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  • Hong Kong histories: converging narratives of struggle

    The ongoing protests in Hong Kong are not just about an extradition bill, civil liberties, or even a constitutional right to democracy—

  • Articles 370 and 35A, explained

    On Monday, August 5, 2019, the people of Jammu and Kashmir lost all contact with the outside world. After clamping down on the internet and telephone lines for the 53rd time this year, deploying tens of thousands of troops in what is already one of the most

  • Kashmir Caged!

    Travelling and collecting personal testimonies from Kashmiri civilians, a team of economists and activists offer a glimpse into the silenced streets of Srinagar and neighbouring villages. The report was made public on August 13, 2019.

  • Nothing is the same anymore

    What does it mean for the people when a country is put in fear and terror, a country that already has a whole history of violent experiences behind it?

  • The Fate of Julian Assange

    Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald once described WikiLeaks as being “one of the very few, if not only group, effectively putting fear into the hearts of the world's most powerful and corrupt people.” But was that too outlandish of a statement?

  • Sanctions of Mass Destruction: America’s War on Venezuela

    American economic sanctions have been the worst crime against humanity since World War Two. America's economic sanctions have killed more innocent people than all of the nuclear, biological and chemical weapons ever used in the history of mankind.

  • Stuck in limbo

    An old Dhaka native, Sheikh Shariful Amin went to the UK as a student in 2008. He had already completed a master's degree but as it didn't count there, Amin then did one at the University of East London.

  • Dismantling The Privilege Of Ignorance

    On the day America, after a long-drawn process involving yet another sexual abuse discourse, finally confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court Justice, I was travelling on the train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC.

  • Pakistan gears up to vote amid allegations of serious 'manipulation'

    Pakistan goes to polls in less than a week. But the country is stunned by a set of terror attacks that killed more than 160 people in a span of two days. Last Friday, a suicide bomb ripped through an election rally killing at least 149 people including the candidate in Mastung, a district in Balochistan.

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