Sinthujan Varatharajah

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

Jul 14, 2015

Staging fiction, rewriting history

The makers of 'Midnight's Children' are known for their anti-fundamentalist stance, but the production of the film in Sri Lanka raises questions.

Oct 07, 2013

Caste across the kalapani

The long struggle to outlaw caste-based discrimination in the UK finally succeeds.

May 24, 2013

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Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

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On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

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Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

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