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Spectre of Statelessness Looms Over Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants in Assam

The government of the northeast Indian state of Assam appears poised to strip millions of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants of all constitutional rights and even render them stateless.

The World Has Failed The Palestinians

Asking Palestinians to be 'resilient' in the face of continuous brutality is to allow Israel to carry on with its agenda of violent repression.

The Rise and Fall of Militancy in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills

The guns have fallen silent in the quaint Garo Hills of Meghalaya in India's northeast. But, durable peace may still be elusive.

Familiarity Across Borders

Northeast India and Myanmar have much in common, and the vibrant border is testimony to the same.

Caste in Liberal, Feminist Spaces in India

The liberal feminist space in India is acutely plagued by an absence or subversion of Dalit voices, argues Rachelle Bharathi Chandran.

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Hikayetna: Stories From Syrian Refugees

Long Reads

Stranger Than Fiction

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

Vignettes of Love and Peace: Letters From Kabul

"just another morning in Kabul" | Jhilmil Breckenridge