Dhisal Kapuge is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker particularly focused on environmental and cultural topics.
How the fishing cat became a symbol of wetland conservation in Sri Lanka
Colombo has lost nearly 40 percent of its wetlands due to urbanisation in the last 30 years. Several environmentalists are now fighting to preserve and sustain the remaining wetland patches.
Apr 20, 2023
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region