elections

Long road to democracy

On Myanmar’s contentious elections, voter disenfranchisement and prospects for the future.

| Nov 21, 2020

Elections in Sri Lanka, freedom of speech debates in India, war on drugs in Bangladesh and more

Southasiasphere: Podcast #01 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Sep 03, 2020

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

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

| Jun 12, 2020

Disputed poll, divided government?

Afghan election results will determine the prospect for peace talks.

| Oct 03, 2019

Bigot makes me coffee

A short story

| Jun 07, 2019

What the Indian elections mean for Southasia

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

| May 23, 2019

Echoes of Pakistan in Indian polls

Frenzied use of communal card signals the weakening of democracy.

| May 06, 2019

Afghanistan after America

US-Taliban deal could end war, but jettison hard-won rights.

| Mar 28, 2019

The crisis in Bangladeshi democracy

Podcast interview with activist Khushi Kabir on what the results of the 2018 polls mean for Bangladesh.

| Jan 17, 2019

Himal Interviews: Human rights in Bangladesh

Podcast interview with Amnesty International's Saad Hammadi.

| Dec 17, 2018

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