kanak mani dixit

Chronicle of a death not foretold

Our editor explains why Himal Southasian suspended publication in 2016.

| Sep 15, 2016

Fact sheet on Kanak Mani Dixit’s arrest

A fact sheet on the detainment of HImal's founding editor Kanak Mani Dixit by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

| Apr 23, 2016

The dragon bites its tail – Part I

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A longform piece on Bhutan's Lhotshampa question [1992].

| Jul 16, 1992

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