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Women, especially mothers, hold a distinguished social position within the spectrum of pro-democracy political activism. The Arab Spring in Egypt was a solid marker of this.
Despite their high numbers, very few secessionist movements are ultimately successful.
In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal decree permitting women to drive. His stunning decision comes after years of the ban, which...
The demand for Kurdish independence in Iraq is stronger than ever today. The 25 September referendum comes as a histroic milestone in this longstanding struggle.
The arrest of a prominent peasant leader on charges of sedition is fuelling a new round of ethno-nationalistic sentiments in the restive northeast Indian state of Assam.
The Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) is rife with structural problems and practical limitations. A thorough reform of the body is imperative for it to remain relevant.
The FARC is now hoping to position itself as the party for marginalised voters. To succeed, it must develop new organisational capacities.
Not all is well in Maldives. An interview with the father and close friend of slain Maldivian liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed.
The attack on Amarnath pilgrims shows that 'Kashmiriyat' was always a metaphorical abstraction.
Journalists in Myanmar refuse to cower to assaults on the freedom of the press, and are standing up for their rights.