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

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

The story of India's HIV patients and the antiretroviral drug supply crisis.

Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.

Integral yet dispensable

On the impact of targeted killings of migrant workers in Kashmir.