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What India Must Focus on in Myanmar

India's foreign policy on Myanmar must be centred on development assistance, trade expansion and bringing accountability on the Rohingya issue.

With Anti-Immigrant Stance, Are We Becoming A ‘Gardening State’?

By expelling the 'unwanted' and the 'ugly', India's ruling party wants to a create and preserve the 'garden' of their imaginations.

Rwanda and Sri Lanka: A Tale of Two Genocides

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. The world knows what happened in Rwanda. What about Sri Lanka?

Toxic Smog: The New Normal in South Asia

People from cities across South Asia speak about living with the smog as air pollution becomes the new normal

Anti-Fascisting

“None of us, under capitalism, can claim to be wholly free of fascism.” An interview with Natasha Lennard.

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Hikayetna: Stories From Syrian Refugees

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Stranger Than Fiction

Festering Wounds and Little Closures

The India-Pakistan partition might have been “one of the greatest administrative operations in history” for Lord Mountbatten, but it was a calamitous event for many others.

A Ballad of Bawling Babies

Verses on war and what follows.

The ‘Gay Cure’ Experiments That Were Written out of Scientific History

Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.

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