A group of Indonesian Christians has gotten little response to their request for government protection, after hundreds of Islamic hardliners forced them from their homes on the outskirts of Jakarta. The incident turns a sharp eye on intolerance in a country U.S. President Barack Obama recently haile
Efforts in Thailand to promote reconciliation have continued months after the military ended anti-government protests. The opposition movement, known as the red shirts, is preparing for the general elections next year, despite divisions among its members.
A leaked U.S. diplomatic cable says senior officials in Thailand hold “negative” views about Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and feel the country would be better off if an alternative successor to the throne could be found. The cable, provided by WikiLeaks to the British newspaper The Guardian, say