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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 193–200.
Published: 09 February 2022
... politics, leaving the country ill-equipped to manage the COVID-19 crisis. Fragile democratic institutions and norms were undermined by the inability of leaders to prioritize governance. Environmental problems, an economic downturn, and continued human rights violations further exacerbated the country’s...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 202–206.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of the University of California 2021 Nepal India-China rule of law human rights COVID-19 KRISTINE ECK Nepal in 2020 External Tensions and Internal Challenges ABSTRACT Internal party rifts in the Nepali government preoccupied leaders, who squandered opportunities to prepare a coherent response...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (2): 211–228.
Published: 01 April 2017
... corruption human rights PIYADASA EDIRISURIYA The Rise and Grand Fall of Sri Lanka s Mahinda Rajapaksa The End of an Era? ABSTRACT Mahinda Rajapaksa became the president of Sri Lanka in 2005 and ruled the country until his unexpected defeat in the presidential election of 2015. He crushed the militant...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 135–141.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Carolina G. Hernandez This article explains why the Philippines, a small country and a long-time US ally, shook the world in 2016 by democratically electing a president who has defied conventional expectations, touched the lives of ordinary Filipinos, been accused of human rights violations in his...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 150–156.
Published: 01 February 2017
... during this time of considerable national anxiety. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 king mourning constitution elections human rights DUNCAN MCCARGO Thailand in 2016 Fade to Gray ABSTRACT Events in Thailand during 2016 were overshadowed by the death of long...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2017
... many feared might represent the first clear metastasized imprint of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Bangladesh. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 human rights protests terrorism infrastructure LAWRENCE SA´EZ Bangladesh in 2016 Transition and Turmoil Intertwined...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (3): 415–441.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Dominik M. Müller Brunei and Malaysia are promoting the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration but enforce a brand of Islamic law that systematically violates it. The paradoxical ways in which policymakers are navigating between the two, and the empirical realities of Islamic governance, impede the project...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 April 2016
... 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 Korea leadership China nuclear weapons human rights VICTOR D. CHA The North Korea Question ABSTRACT The North Korean state under a young and unproven leader faces severe challenges. The regime will not change because of a leadership...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 199–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of a new approach to human rights and ethnic reconciliation, accompanied this shift. Sri Lanka’s emphasis in its economic policy shifted from major infrastructural projects to a further strengthening of human capacities. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Maithripala...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 60–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Nira Wickramasinghe The year 2014 witnessed a few cracks in the government of the United People’s Freedom Alliance in the face of internal and external challenges. Still, anti-Muslim violence, setbacks in provincial elections, and mounting concerns over the coalition’s human rights record failed...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 199–205.
Published: 01 February 2014
... human rights record came under serious scrutiny. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 NIRA WICKRAMASINGHE Sri Lanka in 2013 Post-war Oppressive Stability ABSTRACT The year 2013 witnessed a further consolidation of the power of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his loyalists...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the vulnerable. The abduction of a prominent campaigner and repatriation of North Korean refugees highlighted human rights challenges. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Laos development human rights human security BRENDAN M. HOWE Laos in 2013 Macroeconomic Ambitions, Human...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 59–65.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to endure high inflation in the price of essential goods and services, and the country's human rights record remained dismal. © 2009 by The Regents of the University of California. 2009 Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam eastern provincial council Kilinochchi human rights Mahinda Rajapaksa SRI...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 191–197.
Published: 01 February 2008
... human rights record came under serious scrutiny. © 2008 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2008 military campaigns Eastern Province LTTE Mahinda Rajapakse human rights SRI LANKA IN 2007 Military Successes, but at Humanitarian and Economic Costs Nira...