freedom of expression

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

| 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.

| Sep 03, 2020

The state of surveillance

The Pakistani state is using terrorism as an excuse to curb freedom of speech.

| Sep 24, 2016

Of Eco and echoes

Silencing of the argumentative Indian.

| Sep 17, 2016

Chronicle of a death not foretold

Our editor explains why Himal Southasian suspended publication in 2016.

| Sep 15, 2016

Bullying the republic

What the recent clampdown on educational institutions in India tells us about the ruling dispensation.

| Feb 16, 2016

A tale of two documentaries

COLUMN: What the disruption of two documentary films means for free speech and dissent in India.

| Sep 08, 2015

Bangladeshi inquisitions

Freedom of expression in Bangladesh is caught between the machete and the magistrate.

| Sep 01, 2015

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Still standing

Old Delhi’s Hazrat Shah Waliullah Public Library.

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

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On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.