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'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
November 15, 2016
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Boo Junfeng discusses his latest film, which takes on the issue of capital punishment in Singapore, in an exclusive interview.
'Apprentice': Filmmaker Explores Capital Punishment in Singapore
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
November 11, 2016
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
The Diplomat spoke to filmmaker Tenzing Sonam, a Tibetan in exile, about the Dharamshala International Film Festival
Filmmakers Take Cinema to Dalai Lama’s Hometown-in-Exile
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
November 10, 2016
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Pakistan rules schizophrenia does not preclude the death penalty. It is far from alone in executing mentally ill prisoners.
Asia's Mentally Ill on Death Row
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
November 03, 2016
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
This year’s Taipei Pride parade comes at a pivotal moment in the island’s gay rights movement.
Gay Rights on the March in Taiwan
The Schools of the Taliban
November 03, 2016
The Schools of the Taliban
In areas under Taliban control, schools are being reshaped to fit the Taliban agenda.
The Schools of the Taliban
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
November 01, 2016
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Thailand passed its first equality law in 2015, but still has a long way to go to protect the rights of the community.
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
October 21, 2016
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Nepalese journalist switches to singing for storytelling.
Nepal's Singing Storyteller
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
October 18, 2016
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
Famed for its vibrant culture around the world, the region remains among the most disconnected inside Russia.
Welcome to the Tuva Republic
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
October 06, 2016
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
Iran and Saudi Arabia are recruiting and radicalizing local Muslim populations in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
The Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Sectarian Strife in South Asia
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
October 04, 2016
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
Crime and abuse against India's seniors are on the rise. What can be done to protect the elderly?
The Trials of India’s Aging Population
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
October 03, 2016
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
The Agariyas labor under harsh conditions to produce India’s salt.
The Salt Farmers of the Rann of Kutch
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
September 30, 2016
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
A glimpse at the lives of Mongolia's Tsaatan.
Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
September 30, 2016
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
The costs of a "silent revolution."
Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
September 30, 2016
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
The World Nomad Games were great fun, but also securitized, commercialized, politicized, and nationalized.
Pride and Politics on Display in Kyrgyzstan
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
September 23, 2016
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
Glimpses of historical treasures hidden within the bustle of a modern city.
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
September 22, 2016
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
The current outbreak of vector borne diseases lays bare the inadequacies of India's health care system.
India's Health Scare Gets Worse
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