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Report Reveals Inhumane Conditions in Malaysia’s Immigration Detention Centers
June 28, 2022

Report Reveals Inhumane Conditions in Malaysia’s Immigration Detention Centers

By Sebastian Strangio
The Indonesia-based Coalition of Sovereign Migrant Workers claims that 149 people have died in detention facilities over the past 18 months.
Rohingya Refugee Children Face Uncertainty in India
June 28, 2022

Rohingya Refugee Children Face Uncertainty in India

By Mehran Bhat
In refugee camps in Jammu, children avoid going out to study or play as they fear being attacked by right-wing groups or detained by police.

India’s History Wars Heat Up
June 27, 2022

India’s History Wars Heat Up

By Muheet Ul Islam and Pirzada Shakir
The Babri Mosque ruling galvanized a new wave of legal attacks, with Hindu nationalist groups claiming hundreds of mosques built by Muslims emperors centuries ago were temples in ancient India.

‘Just a Maid’: Report Highlights Emotional Abuse of Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore
June 24, 2022

‘Just a Maid’: Report Highlights Emotional Abuse of Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore

By Sebastian Strangio
Workers, most of them from the Philippines, reported being subject to threats, intimidation, and invasion of privacy.

Afghanistan Quake Kills 920 People, Deadliest in 2 Decades
June 22, 2022

Afghanistan Quake Kills 920 People, Deadliest in 2 Decades

By Fazel Rahman Faizi
The disaster is a major test for the Taliban regime’s ability to carry out rescue and relief efforts amid the limited presence of foreign governments and NGOs in the country.
A Cycle of Perpetual Violence for the Women of Uzbekistan
June 22, 2022

A Cycle of Perpetual Violence for the Women of Uzbekistan

By Niginakhon bintu Saida
Domestic violence has traditionally been viewed as a “family matter” in Uzbekistan, but the power dynamics are starting to change.

2 Women Still Hospitalized After Brutal Attack in Tangshan
June 21, 2022

2 Women Still Hospitalized After Brutal Attack in Tangshan

By Associated Press
A horrific assault caught on security camera footage sparked widespread outrage over misogyny and violence against women in China.
What Are the Social and Political Values of the Afghan People?
June 21, 2022

What Are the Social and Political Values of the Afghan People?

By Catherine Putz
Maryam Baryalay on the political norms and values of the Afghan people.

Officials Try to Deliver Aid to Flooded South Asia Villages
June 21, 2022

Officials Try to Deliver Aid to Flooded South Asia Villages

By Julhas Alam and Wasbir Hussain
Floods have ravaged India’s Northeastern state of Assam and Bangladesh’s Sylhet district.

Hong Kong Is Unrecognizable After 2 Years Under the National Security Law
June 20, 2022

Hong Kong Is Unrecognizable After 2 Years Under the National Security Law

By Angeli Datt
Five ways the law has deepened authoritarianism in the territory as conditions are set to worsen.

‘Who Will Be Killed Next?’: Kashmiri Pandits Consider Another Migration
June 20, 2022

‘Who Will Be Killed Next?’: Kashmiri Pandits Consider Another Migration

By Qadri Inzamam and Haziq Qadri
Kashmiri Hindus find themselves reliving the fear of the early 1990s amid a wave of targeted killings, but the government is keen to prevent another exodus.
The Complex Nationalism of China’s Gen-Z
June 19, 2022

The Complex Nationalism of China’s Gen-Z

By Brian Wong
China’s youngest generation is often associated with hyper-nationalism. That oversimplifies their complex, individualized relationships with their country.

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