Max Walden

Max Walden is Southeast Asia Reporter at Asian Correspondent. He is interested in migration, democracy and religious issues.

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Nobel laureates say violence against Rohingya is genocide

TWO laureates of the Nobel Peace prize have publicly called mass violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma (Myanmar) “genocide” after making a visit to refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh...

As Cambodian election approaches, ‘genuine’ vote urged

AHEAD of its national elections on July 29, Cambodia’s government has been told it should reinstate the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) and release detained politicians so that they...

Burma Muslims jailed for praying in the street

SEVEN Muslim men have been jailed in Burma (Myanmar) for three months for organising Muslim prayers in the street about a year ago, after local Islamic schools were shuttered prior...

‘China model’ threatens press freedom in Asia Pacific

AHEAD of World Press Freedom Day on Thursday, two prominent watchdogs have warned of worsening press freedom across the Asia Pacific, particularly with the rise of populist politics and growing...