The PEMRA penumbra
Pakistan’s state-run media regulator tries to shut down TV-news anchors.
Chhetria Patrakar | Nov 01, 2019
Nuclear dangers of the naval kind
Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean
Zia Mian M V Ramana and A H Nayyar | Oct 28, 2019
Stranded in Geneva Camp
Life in the largest refugee camp for Bangladesh’s Urdu-speaking community.
Gabriele Cecconi | Jun 27, 2019
PTM and Pakistan’s civil-rights movement
In conversation with journalists Sarah Eleazar and Sher Ali Khan. [INCLUDES INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPT]
The Editors | Jun 19, 2019
The crisis in Pakistani journalism
In conversation with journalist and human-rights campaigner Omar Waraich.
The Editors | May 31, 2019
Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade
Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.
Kevin Shi | May 17, 2019
Echoes of Pakistan in Indian polls
Frenzied use of communal card signals the weakening of democracy.
Pervez Hoodbhoy | May 06, 2019
Journalists On Trial
A SAMDEN-Himal initiative to track legal attacks on journalists and media groups in Southasia.
SAMDEN and Himal Southasian | May 03, 2019
The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’
Navigating patriarchy on Karachi streets
Zoya Anwer | Apr 09, 2019
The life and times of a British journal of Islam
How ‘Islamic Review’ became one of the most prominent journals of Islamic thought in the West.
Amanda Lanzillo | Mar 18, 2019
Punjab’s media reeling in aftermath of Amritpal Singh’s arrest
Internet bans, social-media suspensions and police raids of journalists’ homes in Indian Punjab raise concerns over press freedom amid a crackdown on supporters of the Khalistan ideologue Amritpal Singh
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers