Latest posts by Mong Palatino from May, 2015
"We cannot build a democratic society if we lack freedom, liberty, rights, justice, and reconciliation."
Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace 20,000 Indigenous People
"It is built for the benefit of others rather than those who live in Baram and for the long term good of the Baram."
Prachatai, which means 'free people' in Thai, is an independent online newspaper in Thailand that has defied authorities by making a stand against martial law.
"They belong in the classroom, not in prison. That's why I painted their portraits."
Some Filipinos in Thailand criticized the deportation: "Offensive, hateful and downright irresponsible as [the remarks] are, they were not criminal."
"The (government's) draconian measures...legitimize excessive intervention by the state and set a precedent for the diminution of our online space."
Tens of thousands of workers across the region trooped to the streets to demand higher wages, benefits, and other improvements amid rising living costs.