Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Before moving to Asia in 2015, he spent 12 years reporting out of London on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for Channel 4 News. He is the author of Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines, a biography of the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody rule he has documented for this programme.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has called for an investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s drugs war in the Philippines.
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary of China’s crackdown in Tiananmen Square in 1989, despite a ban on gatherings.
Since the military junta seized power in Myanmar in February’s coup, violent resistance against the regime has been intensifying. Young people across the country have begun taking up arms to join the fight against their own army.
Now a hundred days since the coup, Myanmar’s military is fighting on other fronts too.
Leaders from across South East Asia have urged the head of Myanmar’s military junta to bring an end to the bloody crackdown on protestors and will appoint an envoy to mediate.
As the UN Security Council meets in an emergency session to debate the crisis, the group, styling itself as “a people’s government”, wants UN peacekeepers to be sent to stop the killing spree that followed last month’s military coup.
The United States has suspended all trade links with Myanmar amid growing global condemnation over the mass killings of pro-democracy protesters there.
Protests are continuing in Myanmar after the authorities imposed martial law in large parts of Yangon and Mandalay.
Protesters have returned to the streets in Myanmar, despite yesterday’s violence in which 38 people died.
Police in Myanmar have opened fire on protesters, reportedly killing at least 38 people at demonstrations in a number of cities.
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have gathered outside a Hong Kong court where 47 activists were facing charges of conspiracy to commit subversion. Police warned the crowd they could be fined if they failed to disperse. The activists face up to life in prison if they’re convicted under the territory’s sweeping national security law. They’re being…
The UN says at least 18 people have been killed in Myanmar in the deadliest day yet of protests against the military coup.
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar have continued to defy warnings from the military junta by staging a nationwide general strike, three weeks after the generals’ seizure of power.
Protestors were forced to flee as security forces chased after them.
Demonstrators in Myanmar have staged their biggest protest yet against the military’s seizure of power.