Edith Mirante is director of Project Maje www.projectmaje.org which distributes information on Myanmar’s human rights and environmental issues, and author of The Wind in the Bamboo: Journeys in Search of Asia’s ‘Negrito’ Indigenous Peoples.
A waste of lives
The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.
Aug 13, 2019
Will democratic Myanmar be fueled by dirty energy?
Jun 01, 2016
Punjab’s media reeling in aftermath of Amritpal Singh’s arrest
Internet bans, social-media suspensions and police raids of journalists’ homes in Indian Punjab raise concerns over press freedom amid a crackdown on supporters of the Khalistan ideologue Amritpal Singh
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
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