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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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How a human rights law became a tool of repression in Sri Lanka

The ICCPR Act, modelled on an international human rights treaty meant to prohibit national, racial and religious hatred, has been distorted in Sri Lanka to punish blasphemy and target minorities

Pandemics have always revealed the weakness of the Indian state

In 'Pandemic India', David Arnold offers a reflective study of Covid, cholera, plague, the Spanish flu and other historical mass contagions, from the time of the British Raj to the Modi government

Bangladesh’s BNP fights to make a political comeback

With massive anti-government rallies by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and their repression by the ruling Awami League-led government, battle lines are being drawn for the next general election