Genocidal Process’)
Demolition of Religious Buildings in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Set to Start
Radio Free Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Demolition of Religious Buildings in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Set to Start)
Hawaiians Openly Reject President Obama’s Invented Process to Create a Native Hawaiian Tribe
James Albertini | Malu 'Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Hawaiians Openly Reject President Obama’s Invented Process to Create a Native Hawaiian Tribe)
Resuscitating Post-Disaster Response in Nepal
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Resuscitating Post-Disaster Response in Nepal)
Most of Japanese Millennials Are Virgins: Survey
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Most of Japanese Millennials Are Virgins: Survey)
Uprising in Kashmir ‘If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us’
Fahad Shah – Der Spiegel
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Uprising in Kashmir ‘If We Protest, the Soldiers Will Shoot at Us’)
What 80 Million Unexploded US Bombs Did to Laos
Rebecca Wright - CNN
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What 80 Million Unexploded US Bombs Did to Laos)
Afghan Opium Production 40 Times Higher since US-NATO Invasion
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Afghan Opium Production 40 Times Higher since US-NATO Invasion)
Broadspectrum ‘Violating’ Human Rights at Australian Offshore Detention Centers
Pratap Chatterjee | CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Broadspectrum ‘Violating’ Human Rights at Australian Offshore Detention Centers)
Dark Past: So Little Has Changed in Australia’s Posture towards Asylum Seekers
Antony Loewenstein – The Guardian
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dark Past: So Little Has Changed in Australia’s Posture towards Asylum Seekers)
Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Australia: Appalling Abuse, Neglect of Refugees on Nauru)
Australia: The Scourge of Youth Detention
Binoy Kampmark | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Australia: The Scourge of Youth Detention)
Dispatches: Torture of Australia’s Children
Elaine Pearson | Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dispatches: Torture of Australia’s Children)
The Long Cruel Reach of Indonesia’s Death Penalty
Liliana Segura – The Intercept
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Long Cruel Reach of Indonesia’s Death Penalty)
The Real Secret of the South China Sea
Pepe Escobar – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Real Secret of the South China Sea)
Hawai’i National Holiday: Restoration Day
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Hawai’i National Holiday: Restoration Day)
Kashmir on Fire
Taimur Zulfiqar- The Manila Times
July 25th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
How the Hague Ruling against China Could Spell Trouble for Japan
Julian Ryall – South China Morning Post
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on How the Hague Ruling against China Could Spell Trouble for Japan)
The Religious Cult Secretly Running Japan
Jake Adelstein and Mari Yamamoto – The Daily Beast
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Religious Cult Secretly Running Japan)
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Alexander Mercouris |The Duran – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO))
Genocide in Burma [Myanmar]
Joshua Kurlantzick – Washington Monthly
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Genocide in Burma [Myanmar])
The New Burma Is Starting to Look Too Much Like the Old Burma
Elliott Prasse-Freeman – Foreign Policy
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The New Burma Is Starting to Look Too Much Like the Old Burma)
Sri Lanka Wants the World to Forget about Justice for War Victims – Please Don’t
Nirmanusan Balasundaram – The Guardian
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Sri Lanka Wants the World to Forget about Justice for War Victims – Please Don’t)
Cluster Bombs Used in Sri Lanka’s Civil War, Leaked Photos Suggest
Emanuel Stoakes – The Guardian
June 27th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Cluster Bombs Used in Sri Lanka’s Civil War, Leaked Photos Suggest)
Aung San Suu Kyi Is in Power. So Why Is She Ignoring Her Country’s Most Vulnerable People?
Richard Cockett – Foreign Policy
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Aung San Suu Kyi Is in Power. So Why Is She Ignoring Her Country’s Most Vulnerable People?)
Can Suu Kyi Bring Change for Myanmar Expats?
The Nation | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Can Suu Kyi Bring Change for Myanmar Expats?)
Rohingya: A Challenge for ASEAN Society
Muhammad Pizaro – The Jakarta Post
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rohingya: A Challenge for ASEAN Society)
NGOs Call on Thailand to Better Protect Rohingya Refugees, Victims of Trafficking
Nontarat Phaicharoen – Benar News
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on NGOs Call on Thailand to Better Protect Rohingya Refugees, Victims of Trafficking)
Building Trust in Afghanistan
Kathy Kelly | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Building Trust in Afghanistan)
Indonesia: Child Tobacco Workers Suffer as Firms Profit
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Indonesia: Child Tobacco Workers Suffer as Firms Profit)
[Jeju Forum] Norwegian Scholar Johan Galtung Criticizes No ‘Exit Strategy’ on North Korea
The Korea Herald – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on [Jeju Forum] Norwegian Scholar Johan Galtung Criticizes No ‘Exit Strategy’ on North Korea)
North Korea: Love Thy Leader
Israel Shamir – The Unz Review
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on North Korea: Love Thy Leader)
People Are Likening the Next Philippine President to Donald Trump. Here’s Why.
Walden Bello – Foreign Policy In Focus
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on People Are Likening the Next Philippine President to Donald Trump. Here’s Why.)
Pandit Parmanand: Prisons as Homes for Long Periods for India’s Freedom
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Pandit Parmanand: Prisons as Homes for Long Periods for India’s Freedom)
Myanmar’s Shame
Wayne Hay – Al Jazeera
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s Shame)
The Martens Clause and War Crimes in Hawai‘i
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Martens Clause and War Crimes in Hawai‘i)
Under International Law Native Hawaiians Are Victims of Genocide
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Under International Law Native Hawaiians Are Victims of Genocide)
Why Burma Is Trying to Stop People from Using [Rohingya] the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim Minority
Feliz Solomon - Time
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Burma Is Trying to Stop People from Using [Rohingya] the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim Minority)
Us Defies Myanmar Government Request to Stop Using Term Rohingya
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 16th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Rohingya and [Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi’s Myanmar aka Burma
Adryel Talamantes and Austin Bodetti – The Diplomat
May 9th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Rohingya and [Nobel Peace Laureate] Suu Kyi’s Myanmar aka Burma)
Two Refugees Set Themselves Alight in Australia’s Nauru Detention Centre
Max Newman, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 9th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Two Refugees Set Themselves Alight in Australia’s Nauru Detention Centre)
Ships to Nowhere: The Brutal Trafficking of Rohingya Refugees
Mili Mitra | Brown Political Review-Brown University – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 9th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Ships to Nowhere: The Brutal Trafficking of Rohingya Refugees)
Sanctions and Defiance in North Korea
Mel Gurtov, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Sanctions and Defiance in North Korea)
The Battle over the Word ‘Rohingya’ [in Burma aka Myanmar]
Adam Taylor – The Washington Post
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Battle over the Word ‘Rohingya’ [in Burma aka Myanmar])
It’s Way Past Time to Stop Mistreating Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
Syed Hamid Albar – Los Angeles Times
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on It’s Way Past Time to Stop Mistreating Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar)
Boat Tragedy Highlights Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingyas
John Zaw – UCA News
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Boat Tragedy Highlights Myanmar’s Treatment of Rohingyas)
The Shame of Anzac Day: An Aotearoan Perspective
Kieran Kelly – Dissident Voice
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Shame of Anzac Day: An Aotearoan Perspective)
Post-Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Nepal: Bleak Future
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Post-Disaster Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Nepal: Bleak Future)
Nauru: Suicide and Punishment
Binoy Kampmark – Dissident Voice
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Nauru: Suicide and Punishment)
Singapore Family Feud
The Wall Street Journal – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Singapore Family Feud)
Australia: The Dirty Secret of Utopia
John Pilger – Russia Today
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Australia: The Dirty Secret of Utopia)
How [Nobel Peace laureate] Aung San Suu Kyi and Her U.S. Allies Deny Burmese Anti-Muslim Atrocities
Usaid M. Siddiqui - AlterNet
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on How [Nobel Peace laureate] Aung San Suu Kyi and Her U.S. Allies Deny Burmese Anti-Muslim Atrocities)
U.S. Can’t See ‘Genocide’ When It Might Benefit: Analyst
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on U.S. Can’t See ‘Genocide’ When It Might Benefit: Analyst)
DPRK: Isolated, Demonized, and Dehumanized by the West
Andre Vltchek – New Eastern Outlook
March 21st, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Myanmar’s Moment of Truth
Nick Davies – The Guardian
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s Moment of Truth)
The Rape of East Timor: “Sounds like Fun”
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Rape of East Timor: “Sounds like Fun”)
The Opium War – Tasked with Combating Opium, Afghan Officials Profit from It [Part 1)
Azam Ahmed – International New York Times
February 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Opium War – Tasked with Combating Opium, Afghan Officials Profit from It [Part 1))
The Opium War – Penetrating Every Stage of Afghan Opium Chain, Taliban Become a Cartel [Part 2)
Azam Ahmed – International New York Times
February 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Opium War – Penetrating Every Stage of Afghan Opium Chain, Taliban Become a Cartel [Part 2))
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Earthquake and Its Impact on Education in Nepal
Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Earthquake and Its Impact on Education in Nepal)
India Steps Up Pressure on Nepal
W. A. Sunil, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on India Steps Up Pressure on Nepal)
Ending the Horror of Myanmar’s Abuse of Muslims
Editorial Board – International New York Times
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Ending the Horror of Myanmar’s Abuse of Muslims)
Time for Justice in Sri Lanka
Editorial Board – International New York Times
February 1st, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Australia’s Day for Secrets, Flags and Cowards
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
West Papuans Testify
Jason MacLeod – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on West Papuans Testify)
Surveillance and Surveys in Kabul
Kathy Kelly, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Surveillance and Surveys in Kabul)
The Lady and the Generals
Soe Lin Aung & Stephen Campbell – Jacobin Magazine
January 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Lady and the Generals)
ASEAN and the New Cold War Battle for Eurasia’s Economic Future (Part 1)
Andrew Korybko – Oriental Review
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on ASEAN and the New Cold War Battle for Eurasia’s Economic Future (Part 1))
ASEAN and the New Cold War Battle for Eurasia’s Economic Future (Part 2)
Andrew Korybko – Oriental Review
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on ASEAN and the New Cold War Battle for Eurasia’s Economic Future (Part 2))
Burma’s Hard-Line Buddhists Are Waging a Campaign of Hate That Nobody Can Stop
Francis Wade – Time Magazine
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Burma’s Hard-Line Buddhists Are Waging a Campaign of Hate That Nobody Can Stop)
War on Women and Minorities in Colonial and Post-Colonial Burma [Myanmar]
Russell A. Whitehouse – Eurasia Review
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on War on Women and Minorities in Colonial and Post-Colonial Burma [Myanmar])
Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful
Maddie Stone, Gizmodo – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful)
The Taboo of Radiation Exposure in Japan: The Social Effects of Fukushima
Erin O’Flaherty – Activist Post
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Taboo of Radiation Exposure in Japan: The Social Effects of Fukushima)
Rohingya vs the Generals: How To Forge a Democracy and Get Away with It
Ramzy Baroud – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Rohingya vs the Generals: How To Forge a Democracy and Get Away with It)
Democracy Triumphs in Burma—If Military Will Yield Real Power
Doug Bandow – Cato Institute
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Democracy Triumphs in Burma—If Military Will Yield Real Power)
Will Suu Kyi Pose a Threat to a Democratic Myanmar?
Suhas Chakma, Asian Centre for Human Rights – Bangkok Post
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Will Suu Kyi Pose a Threat to a Democratic Myanmar?)
Waiting for the Myanmar Miracle
Michael Green & Daniel Twining – Foreign Policy
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Waiting for the Myanmar Miracle)
Need Pragmatism and Prudence in Bilateral Relations with Neighbours
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Need Pragmatism and Prudence in Bilateral Relations with Neighbours)
US Government Asks Native Hawaiians to Legitimize Occupation with Vote
Sonali Kolhatkar – TeleSur
November 16th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Myanmar’s Decision Is Clear. But Will the Military Let Aung San Suu Kyi Govern?
Simon Tisdall – The Guardian
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s Decision Is Clear. But Will the Military Let Aung San Suu Kyi Govern?)
West Bank of the East: Burma’s Social Engineering Project
Francis Wade – Los Angeles Review of Books
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on West Bank of the East: Burma’s Social Engineering Project)
A Milestone for Myanmar’s Democracy
The Editorial Board – International New York Times
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Milestone for Myanmar’s Democracy)
The Relevancy of New Political Force in Nepal in Terms of Development
Shree Prasad Devkota and Shiba Bagale – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Relevancy of New Political Force in Nepal in Terms of Development)
Is Genocide Taking Place in Myanmar?
Joshua Kurlantzick – Council on Foreign Relations
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Is Genocide Taking Place in Myanmar?)
The View from the Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Amy Davidson – The New Yorker
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The View from the Doctors Without Borders Hospital)
Hard-Line Buddhist Monks Threaten Burma’s Hopes for Democracy
Annie Gowen – The Washington Post
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hard-Line Buddhist Monks Threaten Burma’s Hopes for Democracy)
Campaigns of Violence towards Rohingya Are Highly Organised and Genocidal in Intent
Queen Mary University of London – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Campaigns of Violence towards Rohingya Are Highly Organised and Genocidal in Intent)
Total Literacy for World Peace
Surya Nath Prasad, Ph. D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Total Literacy for World Peace)
Breaking Down Genocide in Myanmar
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Breaking Down Genocide in Myanmar)
USA: Historic Election Could Return Sovereignty to Native Hawaiians
Brittany Lyte – Al Jazeera America
November 2nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
British Research Institute Report Says Rohingya Face Genocide Comparable to Nazi Era
Lucy Westcott - Newsweek
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on British Research Institute Report Says Rohingya Face Genocide Comparable to Nazi Era)
Myanmar’s Refugee Problem: It’s Not Just the Rohingya
Kirsten McConnachie – The Diplomat
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s Refugee Problem: It’s Not Just the Rohingya)
Impacts of India’s Transit Warfare against Nepal
Professor Bishnu Pathak – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( 36 Comments »)
Finally, Nepal Gets a Constitution
Deepak Adhikari – Foreign Policy In Focus
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Finally, Nepal Gets a Constitution)
Jeopardizing Japanese ‘Abnormality’: Rejoining the War System
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
‘Race and Religion’ Law Revellers Hit Mandalay in Burma/Myanmar
Si Thu Lwin – Myanmar Times
September 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘Race and Religion’ Law Revellers Hit Mandalay in Burma/Myanmar)
With Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim Businesses in Burma/Myanmar [Attached: The Nazi Nuremberg Race Laws]
Swe Win, Myanmar Now – The Irrawaddy
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on With Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim Businesses in Burma/Myanmar [Attached: The Nazi Nuremberg Race Laws])
Would You Bulldoze Your Own Temple?
Shannon Biggs – Open Democracy
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Would You Bulldoze Your Own Temple?)
US Stand on Sri Lanka Perverts International Justice
JS Tissainayagam – Asian Correspondent
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US Stand on Sri Lanka Perverts International Justice)
Japan: Continuing Protests against Abe Government’s Security Bills
Ben McGrath, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Japan: Continuing Protests against Abe Government’s Security Bills)
Anti-Abe Feeling Grows in SDF
Sentaku Magazine – The Japan Times
August 31st, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Burma’s Half-Hearted Commitment to Democracy
Editorial Board – The Washington Post
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Burma’s Half-Hearted Commitment to Democracy)
The Trafficking of Stateless Rohingya: A Problem of Organised Crime or State Crime?
Natalie Brinham – London International Development Centre
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Trafficking of Stateless Rohingya: A Problem of Organised Crime or State Crime?)
Nepal’s Constitution and Religion of State
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Nepal’s Constitution and Religion of State)
Call It Murder: The Ecological Basis for Hawai’i’s De-Occupation
Will Falk - CounterPunch
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Call It Murder: The Ecological Basis for Hawai’i’s De-Occupation)
The Roots of Religious Conflict in Myanmar
Matt Schissler, Matthew J Walton and Phyu Phyu Thi – The Diplomat
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Roots of Religious Conflict in Myanmar)
70 Years of Korean War
David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Pope Francis: Burmese Treatment of Rohingya Minority a Form of ‘War’
Joshua J. McElwee – National Catholic Reporter
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pope Francis: Burmese Treatment of Rohingya Minority a Form of ‘War’)
Rebuilding Nepalese Villages after the 2015 Earthquakes
Dr. Hari Kumar Shrestha – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Rebuilding Nepalese Villages after the 2015 Earthquakes)
Myanmar [Burma]: How the Rohingya and Other Resident Minorities Became Disenfranchised
Luicy Pedroza, European University Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Myanmar [Burma]: How the Rohingya and Other Resident Minorities Became Disenfranchised)
Tutu: The Slow Genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar (Burma)
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate – Newsweek
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Tutu: The Slow Genocide against the Rohingya in Myanmar (Burma))
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: ‘Radiation Will Wash Down from Mountains, Forests into Other Lands’
Russia Today - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: ‘Radiation Will Wash Down from Mountains, Forests into Other Lands’)
The Social Economic Enslavement of Japan
WeAreChange – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Social Economic Enslavement of Japan)
Japan’s Abe Pushes Security Bills through Lower House, Despite Protests
Linda Sieg, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools: The Failure of US-Funded Schools in Afghanistan
Azmat Khan, BuzzFeed News - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools: The Failure of US-Funded Schools in Afghanistan)
Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia’s ‘Tiger Economies’
Walden Bello – Foreign Policy In Focus
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia’s ‘Tiger Economies’)
The Narrative of Statelessness in Myanmar
Sonu Trivedi – Asia Times
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Narrative of Statelessness in Myanmar)
Donors Pledge Over 4.4 Billion Dollars to Nepal – But With a Caveat
Thalif Deen, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Donors Pledge Over 4.4 Billion Dollars to Nepal – But With a Caveat)
Ending Child Marriage in Bangladesh and Beyond
Mabel van Oranje – Al Jazeera
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Ending Child Marriage in Bangladesh and Beyond)
Cast Out and Abandoned
Helen Jarvis – Red Flag
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Cast Out and Abandoned)
The Plight and Persecution of the Rohingyas in Myanmar [Burma]
Asif Haroon Raja - Global Research
June 22nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Give Dignity Back to the Rohingya
Farish A. Noor - The Straits Times
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Give Dignity Back to the Rohingya)
What You Should Know about the MERS Outbreak
Maggie Fox – NBC News
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on What You Should Know about the MERS Outbreak)
The Rohingyas: The Most Persecuted People on Earth?
The Economist – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( 2 Comments »)
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Calls for Myanmar to Be Expelled from Asean
D. Kanyakumari – The Star
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Calls for Myanmar to Be Expelled from Asean)
The Rohingyas: UN and Bangladesh Making Them Easy Prey to Traffickers and Terrorists?
Asian Centre for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Rohingyas: UN and Bangladesh Making Them Easy Prey to Traffickers and Terrorists?)
Fighting to Save Nature and Culture
Bruce K. Gagnon – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Fighting to Save Nature and Culture)
The Rohingya – Adrift on a Sea of Sorrows
Eric Margolis – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Rohingya – Adrift on a Sea of Sorrows)
Independent Report Finds Sri Lankan Government Systematically Violating Human Rights of Tamils, Other Minorities
Oakland Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Independent Report Finds Sri Lankan Government Systematically Violating Human Rights of Tamils, Other Minorities)
Burma’s Stateless Muslims: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority
Katrin Kuntz in Sittwe – Der Spiegel
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Burma’s Stateless Muslims: The World’s Most Persecuted Minority)
In Myanmar [Burma], Muslims Arrested for Joining Terror Group That Doesn’t Exist
Carlos Sardiña Galache and Veronica Pedrosa – The Intercept
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on In Myanmar [Burma], Muslims Arrested for Joining Terror Group That Doesn’t Exist)
Pave Paradise, Put Up a Naval Base: South Korean Activists’ Extraordinary Struggle to Save Jeju Island
Medea Benjamin – Huffington Post
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pave Paradise, Put Up a Naval Base: South Korean Activists’ Extraordinary Struggle to Save Jeju Island)
Post Disaster Rebuilding of Nepal: Forward Thinking
Kedar Neupane – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Post Disaster Rebuilding of Nepal: Forward Thinking)
The Long Shadow of War: The Struggle for Justice in Postwar Sri Lanka – Report
Oakland Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Long Shadow of War: The Struggle for Justice in Postwar Sri Lanka – Report)
Is China Reclaiming the Law of the Sea?
Mira Rapp-Hooper – Lawfare Institute
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Is China Reclaiming the Law of the Sea?)
‘They Hit Us, with Hammers, by Knife’: Rohingya Migrants Tell of Horror at Sea
Kate Lamb – The Guardian
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘They Hit Us, with Hammers, by Knife’: Rohingya Migrants Tell of Horror at Sea)
Implications for Australia of Aljazeera Program Condoning Genocide in Syria
Susan Dirgham – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Implications for Australia of Aljazeera Program Condoning Genocide in Syria)
Thousands Protest Over US Military Bases in Japan for Third Day
Ashoka Jegroo – Waging Nonviolence
May 25th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Governor of Japan’s Okinawa to Press U.S. for Removal of Base
Elaine Lies, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Australia’s Closing of Aboriginal Communities Sparks Protests
Lauren Williams – USA Today
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Australia’s Closing of Aboriginal Communities Sparks Protests)
Science, Time and Hawaii’s Mauna a Wākea: The Thirty-Meter Telescope’s Capitalist-Colonialist Violence
David Maile – The Hawaii Independent
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Science, Time and Hawaii’s Mauna a Wākea: The Thirty-Meter Telescope’s Capitalist-Colonialist Violence)
Why Are the Rohingya Risking Everything to Flee Burma?
Daniel P. Sullivan – The Nation
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why Are the Rohingya Risking Everything to Flee Burma?)
Thai Military Sends Boat Carrying Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees “Out to Sea”
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Thai Military Sends Boat Carrying Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees “Out to Sea”)
Japan’s Cabinet Approves Bills to Loosen Post-War Military Restrictions
Anna Fifield – The Washington Post
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Japan’s Cabinet Approves Bills to Loosen Post-War Military Restrictions)
US and China Approaching Military Standoff in the South China Sea as Obama Fights for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Ian Ralby – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US and China Approaching Military Standoff in the South China Sea as Obama Fights for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement)
Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain
Imani Altemus-Williams – Waging Nonviolence
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain)
A Third of US-Backed Afghan Forces Involved in Drug Trade
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Third of US-Backed Afghan Forces Involved in Drug Trade)
Want to Help Nepal Recover from the Quake? Cancel Its Debt
Kanya D’Almeida, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
After the Earthquake – What Nepal Needs
Meenakshi Ganguly – Human Rights Watch
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on After the Earthquake – What Nepal Needs)
Australia: The Secret Country Again Wages War on Its Own People
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Australia: The Secret Country Again Wages War on Its Own People)
Women’s Delegation to Cross DMZ between Koreas
John Feffer – Foreign Policy In Focus
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Women’s Delegation to Cross DMZ between Koreas)
The Heart of the Hawaiian Peoples’ Arguments against the Telescope on Mauna Kea
Doug Herman, Smithsonian – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Heart of the Hawaiian Peoples’ Arguments against the Telescope on Mauna Kea)
Australia to Authorize Guards to ‘Beat Asylum Seekers to Death’ – Report
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Australia to Authorize Guards to ‘Beat Asylum Seekers to Death’ – Report)
Former Ambassador: 40 Years Ago, US Handed Cambodia to ‘Butcher’
Denis D. Gray, AP, Stars and Stripes - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Former Ambassador: 40 Years Ago, US Handed Cambodia to ‘Butcher’)
Don’t Arm Pakistan’s Teachers
Maham Javaid – Al Jazeera America
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Don’t Arm Pakistan’s Teachers)
Australian PM Attacks “Lifestyle Choice” of Poverty-Stricken Aborigines
Susan Allan, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Australian PM Attacks “Lifestyle Choice” of Poverty-Stricken Aborigines)
Buddhist Nationalists Stoke Hatred in Myanmar
Richard Bennett – Al Jazeera
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Buddhist Nationalists Stoke Hatred in Myanmar)