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The Trump-Putin Bonhomie Could Be Good for India

For New Delhi, the intimacy between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin is an opportune moment to resolve pending bilateral issues with Washington.

Section 377 Then and Now: How Indian Courts Are Debating Gender Identity Laws

The legal battle to decriminalise homosexuality in India has come a long way.

Pakistan Elections May Be Headed Towards a Divided House

The 2018 general elections in Pakistan indicate critical shifts in Pakistani democracy and emergence of new forms of party politics.

Caged in Concrete: An Adivasi Urban Nightmare

An Adivasi village within the megacity of Mumbai has been razed to make way for a Metro car depot, its inhabitants herded into matchbox-sized flats in an SRA building.

Race and Class Tensions in the French National Football Team

France's 2018 World Cup win masks latent racial and class tensions in French football.

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Hikayetna: Stories From Syrian Refugees

Long Reads

Stranger Than Fiction

Azad and Houda (Part II)

Two refugees in transit find love, warmth and solace in each other.

15 Years Since Saddam Fell: Horrors That Came Next

Fifteen years after the fall of the Iraqi dictator, an Iraqi recalls the utter chaos that followed the American invasion.

Azad and Houda (Part I)

Two refugees in transit find love in an unlikely place.

Letters of Dreams and Refuge – Part IV

Between Izmir and Athens: dream sellers and a notebook swallowed by the road.

What I Left Behind

The war made him leave his home behind, suddenly and begrudgingly. | Amir Darwish

Do You Want Some Bread and Milk?

Curfew meant being attacked by the paramilitaries. An attack inside their quarters was called “operation” | A short story by Mekhala Saran

Syria

A kingdom of broken dreams, buried inside the eyes of their corpses | Faris Fakhreldin

Let’s Dance for Newroz

"Newroz, for me, is freedom from slavery and injustice." | Lorin Kasso