Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han

Journalist and writer

Telling stories from a tiny Southeast Asian island.

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As Singapore prepares to execute Kho Jabing this Friday, activists are fighting back

Kho Jabing is scheduled to hang on 20 May, but there are still so many questions unanswered about his case.

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I discovered the truth about Singapore's 'war on drugs'. Now I campaign against the death penalty

As part of openDemocracy's series on drug policy and human rights, I write about my journey towards becoming an anti-death penalty campaigner.

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No agency: laying the foundation for exploitation of migrant workers

Migrant workers' lack of agency paves the way to greater exploitation.

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Britain's new visa laws are breaking families and hearts

The UK's new immigration policy continues to keep couples and families apart.