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Peter Gill

Peter Gill

Peter Gill is a Nepal-based journalist.

Peter Gill is a Nepal-based journalist who writes on a wide range of subjects, from Bollywood fan clubs to religion, crime, cuisine, human rights, environment, and geopolitics. A “Third Culture Kid” with an educational background in history and forestry, Peter speaks Nepali, Wolof, Spanish, and English, plus basic Hindi.

Posts by Peter Gill
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January 02, 2019

Nepal’s Sisyphean Struggle for Justice

By Peter Gill
12 years after the civil war came to an end, conflict victims demand a role in transitional justice.
October 15, 2018

Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race

By Peter Gill
As the EU seeks to expand lending for infrastructure in Asia, will it maintain high standards?

September 19, 2018

The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars

By Peter Gill
Two new books examine the role of third-country nationals, especially Nepalis, in the defense contracting industry.

April 25, 2018

Nepal’s Desperate Race to Rebuild

By Peter Gill
Saddled with debt and deadlines, Nepal’s earthquake victims scramble to rebuild their homes.

March 22, 2018

After the Flood: Nepal’s Slow Recovery

By Peter Gill
Amid decentralization, Nepal has been slow to recover from the devastating 2017 floods.
January 29, 2018

The Rise of Nepal’s Left Alliance

By Peter Gill
From foreign policy to domestic development, how much change will the Left Alliance bring?

December 25, 2017

Almond Orchards in Everest’s Shadow

By Peter Gill
A look at changing mountain livelihoods in Nepal.
August 23, 2017

Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism

By Peter Gill
In Kathmandu, a fan club has drawn critique for idolizing an Indian actor. Why?

August 18, 2017

Floods Devastate Nepal’s Southern Plains

By Peter Gill
Recent flooding has affected over 16 million people in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

June 28, 2017

Nepal’s Trial-By-Election

By Peter Gill
The second phase of Nepal’s local elections tested both the new constitution and the country’s vision.

May 19, 2017

Nepal: Elections at the Epicenter

By Peter Gill
Two years after major earthquakes rocked the country, a Nepali family makes a 30-hour journey to cast their ballots.
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