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December 19, 2014 No Comments

Chained in cells: the plight of some of Cambodia’s mentally ill

When I asked Father Kevin Conroy to describe himself, he chuckled, then followed with: “I am an optimist, yep, an optimist.” When you consider how the Cleveland, Ohio native spends his time, a large quantity of the stuff is probably the only way to get through the day.


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December 7, 2014 No Comments

In the Philippines, super typhoons are ‘the new normal’

Locals say climate change is making tropical storms more intense, as mass evacuations ahead of Typhoon Hagupit put most Fiilipinos out of harm’s way.

December 6, 2014 1 Comment

Memories of Haiyan as Philippines braces itself for super typhoon Hagupit

Like most people in the Philippines, we are waiting with some anxiety for the great collision – the moment when super typhoon Hagupit makes landfall on the archipelago’s eastern

November 22, 2014 1 Comment

Escaping China: the perilous journey of the Uighurs

Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee

November 21, 2014 4 Comments

What’s a political awakening worth? #OccupyCentral protests near end

As the protest numbers dwindle, it’s time to take stock. If the demonstrators decide to pack up their tents, what will they have to show for their efforts?

November 19, 2014 5 Comments

‘Triads’ behind spike in Hong Kong protest violence, gang leader claims

A senior member of a one of Hong Kong’s notorious gangs tells Channel 4 News triad members receive money to disrupt the protest movement and the police do not try to stop them.

Hong Kong protests at a crossroads as authorities close in

Few people think the territory’s leaders – or their Chinese overlords in Beijing – are going to sit down and cut a deal with the protestors, but Hong Kong has changed.

November 18, 2014 2 Comments

Hong Kong: last stand for the student protesters?

Pro-democracy supporters struck camp in Hong Kong 52 days ago and have built themselves a village. Bailiffs have turned up to help with the government’s new “removal

October 17, 2014 No Comments

Hong Kong protests: ready for talk, nothing to talk about

We saw both two sides of Hong Kong’s intractable political crisis through the steely eyes of the protagonists yesterday afternoon.

October 14, 2014 No Comments

Hong Kong: barricades fall but expectations raised

They tried to force them out with tear gas. They tried to scare them out with talk of ‘dire consequences’. Now Hong Kong’s police have quietly moved in to strip away