Sri Lanka’s constitutional ping-pong
The 20th Amendment in historical perspective.
Dinesha Samararatne | Sep 25, 2020
The long wait for justice
On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.
Bhavani Fonseka | Aug 07, 2020
Shifting the blame
A minority is framed again to cover Sri Lanka’s fault lines, in wake of the Easter attacks.
Harini Amarasuriya | Jun 20, 2019
No peace without justice
Warisha Farasat | Jun 01, 2009
The Editors | May 01, 2009
Accountability in a time of excess
If any lesson is to come out of the current financial crisis, it is that the pipedream of corporate social responsibility needs to be shelved.
Sukumar Muralidharan | Mar 01, 2009
Conference on transitional justice in Southasia | Hosted by Himal Southasian and the International Center for Transitional Justice.
The Editors | Mar 01, 2007
Development critique: Blight in donor’ed Bangladesh
Donor agencies regularly charge their host governments and bureaucracies of corruption, but what about the lack of accountability of the agencies themselves? In Dhaka, the donor elite is beginning to be taken on.
Salim Rashid | Nov 01, 2002
Insurgents and Innocents
Kanak Mani Dixit | Jun 01, 2002
Transparent donors and development dogma
Aqil Shah | Nov 01, 2001
Punjab’s media reeling in aftermath of Amritpal Singh’s arrest
Internet bans, social-media suspensions and police raids of journalists’ homes in Indian Punjab raise concerns over press freedom amid a crackdown on supporters of the Khalistan ideologue Amritpal Singh
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers