New Internationalist

South Asia

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The last Veddas of Sri Lanka

A life traded as a heritage token is an imperiled life, writes Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

Southern Exposure: Sucheta Das

A sole story by Sucheta Das.

Filed in: Health India Photography

Tigger Stack – a most extraordinary woman

We will mourn our loss of Tigger. But it’s her life we must celebrate, writes Mari Thekaekara.

Filed in: India United Kingdom

The Bird on the Wire has finally flown – sing Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen was iconic for rebellious teenagers growing up in 1970s India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Contracted into precarity

Anibel Ferus-Comelo explains how a disposable workforce is bearing the brunt of Indian economic growth.

Filed in: India

The Triple Talaq

Many Indian Muslim women have had enough, challenging the men who walk the corridors of power in their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India Women

A 'lawless law' stifles dissent in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir are taking hundreds of protesters in administrative custody using the Public Safety Act, report Majid Maqbool and Wasim Khalid.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir

When India’s soldiers return in body bags

As the country mourns its loss there is a proliferation of mindless patriotism, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Reflections on the harsh criticism of Mother Teresa

There was certainly reason to be critical but what difference has it made? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: India

Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have labour conditions improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports from Bangladesh.

Filed in: Bangladesh Trade Unions Work

A long road to reconciliation

Seven years after the end of the civil war, Jo Eckersley and Ashwin Hemmathagama assess Sri Lanka’s progress.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

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