Bangladesh

Stranded in Geneva Camp

Life in the largest refugee camp for Bangladesh’s Urdu-speaking community.

| Jun 27, 2019

Adrift

A short story

| Jun 24, 2019

What the Indian elections mean for Southasia

In conversation with photographer, journalist and activist Shahidul Alam. [INCLUDES THE TRANSCRIPT]

| May 23, 2019

Journalists On Trial

A SAMDEN-Himal initiative to track legal attacks on journalists and media groups in Southasia.

Scoping the bigger picture

A photography festival in Dhaka seeks new answers to the erosion of public freedoms.

| Apr 10, 2019

The disappearing act

Al Jazeera website inaccessible in Bangladesh after publication of an investigative report.

| Mar 25, 2019

Innocent until found protesting

Workers in Bangladesh’s garment industry see no relief despite wage increases.

| Mar 13, 2019

Stilettoes of steel

An interview with Dhaka-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi.

| Feb 18, 2019

Have we failed our democracies?

Critical reflections from a journalist, an activist and a political scientist on the life of democracies in Southasia.

| Jan 18, 2019

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