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High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  
June 10, 2021

High-Profile Rape Trial Continues India’s Sordid Tradition of Victim-Blaming  

By Sudha Ramachandran
The judge’s report in the case against Tarun Tejpal sparked outrage for its misogynistic scrutiny of the plaintiff.
No Cheers: Tokyo Olympic Village Considering Ban on Alcohol
June 10, 2021

No Cheers: Tokyo Olympic Village Considering Ban on Alcohol

By Stephen Wade
These are going to be the "no cheers" Olympics, with testing and vaccinations taking priority over fun and games.

Malaysia Aims to Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
June 08, 2021

Malaysia Aims to Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

By Alexandra Radu
With cases soaring, Malaysia hopes to quicken the pace of vaccinations and head off further deaths from the virus.

How Trump Fueled Anti-Asian Violence in America
June 08, 2021

How Trump Fueled Anti-Asian Violence in America

By Jin Kai
Trump’s encouragement of white supremacy and his strident anti-China rhetoric proved a toxic combination for Asian Americans.

‘Twitter Storm’ Demands Greater Focus on India’s Northeast
June 08, 2021

‘Twitter Storm’ Demands Greater Focus on India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Indians took to Twitter to demand the Northeast be covered in a dedicated chapter in state-commissioned textbooks.
India to Provide Free Vaccines to All in Major Policy Shift
June 08, 2021

India to Provide Free Vaccines to All in Major Policy Shift

By Sheikh Saaliq
Under the earlier policy, the federal government gave free shots only to people above 45 years of age and front-line workers.

What We Can Learn From Australia’s Sikh Community
June 07, 2021

What We Can Learn From Australia’s Sikh Community

By Grant Wyeth
Australia’s Sikh community has been providing thousands of free meals a day to those whose incomes have been restricted by lockdown measures. 
Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late
June 05, 2021

Japan’s Pre-Olympics Vaccine Push Looks To Be Too Late

By Mari Yamaguchi
Even optimistic estimates suggest at least 70 percent of Japan’s population will remain unvaccinated as of the Olympics’ opening day.

Spotlight on Sri Lanka’s Women-Headed Households Affected by COVID-19
June 04, 2021

Spotlight on Sri Lanka’s Women-Headed Households Affected by COVID-19

By Lihini Ratwatte
A quarter of households in Sri Lanka are headed by women, yet there is no comprehensive national strategy to address their needs, particularly during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hong Kongers Plan Mass Prayer in Solidarity With Palestine
June 04, 2021

Hong Kongers Plan Mass Prayer in Solidarity With Palestine

By Jessie Lau
After police denied permission for a protest, advocates planned a prayer to raise local awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Founder of Kyrgyzstan’s Gulen-linked Schools Missing, Kidnapping Suspected
June 04, 2021

Founder of Kyrgyzstan’s Gulen-linked Schools Missing, Kidnapping Suspected

By Catherine Putz
Where is Orhan Inandi?
Will the Tokyo Olympics Go Ahead?
June 03, 2021

Will the Tokyo Olympics Go Ahead?

By Thisanka Siripala
Public opinion has hardened against the Tokyo Olympics as Japan struggles to curb the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in time for the tournament.

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