Nahal Sheikh is a writer and illustrator raised in Lahore and based in Amsterdam. She’s completing a research MA in Media at University of Amsterdam, while engaging in critical and thought-provoking freelance projects. Interested in Global South narratives, her stories cut through issues of identity, culture, and power structures.
Punjabi films of the 1970s-80s as a tool for resistance during Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorship.
May 24, 2022
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region