Latest posts by Mong Palatino
6 October 2014
Singapore’s decision to ban a political documentary has renewed the debate over the country's policies that undermine the freedom of artists.
Sopheap Chak is executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. Obama praised her campaign for justice in Cambodia in light of the country's worrying human rights situation.
30 September 2014
28 September 2014
The new law will criminalize online criticism of government policies and outlaw "Spreading information that distorts truth or tarnishes the dignity and rights of individuals, sectors, institutions and organizations."
24 September 2014
The Singapore government considers the interview with exiled activists and aging communists as a threat to national security
21 September 2014
Cambodian Garment Workers Are Pressuring H&M, Walmart and Zara to Make Their Suppliers Pay a Living Wage
The workers are demanding a monthly minimum wage of 177 US dollars. A previous strike in January was the target of a violent crackdown that left five workers dead.
20 September 2014
Thailand's Prime Minister has had to apologize for a sexist gaffe following the murder of two British tourists.