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March
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Ballots, bullets, bribes and warlords

The cast and characters of the 2014 Afghan elections.

| Mar 31, 2014

Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn

‘Zarmina’ and her experience of displacement and exile.

| Mar 30, 2014

The many faces of the diaspora

With tens of thousands of educated Afghans fleeing the country, an imminent brain drain threatens the reconstruction of Afghanistan after 2014.

| Mar 27, 2014

Afghan war rugs

Traditional rug-making techniques meet contemporary political imagery

| Mar 26, 2014

Online identities; unfolding realities

For Afghans across the world, social media is a vehicle for mobilising, uniting and contesting ideas of community, as well as a harbinger of newer forms of courtship and love.

| Mar 25, 2014

Imported human rights

The yawning gap between Western human rights discourse and action has overshadowed domestic histories of reform and the need for a grassroots approach to social change.

| Mar 20, 2014

Back to Southasia?

Instead of an arena for a ‘zero-sum’ India-Pakistan game, post-2014 Afghanistan may actually provide a stimulus for increased regional cooperation.

| Mar 15, 2014

Reed flute and gunpowder

Understanding the Afghan Taliban through their poetry.

| Mar 14, 2014

Reading the Taliban

Memoirs and writing by those close to the Taliban provide a human element to the portrayal of the movement.

Afghans authoring an uncertain future

Creative writing workshops in Kabul have enabled Afghan authors to express themselves.

| Mar 11, 2014

Apples and Mangoes

A story of unrequited loves.

| Mar 10, 2014

Get Out Quick, Inc.

Ponzi: a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors.

| Mar 09, 2014

Neither here nor there in chhit mahal

Law, disorder and struggle on the chhit mahals of India and Bangladesh.

| Mar 08, 2014

Partition’s incomplete stories

Vishwajyoti Ghosh curates a collection of graphic narratives that capture the layered history of Partition.

| Mar 03, 2014

Dubai’s ‘in-between’ Southasians

Neha Vora examines the past and present of Indians living in Dubai and grapples with issues related to their identity and belonging.

| Mar 02, 2014

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