May 10, 2019
Do Indian Voters Know How Their Government Works?
By Vishal Arora
It seems few Indians are aware of the distinction between the roles of the central and state governments.
May 07, 2019
To Buru Island: A Journey to the Dark Side of Indonesia’s Past
By Duncan Graham
Mars Noersmono’s story is a first-person account of a nation’s shame.
April 24, 2019
Halal Tourism on the Rise in Asia, Just Not in China
By Betsy Joles
As Beijing connects to the world's largest Muslim markets, its attention to halal tourism lags behind Taiwan's efforts.
April 18, 2019
Is the Taliban’s Former Capital Ready to Welcome Them Back?
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Kandahar has come a long way since Taliban rule. What do its residents think about the peace talks?
April 17, 2019
Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic
By Siddharthya Roy and Sayan Ghosh
As of 2018, India is home to the world’s largest number of patients suffering from tuberculosis.
April 12, 2019
Tajik Asylum Seekers Struggle for a Sense of Security
By Yan Matusevich
In Poland, asylum seekers from Tajikistan wrestle with insecurity and uncertainty.
April 09, 2019
Afghanistan’s Most Vulnerable Women
By Ritu Mahendru
In the hidden world of Kuchi nomads, women are denied education, raped, and exchanged for water.
April 04, 2019
Is There Room for Transgender Rights in the ‘New Malaysia’?
By Ana Salvá
Activists believe that the situation for trans people has not changed at all, or has arguably gotten even worse.
March 27, 2019
The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
By David Green
The Kaliwa Dam Project, a centerpiece of the BRI in the Philippines, faces steep opposition from indigenous peoples.
March 25, 2019
Balochistan’s Great Internet Shutdown
By Shah Meer Baloch
For 2 years and counting, Kech district’s mobile internet has been shut off for “security reasons.”
March 21, 2019
China Is Winning the War for Nepali Buddhism
By Lauren Jackson
China's inroads in Nepal mean increasing control over Buddhist heritage sites – with implications for Tibet.
March 20, 2019
Pakistan's Women Marched for Their Rights. Then the Backlash Came.
By Tehreem Azeem
What made the Aurat March controversial?