Kristen Zipperer

Smugglers’ paradise

Life and lucre on the open border between Nepal and India.

May 27, 2013

Mother to many

Pushpa Basnet, the 2012 CNN Hero of the Year, talks to Himal.

Dec 03, 2012

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A field day

Future elections in Nepal may see more independents, and unpredictable alliances.

Productively ‘perverse’

Punjabi films of the 1970s-80s as a tool for resistance during Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorship.

What makes a journalist?

In Sri Lanka, there are many factors shaping mainstream media coverage of citizen-led protests.