Burma’s refugees still don’t feel safe

The Burmese government has begun discussions with Thailand about repatriating refugees from camps across the border. Melanie Hargreaves reports.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Mr. Chak Kineesee, Program and Outreach Director at the Mekong School for Local Knowledge.

The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Farewell, democracy: using the Hunger Games’ three-fingered salute, which represents thanks and goodbye to a loved one, a Thai woman marks the perceived end of democracy in her country.

King and country

Together, the monarchy and the military hold tightly to the reins of power in Thailand. With little sign of popular resistance, Jo Eckersley wonders if this is likely to change.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Seafood slaves

Seafood slaves

Overfishing is causing marine ecosystems to collapse in Thailand, writes Jess Worth.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
‘My heart is burning,’ says
Thiha Yarzar in the Thai
town of Mae Sot.

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
The family of a five-year-old killed during a raid by the Lao People's Army mourn at the child's grave. Thousands of Hmong, who fought or collaborated with the CIA until communists took over the country in 1975, remain hidden in the jungles of Laos. Photo by Tomas van Houtryve / Panos

Jungle orphans

Nick Harvey reports on the position of the Hmong – both inside Laos and the bleak refugee camps of Thailand.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009

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The coming war on China December, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Mental health May, 2012
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
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