Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a freelance writer currently based in Singapore. She is a contributor to the Malay Mail Online and several other Malaysia-based publications. Her main focus is in politics, women’s rights and social injustice.

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What approach will Trump take to North Korea?

With such unambiguous threats being directed at the U.S. and its allies, it is crucial that Trump manage to find an effective method to restrain the infamously volatile North Korean...

Anti-blasphemy laws don’t work

IN light of the ongoing trial of the Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on blasphemy charges, we are compelled to question the relevance and integrity of these laws in today’s...

Profit vs Humanity: Which side are we on?

For many, they’ve never had it so good. More money, more possessions, more food than any one person could ever feasibly need. But alongside this world of excess resides a...

Bersih 5: Maria Chin should be praised, not imprisoned

While no government likes to find itself faced with demonstrations questioning its integrity and policies, to imprison those conducting peaceful protests is more of an affront to democracy than the...