Syeda Sana Batool

Syeda Sana Batool is a writer, journalist and researcher. She is currently a PhD candidate at Falmouth University in the United Kingdom. Her work focuses on media and the marginalisation of minority groups.

Fighting the erasure of anti-Shia violence in Pakistan

Pakistan’s mainstream media obscures violence against Shias and other minorities, but volunteers online are documenting the bloody reality facing their people

Jul 19, 2023

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Radio’s role in making and unmaking Southasia’s borders

‘Radio for the Millions’ charts the medium’s role in popular cultures and state-making projects of the Subcontinent, rethinking long-held assumptions on transnational listenership

Pakistan embraces military rule without martial law

New laws have created jurisdiction for the military to operate at both federal and provincial levels of government, with serious implications for Pakistan’s already precarious federation.

Strains between Malé and the atolls in the Maldives

Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital

Manipur’s conflict has harsh lessons for all of India’s Northeast

Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast