I P Adhikari

Dictated democracy?

With elections looming, Bhutan – one of the youngest democracies in the world – is struggling to stabilise its government and political system.

Dec 17, 2012

Kagyupa only

A creeping clampdown on Christianity in Bhutan poses the serious question of whether the kingdom has really set itself on the path to secular democracy.

Jan 29, 2011

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