freedom of expression
The impact of social media platforms in the global South.
The Editors | Sep 30, 2022
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.
The Editors | Sep 03, 2020
Journalists on trial
A call to our readers.
SAMDEN and Himal Southasian | Apr 08, 2019
The state of surveillance
The Pakistani state is using terrorism as an excuse to curb freedom of speech.
Sana Saleem | Sep 24, 2016
Of Eco and echoes
Silencing of the argumentative Indian.
Salil Tripathi | Sep 17, 2016
Chronicle of a death not foretold
Our editor explains why Himal Southasian suspended publication in 2016.
Aunohita Mojumdar | Sep 15, 2016
Bullying the republic
What the recent clampdown on educational institutions in India tells us about the ruling dispensation.
Puja Sen | Feb 16, 2016
A tale of two documentaries
COLUMN: What the disruption of two documentary films means for free speech and dissent in India.
Taran N Khan | Sep 08, 2015
Freedom of expression in Bangladesh is caught between the machete and the magistrate.
Salil Tripathi | Sep 01, 2015
The Right to Dissent
himaladmin | Dec 26, 2010
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply