Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who focuses on social and economic issues in developing countries, and has specific expertise in Southeast Asia. He is based partly in San Francisco, CA, Tokyo, Japan, and Jakarta, Indonesia. Coca's feature and news pieces have appeared in global media outlets including Al Jazeera, Quartz, Forbes Asia, SciDev.Net, Southeast Asia Globe, The Diplomat, Vice and numerous regional publications in Asia and the United States. Coca is actively looking for new opportunities
The high-tech war on Tibetan communication | Endagdet The Chinese digital security state versus a small exile community. Longform feature on Tibetan exile community and how they face off against Chinese hackers.
Feature piece on the Great Firewall of China - and fear and intimidation are leading some to self-censor online.
Indonesia’s death penalty crisis Nithin Coca explores the country’s pressing human rights issue.
The story is a complex web of deceit, connecting the ruling elite, royalty, investment banks and offshore tax havens. Nithin Coca reports.