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Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
South Asia
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
South Asia
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Pakistan rules schizophrenia does not preclude the death penalty. It is far from alone in executing mentally ill prisoners.
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
East Asia
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
This year’s Taipei Pride parade comes at a pivotal moment in the island’s gay rights movement.
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
The Schools of the Taliban
South Asia
The Schools of the Taliban
In areas under Taliban control, schools are being reshaped to fit the Taliban agenda.
The Schools of the Taliban
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Southeast Asia
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Thailand passed its first equality law in 2015, but still has a long way to go to protect the rights of the community.
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
South Asia
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Nepalese journalist switches to singing for storytelling.
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
Central Asia
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
Famed for its vibrant culture around the world, the region remains among the most disconnected inside Russia.
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
South Asia
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
Iran and Saudi Arabia are recruiting and radicalizing local Muslim populations in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
South Asia
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
Crime and abuse against India's seniors are on the rise. What can be done to protect the elderly?
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
South Asia
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
The Agariyas labor under harsh conditions to produce India’s salt.
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
East Asia
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
A glimpse at the lives of Mongolia's Tsaatan.
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
East Asia
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
The costs of a "silent revolution."
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
Central Asia
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
The World Nomad Games were great fun, but also securitized, commercialized, politicized, and nationalized.
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
South Asia
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
Glimpses of historical treasures hidden within the bustle of a modern city.
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
South Asia
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
The current outbreak of vector borne diseases lays bare the inadequacies of India's health care system.
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
Spectacle and Sport at the World Nomad Games
Central Asia
Spectacle and Sport at the World Nomad Games
A week of earnest competition, friendly contests, and a full-on Central Asian Burning Man-like festival.
Spectacle and Sport at the World Nomad Games
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