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Sri Lanka: Back on the brink

Easter Sunday bombings could create new fissures.

| Apr 26, 2019

Himal Interviews: The Abdus Salam story

Podcast with Zakir Thaver, the co-producer of 'Salam', a documentary on the Pakistani physicist.

| Jan 07, 2019

Shibli Numani’s imagined community

A 19th-century travelogue from northern India challenges colonial orientalism.

| Dec 14, 2018

Where is Arsalan Miyan?

A short story about the psychological cost of violence. [WITH AUDIO READING]

| Apr 27, 2018

An unjust war

‘Love Jihad’ and honour killings are strategies to quell challenges to caste, class and gender conventions.

| Dec 27, 2015

Shining light on the Rohingya

A new photobook compassionately illustrates the lives torn apart by the Rohingya tragedy.

| Feb 25, 2013

A home along the way

For a refugee, the journey rarely ends.

| Oct 01, 2011

Since the Second Amendment

The massacres at two Ahmadiyya mosques in Lahore is the result of anti-Ahmadi sentiment fanned by religious extremists and allowed by a compromised state and the silent support of political parties.

| Jul 01, 2010

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From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

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Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.