Taliban

Yameen’s conviction, the Taliban ban on women’s education, Kite Tales and more

Southasiasphere episode January 11, 2023: Updates and analysis from around the region

| Jan 11, 2023

Taliban regime under siege, within and without

One year later, the Taliban is under attack from rival groups.

| Nov 11, 2022

Silence in Swat

Memory, militancy and the military in Swat Valley.

| Sep 28, 2020

Afghanistan after America

US-Taliban deal could end war, but jettison hard-won rights.

| Mar 28, 2019

Afghanistan’s election dilemma

Afghanistan is under-prepared for robust elections, but postponement could cause further instability.

| Oct 04, 2018

The madrassa and the state of Pakistan

Religion, poverty and the potential for violence in Pakistan.

| Oct 13, 2016

To be whipped till…

A short story

| Sep 01, 2016

Southasia’s déjà vu

Sedition and blasphemy are the two sides of the same hyper-nationalist coin.

| Mar 30, 2016

Is Southasia really becoming safer for journalists?

The discrepancy in reported journalist killings merits investigation

| Jan 28, 2016

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