Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

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A country up for grabs

International | Myanmar’s military toppled the civilian government. Now the country’s diverse population is banding together in protest
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/17/21, 09:05 am

Despite the 95-degree heat, Naw Thazin Hpway felt goosebumps as she saw thousands of mostly young protesters gathered outside the Hledan Center shopping mall in Yangon Feb. 6 to protest the military’s takeover of Myanmar. 

That morning, the military had shut off the city’s internet, so the 25-year-old decided to come out with two friends to pass out water bottles and see what was happening. Soon she joined the peaceful demonstration.

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Myanmar’s retaking

Myanmar | A military coup upends the charade beneath a decade of democratic reforms
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/02/21, 01:40 pm

Thousands of displaced villagers in the jungles of Karen state were fleeing government shelling when American Dave Eubank first heard about the military coup in Myanmar’s capital of Naypyidaw, 150 miles away. Government soldiers on Monday shelled the villages in Papun and Nyaunglebin Districts, home to ethnic Karen long under attack. Villagers ran out of their bamboo homes, some toting their children, others dragging their pigs or carrying pots and pans.

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Bursting balloons of freedom

South Korea | As South Korea seeks to deescalate tensions with North Korea, activists sending information across the border say the government is eroding their rights
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/05/20, 02:40 pm

For the past 15 years, Pastor Eric Foley of Voice of the Martyrs Korea (VOMK) has used computer modeling software to determine if conditions are favorable to launch balloons carrying Bibles into North Korea. 

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