Latest posts by Mong Palatino from March, 2022
Khoukham is among the founders of Free Laos, a network of Lao workers in Thailand pushing for human rights in their home country. Thai authorities were seeking to deport him.
"The authorities need to understand that the capital is more than words and spelling...If the authorities decide to change it, they should consult people first and ask before making decisions."
"The two very different approaches were a reflection of Myanmar’s split political and diplomatic status."
"Women strikers have been repeatedly and disproportionately targeted by government efforts to disperse the peaceful strike."
While the ASEAN block referenced the “conflict in the West” and called for de-escalation, many Southeast Asian leaders are choosing to stay silent and sidestep any direct references to Russia.