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Sydney Allen

As associate editor and sub-editor for Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa at Global Voices, I am fascinated by how writing connects people. Before joining Global Voices I worked as a university writing and journalism teacher and edited for activists, academics, and community organizers in Indonesia where I am currently based. You can find me writing about environmental, social justice, and LGBTQ+ issues. Follow me on Twitter @sydneyallen67.

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Latest posts by Sydney Allen

Indonesia faces criticism for lack of financial support amid lockdowns

Many citizens are criticizing the government for their seemingly inadequate response to the pandemic and lack of socio-economic support amid tightened COVID-19 restrictions.

Volunteers tackle Bali’s plastic problem during pandemic

On average in Bali, per capita, a tourist uses 3.5 times more plastic per day than a local resident.

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