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StoriesAsia

StoriesAsia is a collective of independent journalists from Asia, who infuse art in their journalism to produce passionately told stories for the collective’s own platforms and its partner media outlets. The journalists at StoriesAsia care about people whose concerns remain under- or misrepresented in mainstream media, and their mantra is to put a human face to news which is otherwise faceless numbers and tragedies. StoriesAsia aims to pioneer the narrative nonfiction genre, particularly in visual media, but also work across platforms and formats.

Posts by StoriesAsia
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September 03, 2020

Prolonged Road to Recovery for Victims of Delhi Violence

By StoriesAsia
Seven months later, victims of communal violence in India’s capital are still awaiting compensation and rehabilitation.
August 21, 2020

India’s Tripura Has a New Transport Link to the Mainland – Through Bangladesh

By StoriesAsia
The new arrangement forms part of a series of ambitious connectivity projects in India’s strategically-sensitive northeast.

August 20, 2020

Not Free to Choose: Restrictions on the Freedom of Conscience of India’s Dalits

By StoriesAsia
A section of Indian society is being forced to choose between religious beliefs on one hand and protections and special benefits under the law on the other.

August 19, 2020

Why India Lags Behind in Athletics

By StoriesAsia
Medal winning decathlete Ali Ansari has to work as a laborer just to afford to keep up his Olympic dream.

August 07, 2020

India-Myanmar Border on High Alert After Ambush by Separatist Rebels

By StoriesAsia
The ambush came amid a reshuffling of the Naga separatist movement in Myanmar.
August 05, 2020

Usha Rajak’s Journey in the Nepali Film Industry

By StoriesAsia
The Nepali actress discusses the evolution in Nepal’s film industry and the challenges still to be overcome.

July 23, 2020

Assam Devastated by Floods Again

By StoriesAsia
Floods are a perennial problem in the northeastern Indian state, but the government has yet to find an effective mitigation strategy.
July 17, 2020

Vikas Dubey and the Problem of ‘Encounter Killings’ in India

By StoriesAsia
When the police themselves seem to break the law, who will hold them to account?

July 14, 2020

China’s Engagement With Nepal’s Ruling Party Troubles India

By StoriesAsia
China’s ascendance in Nepali politics sends a strong message to India.

July 02, 2020

Pakistan Arrests Students for Demanding Internet Before Online Exams

By StoriesAsia
Pakistan's digital divide grows sharper amid the pandemic.

June 30, 2020

The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam

By StoriesAsia
What officials hid from public scrutiny about coal mining at the ‘Amazon of the East’
June 29, 2020

After a Pandemic Surge, Lockdown Returns to India’s Northeast

By StoriesAsia
The Indian state of Assam is resuming a lockdown amid concerns about the virus.

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