Thailand’s prime minister has a responsibility to clean up Thai labour laws, and press for a solution to the Rohingya crisis on Burmese soil.
In the face of harassment, threats, and some pretty powerful adversaries, Burma’s female activists are leading the fight against land injustices.
Politicians still view free press “as a threat that must be contained,” says Shawn Crispin of the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Burma’s government has inked a deal with one of Washington DC’s most powerful lobbying groups ahead of the critical 2015 elections.
Proposed legislation is not in the national interest and risks further violence, says Sam Zarifi of the International Commission for Jurists.
Land disputes, industrial action, and student activists: Bo Gyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners on the right to protest.