Illustration by Gihan de Chickera.
Illustration by Gihan de Chickera.

#BlackLivesMatter in Southasia, the state of opposition, and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #7- Updates and analysis from around the region.

Blind to brutality 

Conversations on race, state violence and identity following the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and subsequent protests have spurred debates among Southasians as well. Across Southasia, #BlackLivesMatter (BLM) has been trending as people engaged with debates on caste, police brutality and longstanding structural violence.

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