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A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
August 02, 2017
A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
As Egypt cracks down on Uyghur students, Chinese Muslims in Cairo are torn between economic opportunity and their faith.
A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
July 28, 2017
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Instead of hushing up issues it finds embarrassing, China is now aggressively manipulating the public discourse.
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
July 26, 2017
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
A visit to Bhimtar village, Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts in the 2015 quake.
Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
Swan Song of the Badlas
July 25, 2017
Swan Song of the Badlas
Once a thriving art form, the embroidery craft may disappear entirely, along with its artisans, in another generation.
Swan Song of the Badlas
China's Trafficked Brides
July 19, 2017
China's Trafficked Brides
Thanks to the one child policy, Chinese men are turning to Ukrainian brides and sex trafficking to find wives.
China's Trafficked Brides
Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
July 18, 2017
Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
Do Nepali leaders really know what makes Switzerland a success story?
Can Nepal Be Another ‘Switzerland’?
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
July 13, 2017
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
Responding to the trauma of Nepal's great tragedy through poetry.
Nepal’s Earthquake Through the Eyes of a Poet
India's Abortion Epidemic
July 11, 2017
India's Abortion Epidemic
Despite health risks, middle class women in India are increasingly resorting to unlicensed abortions.
India's Abortion Epidemic
Hindutva Terrorism in India
July 07, 2017
Hindutva Terrorism in India
Cow vigilantism is pre-meditated, politically motivated, and seeks to build fear in a community. That makes it terrorism.
Hindutva Terrorism in India
South Korea’s Brain Drain
July 06, 2017
South Korea’s Brain Drain
Why so many young South Koreans think of their country as "hell."
South Korea’s Brain Drain
Is Press Freedom Under Attack in India?
June 13, 2017
Is Press Freedom Under Attack in India?
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta discusses media freedom in light of the recent raid on NDTV's founders.
Is Press Freedom Under Attack in India?
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
June 12, 2017
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
UN Secretary Antonio Guterres is on a regional tour and seems to be avoiding the subject.
Does the UN Care About Human Rights in Central Asia?
Quitting the Corporate World to Promote India's Indie Cinema
June 07, 2017
Quitting the Corporate World to Promote India's Indie Cinema
"People thought I was crazy, thought it was just a whimsical idea."
Quitting the Corporate World to Promote India's Indie Cinema
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
June 05, 2017
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Xinjiang's removal of the added points policy for university entrance is not all bad news for its ethnic minorities.
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Dark Tourism in Kazakhstan’s Gulag Heartland
May 25, 2017
Dark Tourism in Kazakhstan’s Gulag Heartland
Under the USSR, Kazakhstan hosted a sprawling network of prison camps that housed millions of prisoners.
Dark Tourism in Kazakhstan’s Gulag Heartland
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
May 23, 2017
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
Chinese classes are on the rise, but still not a priority for Tajik students.
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
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