The impact of social media platforms in the global South.
The Editors | Sep 30, 2022
The decline of parliament
Under the BJP's rule, India's legislature is gradually ceasing to be a place for debate.
Christophe Jaffrelot | Nov 04, 2021
Resisting a coup
How civil society is responding in the face of escalating violence in Myanmar.
The Editors | Mar 19, 2021
Long road to democracy
On Myanmar’s contentious elections, voter disenfranchisement and prospects for the future.
The Editors | Nov 21, 2020
Maldives’ rocky road to transitional justice
A bill before the Majlis risks depriving hundreds of Maldivian citizens of their right to reparations.
Mushfiq Mohamed | Aug 28, 2020
COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency
A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.
The Editors | Mar 26, 2020
A test for Maldivian democracy
A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.
Azra Naseem | Jan 23, 2020
Is the mob ruling the roost?
JNU violence shows the fringe is at the Centre.
Salil Tripathi | Jan 07, 2020
Tibet: Impossible yet existent?
A reinvigorated spiritual politics of Tibetan Buddhism could prove to be a way forward.
Mila Samdub | Jan 07, 2020
Disputed poll, divided government?
Afghan election results will determine the prospect for peace talks.
Noah Coburn | Oct 03, 2019
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region