The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia 2021


“It is not as if identity conflicts in Southeast Asia are anything new, but three factors in particular have affected how they have played out: the role of violent religious extremism [...]; the rise of majoritarian populism; and increased tension between migrants and ‘indigenous’ peoples...”

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How Does Social Media Affect Conflict in Asia? Expert Views

Maria Ressa, Sanjana Hattotuwa, Sarah Oh

“The internet, and social media in particular, are no longer new communications tools but are core aspects of contemporary politics and social change. The Asia Foundation interviewed three experts to find out how the use of social media affects violent conflict and political tensions across the Asia region.”

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