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Can a language without a home survive?

Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.

Filed in: Language Language Religion

Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

Filed in: Burma Development Minorities Religion

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery. Samira Shackle reports.

Filed in: England India Pakistan Religion Society Women

Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism Burma Religion Violence

Burma must address its ‘Rohingya problem’

With ethnic violence displacing hundreds of thousands, a resolution can’t come too soon, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Burma Politics Religion

Close encounter of the human kind

Mari Marcel Thekaekara has an unlikely experience at an ayurvedic ashram in Kerala.

Filed in: Culture Health India Medicine Religion

Orthodox Church goes on the rampage in Georgia

Why were nettle-wielding women and stool-throwing priests allowed to attack LGTBI activists? asks Onnik Krikorian.

Filed in: Gay Rights Georgia Politics Religion Violence

The rise of red-robed Islamophobia in Sri Lanka

Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.

Filed in: Religion Sri Lanka

The Pope and the poor

Pope Francis is likely to be an improvement on Benedict, despite his contradictions writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Argentina Latin America Religion

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