Southasia

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.

| Mar 26, 2020

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.

| Feb 18, 2020

A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Reading Kashmir

As India revokes two key constitutional provisions on Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

| Aug 09, 2019

The future of democracy in the Maldives

Is the new government in Male fulfilling its pledges for judicial reform and democracy?

| Aug 02, 2019

Young rebellions

A new book chronicles the recent wave of youth movements in India against ascendant Hindutva and neoliberalism.

| Jul 22, 2019

Out of place, out of time

Dhaka and Bangladesh are evolving on dramatically different courses.

| Mar 26, 2019

RCSS at 25

Journey of a Southasian institution

| May 31, 2018

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COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.