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India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
January 10, 2017
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
New Delhi faces pressure to ratify a convention that activists fear would ultimately harm Indian women and children.
India's International Child Abduction Dilemma
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
January 05, 2017
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
A look back at the evolution of gay rights in Taiwan -- and the growth of the movement's opposition.
Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan
Russia's Buddhist Republic
January 04, 2017
Russia's Buddhist Republic
In Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, the remnants of Buddhism sit in the Soviet Union’s lingering shadow.
Russia's Buddhist Republic
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
December 21, 2016
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Tracing the hopes of India's 26.8 million disabled population over 40 years of advocacy.
The History of India's Disability Rights Movement
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
December 20, 2016
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
Vijay Simha, a senior Indian journalist, recovered from alcoholism to write books on sobriety.
Indian Journalist’s Road From Addiction to Recovery
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
December 13, 2016
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
The reproductive rights of Cambodia’s women are forgotten by the court set up to judge the communist regime’s crimes.
The Forced Pregnancies of the Khmer Rouge
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
December 06, 2016
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
Cynicism and denial hold sway in Myanmar, even as children's lives are put at risk.
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
December 06, 2016
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
December 01, 2016
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
From Borneo to Kyrgyzstan, Asia’s indigenous peoples link environmental conservation and preservation of their heritage.
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
Women Will Save Japan
December 01, 2016
Women Will Save Japan
Improving women's political and economic participation will be central to preserving Japan's status as a global heavyweight.
Women Will Save Japan
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
November 30, 2016
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
Some see the campus of Jawaharlal Nehru University as a “den of communists.” Others see vibrant student activism.
India’s Most ‘Notorious’ Campus
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
November 23, 2016
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
An Englishman's rise (and fall) in Qing-dynasty China.
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
November 23, 2016
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
For just the second time in 6 years, Phnom Penh celebrated the Water Festival.
Cambodia's Dragon Boat Races
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
November 15, 2016
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
November 11, 2016
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
November 10, 2016
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
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