New Internationalist

South Asia

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Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

The case of 17-year-old Danish reveals corrupt and brutal law enforcement, says Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Children Kashmir Violence

Deportation of Tamils helped the Sri Lankan state

Britain’s expulsion of ‘target population’ asylum-seekers has been valuable to Sri Lanka’s ‘counter-insurgency’ campaign, argues Phil Miller.

Filed in: Migration Politics Sri Lanka United Kingdom

Adivasi people: proud not primitive

Mari Marcel Thekaekara supports a new Survival International campaign to change India’s opinion of tribal people.

Filed in: Human Rights India Indigenous Peoples

The hypocrisy of sexism in India

As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.

Filed in: India Society Women

When will the world’s financial powers learn?

Conditions imposed by the IMF and World Bank increase inequality and show little regard for marginalized people, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Australia Finance Greece India Indigenous Peoples Poverty

Rooting out hate

Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinks we could all learn from the people at a British mosque who met the English Defence League with a cup of tea.

Filed in: India Politics United Kingdom

Wonder and frustration: living with the animals

Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s home is on the edge of a wildlife sanctuary, which is a pleasure and a pain, as she explains.

Filed in: Animals India

Leave mums alone

As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.

Filed in: Bangladesh Corporations Human Rights India Politics Trade Unions Work

PODCAST: Offshore Leaks

The Taxcast is back to discuss tax secrecy, the G20’s endorsement of transparency, Luxembourg, Austria and India.

Filed in: Austria Economics India Luxemburg Politics

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