About Alexander Sehmer

Alexander Sehmer is a freelance journalist who has spent the majority of his career working in Asia and the Middle East.

Articles by Alexander Sehmer

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Adam Ramsay is co-editor of OurKingdom.

Brazil’s mensalão: corruption and context

Corruption traditionally involves the spiriting away of public funds for private gain, here the ultimate gains were arguably public. Poverty levels in the country fell more than 51% between 2002 and 2010.

Nepal's Tibetans pressured by China's growing influence

Some in Nepal fear that China is stirring up tensions between their countrymen and the Tibetan refugee population
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