Lasse Sørensen is a Danish journalist based in Copenhagen.

Working primarily as a Nordic correspondent for American outlet Courthouse News, he also participates in investigations involving countries in the Global South. He is the founding editor-in-chief of The Postcolonial.

Lasse has in-depth knowledge of Southeast Asia as a region and is particularly interested in Indonesia.

He has a BA in Indonesian/Southeast Asian Studies (University of Copenhagen), a MA in the Psychology of Language with electives in video journalism (University of Copenhagen + Monash University) and an M.Sc. in Investigative Journalism (University of Gothenburg).

Lasse Sørensen

Basic information

Lasse Sørensen
Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Supported projects

A 'Degree' of Sacrifices

  • Education
  • Exploitation

COPENHAGEN/GOTHENBURG/OSLO - Winter is cold in Scandinavia, even more so if you come from afar and are used to warmer climates, as for many international students who choose to defy the low temperatures and buckle up to study up north.

Alexander Maxia

Missing funds of West African shea collectors

  • Agriculture
  • Economy

OYO - The Danish government's Danida Market Development Partnerships (DMDP) disbursed DKK 9 million to its Canadian partner Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) in 2019 for a 4-year project to support Nigerian women shea collectors, but the project was terminated before the predetermined four years. The team looked into the project's effects and the reasons behind its abrupt termination in 2020.