Shabna Begum’s ‘From Sylhet to Spitalfields’ offers a searing history of Bengali squatters in 1970s East London, and a chilling reminder of how migrants continue to be treated by a hostile British state
Ashraf Hoque | Aug 25, 2023
A conversation with the filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz, director of ‘Sand and Water’.
The Editors | Jul 14, 2023
The reduction in World Food Program rations for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, is exacerbating their immense suffering. Food insecurity and malnutrition, already acute, are worsening.
Sahat Zia Hero | Apr 28, 2023
Five years after a people’s movement to stop a power plant near the Sundarban, Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League government has pushed the project through. Why did this movement fail where others in Bangladesh have succeeded?
Anupam Debashis Roy | Feb 24, 2023
With massive anti-government rallies by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and their repression by the ruling Awami League-led government, battle lines are being drawn for the next general election
Anupam Debashis Roy | Feb 02, 2023
Dengue is endemic in Bangladesh but the current outbreak is unusual in its scale and seasonality. Many experts have linked the surge in dengue cases with extreme climate events
Rafiqul Islam | Jan 27, 2023
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.
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
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast