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The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
September 19, 2018
The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
Two new books examine the role of third-country nationals, especially Nepalis, in the defense contracting industry.
The Nepalis Fighting America’s Wars
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
September 11, 2018
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
India's Supreme Court has struck down Section 377. Now the truly hard work begins for LGBT rights.
Pride Trumps Prejudice: India's Gay Sex Ban Is No More
Trash to Treasure: A Mongolian Man Turns a Landfill Into a Children’s Park
September 10, 2018
Trash to Treasure: A Mongolian Man Turns a Landfill Into a Children’s Park
A former migrant worker singlehandedly built a children’s park out of a landfill in Ulaanbaatar.
Trash to Treasure: A Mongolian Man Turns a Landfill Into a Children’s Park
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
September 07, 2018
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Timorese victims of Indonesian occupation speak of murdered human rights defender Munir Said Thalib.
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
August 31, 2018
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
Hindu pilgrims make a perilous trek to the revered Amarnath cave.
Journey to a Cave in Kashmir
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
August 31, 2018
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
The editor of a state-affiliated magazine laments the lack of “scientific spirit” in Chinese society.
Liu Yadong, Mr. Science, and China’s Shaky Modernity
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
August 27, 2018
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
Images of one Rohingya village in Myanmar and one Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh before and after the crackdown.
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
August 24, 2018
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
What can we learn from the recent release of jailed Tajik journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov?
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
The Trials and Tribulations of Britain's Chinese Community
August 23, 2018
The Trials and Tribulations of Britain's Chinese Community
Is Britain’s Chinese community finding its voice, or was it already there?
The Trials and Tribulations of Britain's Chinese Community
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
August 22, 2018
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
As Hindutva ideology extends its reach, Christians are feeling the pressure.
Violence Against Christians in India: A Decade After Kandhamal
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
August 21, 2018
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
Bhungas, circular mud huts, are both resilient in the face of quakes and central to the Kutch identity.
The Earthquake- Proof Huts of Kutch
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
August 15, 2018
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
How India’s National Register of Citizens alienates Assam’s Bengali-speaking Muslims.
Assam’s ‘Miya’: Proving You Are Indian
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
August 14, 2018
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
“The abortion law in Indonesia makes it almost impossible to protect women.”
Compounding Trauma: Indonesia’s Abortion Law
Lombok: After the Earthquake
August 09, 2018
Lombok: After the Earthquake
The powerful earthquake left at least 131 dead in Lombok, Indonesia.
Lombok: After the Earthquake
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
August 07, 2018
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
A Visit to the Dalai Lama’s Birthplace
Mongolia Wrestles With Violence Against Women
July 31, 2018
Mongolia Wrestles With Violence Against Women
In Mongolia, a pivotal national report on violence against women and a call for men to be allies.
Mongolia Wrestles With Violence Against Women
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