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Tom Vater

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Hard choices in the Andaman Islands in The Nikkei Asian Review

My latest for The Nikkei Asian Review on the plight of the indigenous people of the Andaman Islands in India – The world should reconsider forced assimilation of isolated communities. In late November, an American missionary attempted to bring Christianity to the Sentinelese people, a remote community in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian […]

Roy Harper interviewed at Noir on the Radio

“Being an outlaw is about freedom, it sets you loose from the boundaries of society, the boundaries of law, and the things that hold you back. The limits of where you can and can’t go and what you can and can’t do. If you have no boundaries there, then that’s the freedom that it gives […]

(English) Democracy in Southeast Asia – A Story Untold

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf English verfügbar.

(English) Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles in The Diplomat

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf English verfügbar.

(English) The Life of the Others – Thailand’s Minorities Under Threat

(English) Andaman minority turned into tourist circus for rich Indians! Again.