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‘My pen doesn’t stop’

Meet the female rappers who are changing the rap music scene in India-administered Kashmir.

| Dec 27, 2022

From pleasure to protest

On how food helps us connect, exhibit power and protest.

| Dec 07, 2020

State against society

Travelling through Srinagar during the ‘peaceful’ times in 2016 revealed the cartography of state violence.  

| Aug 01, 2016

Silence speaks volumes

The Western media’s selective reporting of Bangladesh’s Shahbagh movement obscures its significance and meaning.

| Mar 14, 2013

Alms-bowl pamphleteer

The story of King Zero, a Burmese activist monk.

| Mar 23, 2012

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