Makepeace Sitlhou

Makepeace Sitlhou is an independent journalist covering India’s Northeast for several national and international publications. Makepeace covers India's Northeast as a regular contributor to Himal Briefs. She can be reached at @makesyoucakes on Twitter.

An AFSPA free Northeast?

On the BJP government’s politics of optics in India’s Northeast.

May 06, 2022

The state of suspension

The closure of Amnesty India is a rude reminder of the growing antipathy towards political freedoms and dissenting voices in the country.

Oct 30, 2020

Latest Articles

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.