With music now forbidden across Afghanistan, young members of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music fled to Portugal, where they are struggling to keep their musical traditions alive.
Golfrid Siregar had taken on the Chinese-funded hydroelectric power plant being built deep in the Sumatran rainforest, a project environmentalists claim threatens the survival of the unique Tapanuli orangutan.
Religious soap operas are big business in the Muslim-majority country, where secular filmmakers face death threats from hardline viewers.
At just 20, the social-media savvy Karmila Purba – one of the most successful female riders in the Satan’s Barrel stunt show – has become a symbol of female empowerment in Indonesia.
The Muslim-majority nation is using a pornography law to target LGBT people, with public humiliation a ritual punishment, forcing those infected with HIV underground and sparking fears of an epidemic
The songs of the Messenger Band are helping drive the fight for women's labour rights in Cambodia.