Abby Seiff is an award-winning editor and journalist with nearly a decade of international experience, primarily in Southeast Asia. Her writing and photography have appeared in Newsweek, Time, the Associated Press, Al Jazeera, and Pacific Standard, among other publications. She served as an editor for several years at The Cambodia Daily and The Phnom Penh Post, before going on to work at UCANews, Devex, and Asia Society.

In recent years, she has covered the Hong Kong protests, Chinese-state hacking of foreign elections, and the 709 crackdown. Her work has garnered several awards and grants, including an International Reporting Project fellowship, a Logan Nonfiction fellowship, and a residency at Yaddo. She is currently writing a book about Cambodia’s imperiled Tonle Sap lake and the fate of the millions who live off its fisheries.

Last Updated: September 25, 2020



Will Protests against China Push Beijing to Intervene in Myanmar?

Abby Seiff
Angry with the results of the November election, which saw a landslide win for the ruling National League for Democracy party, Myanmar’s military claimed electoral fraud. On February 1, they seized power from the civilian government, rounding up...