Brendan Brady reports on politics, human rights, business, religion, culture and environmental issues in Asia and the Pacific. He works in print, video, photography and radio.
Burma's Media Speaks Out

Burma’s Media Speaks Out

Greater tolerance for free speech is among the most tangible signs of the Southeast Asian country’s dramatic reform. Since a power handover last year from a military dictatorship to a quasi-civilian government, Burma’s new regime has surprised people in and outside the country by giving substance to the structural change: hundreds of political prisoners were...
The Ghosts of Nepal's Disappeared

The Ghosts of Nepal’s Disappeared

A decade-long civil war claimed thousands of lives. More than four years after it ended, though, official silence means some families can’t move on.