In a reporter’s notebook, Tyler Chapman speaks with Burmese miners who dig for petrified wood.
Villagers in Burma's Sagaing division have protested for weeks against the Monywa copper mine in Salingyi township. On Sept. 5, 10,000 turned out to demand the return of land they say was illegally confiscated.
On June 18, about 130 Rohingyas, mostly young men, were sent back to sea from Bangladesh on nine open boats. They had been fed and given water by an army major, who said he was just following orders.
The Xayaburi hydropower project in northern Laos is the first of eleven proposed dams on the main stem of the Lower Mekong River. The lives of 60 million people who live in Lower Mekong Basin—not only in Laos but also in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam—are intimately connected with the river's natural cycles.
Gun-toting security forces open fire at a land grab protest in eastern Cambodia.
Supporters gather in the forest in southern Cambodia's Koh Kong province to remember environmentalist Chut Wutty.
Chen Guangcheng sought refuge at the U.S. Embassy in April after enduring beatings and constant surveillance under house arrest.
Indigenous riparian communities say two hydroelectric dams planned for Cambodia put their livelihood in danger.
Environmental activists take part in a five-day campaign targeting the illicit timber trade in Cambodia's Prey Lang forests.
Tens of thousands of Buddhist pilgrims from around the world converge on a northern Indian town to hear the Dalai Lama give the Kalachakra religious teachings.
Nearly 400 protesting occupants were evicted from Borei Keila, a neighborhood in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh that has been earmarked for a controversial development project.
Long viewed in their societies as less capable than men, women in Asia are stepping forward to speak out against corruption and abuse.