The hidden cost
A conversation with Equidem's Namrata Raju on migrant worker rights and the Qatar World Cup.
The Editors | Dec 06, 2022
Afghan journalists under attack, surveillance after Pegasus, Olympics 2020, and more.
Southasiasphere episode 10: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Aug 13, 2021
The Southasian press is growing increasingly attuned to the history of the Palestinian struggle.
Chhetria Patrakar | May 28, 2021
Elections in Myanmar, opposition rallies in Pakistan, COVID-19 vaccines in Southasia
Southasiasphere podcast episode 03: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Nov 06, 2020
The myth of mainstream
On the dangerous trajectory of state institutions and popular media in India.
Chhetria Patrakar | Aug 22, 2020
India’s crossborder crises, COVID-19 corruption, and more
Southasiasphere: Issue #8 – Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Jun 26, 2020
The good Indian American
A critique of Indian American representation in contemporary American television.
Alina Gufran | Jun 24, 2020
A tale of two magazines
The closure of ‘Herald’ and ‘Newsline’ in Pakistan marks a larger crisis in the country’s journalism.
Jahanzeb Hussain | Mar 02, 2020
‘A picture of malicious intention’
On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.
Chhetria Patrakar | Feb 19, 2020
Keeping journalism alive in Kashmir
Journalists in Kashmir have done remarkable work from the ground, despite government curbs and local media’s limitations.
Majid Maqbool | Jan 16, 2020
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups