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Joe Freeman

Fellows 2017
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Joe Freeman is a Myanmar-based journalist who focuses on politics and current affairs. Before moving to Yangon in 2015, he was a reporter and then editor at the Phnom Penh Post, an English-language daily in Cambodia. He has written for the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the New Yorker and the Economist, among others. Originally from Philadelphia, he studied Classics at Kenyon College and obtained a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.


  • The Church of Duterte

    On July 22, the Philippine Congress extended the martial law, which was first enacted in May, on the southern island of Mindanao for an additional five months. The army continues to battle militants...

  • In Duterte’s Philippines, Resistance is Futile

    Philippines Senator Antonio Trillanes may have expected lighter treatment when he appeared on a recent episode of BBC’s HARDtalk with presenter Stephen Sackur. After all, he has been one of...

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