digital rights

What’s really behind Jammu and Kashmir’s new Family ID?

Kashmiris fear the scheme is another tool for surveillance and collective punishment by the Indian state.

| Jan 23, 2023

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

| Sep 30, 2022

Imperfect markets

On whether Southasia’s digital space should be regulated.

| Jan 08, 2021

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China courts influence in Sri Lanka via the Buddhist clergy

Beijing needs new allies now that the Rajapaksas are reeling, but the enmeshing of politics and religion in Sri Lanka is always cause for concern