JJ Rose

JJ Rose
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JJ Rose has worked as a global media advisor for various social justice causes, including the Burmese democracy movement, the Movement for Democratic Change (Zimbabwe) and Polisario (Western Sahara). He was the Asia-Pacific editor for Ethical Corporation magazine and an advisor to the Special Ambassador to the World Food Programme and to the Humanitarian Advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He is also an author, essayist, journalist, researcher, teacher, analyst, and charity founder.

Taking on Cambodia’s “Lady Liberty”
Taking on Cambodia’s “Lady Liberty”
An American human rights lawyer sentenced to six years in a Phnom Penh prison may cause Hun Sen no end of trouble.
Water torture: Asia‑Pacific’s “WASH” crisis in need of solutions
Water torture: Asia‑Pacific’s “WASH” crisis in need of solutions
Access to clean water is not only a development challenge but one for geopolitics, too.
Musk’s Twitter: Tweet freedom for Asia?
Musk’s Twitter: Tweet freedom for Asia?
The tech billionaire should brace for more than keyboard warriors in a world of authoritarianism and eroding democracy.
The problem with postcards from Myanmar
The problem with postcards from Myanmar
Borders are opening to welcome back tourists. But it’s not just Covid that poses a risk.
Will cryptocurrency allow Russia to bust sanctions?
Will cryptocurrency allow Russia to bust sanctions?
Despite the transparency of blockchain-based finance, Moscow is working the dark reaches of the web to move money.
Asia’s Covid waste dilemma
Asia’s Covid waste dilemma
Southeast Asia is taking the brunt of pandemic-generated waste in a looming environmental headache for the region.
Olympics not the only games this year
Olympics not the only games this year
Beijing boycotts are just the latest in a long line of sports and politics match plays.
Myanmar election: A fractured process
Myanmar election: A fractured process
An ongoing pandemic, technical troubles, voter disenfranchisement and ruling party dominance bode poorly for change.
Battle for Hong Kong takes on a new shape
Battle for Hong Kong takes on a new shape
Squashed by Beijing’s new security law, the pro-democracy movement is going into politics – or going underground.
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