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The Bangladeshi state is intimidating indigenous human rights defenders. Amy Hall reports.

Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Our regular contributor from India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara, looks back.

Antonythasan Jesuthasan

Cindy Sasha interviews former Tamil Tiger-turned-actor, Antonythasan Jesuthasan.

‘People are intolerant towards Dalits speaking up,’ says Ravali Medari, a student activist at the University of Hyderabad.

Ravali Medari was moved to take up political activism alongside her academic work. Meena Kandasamy...

Sign pointing to the village of Hope, Derbyshire UK. Photo by: Flickr user pol sifter

As we bid farewell to 2017, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks back at the year that was.

The Supreme Court of India

India witnesses more attacks to minorities and the public seems not to care. By Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Air pollution India: Smog near Delhi. Photo: Saurabh Kumar, Creative Commons

When smog stops play, you know it’s real bad. Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Arvind Gupta in his lab. Ashok Rupner

Making learning fun for young minds. Priti Salian reports from a classroom in Bangalore...

A profile photo of Nithin Sawhney, by Suki Dhanda

The British-Indian musician on colonialism, music and being ‘someone who gives a shit’. By Subi Shah.

Lives behind the label

Bangladesh’s garment workers make the clothes we wear every day. A collection of their intimate stories.

Indian women prohibition

Indian women have had enough of alcohol’s impacts, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

A Jain Temple in the old part of Fort Cochin. Since they are feeding doves regularly here, tons of birds are flying around the temple, usually.

A millennia-old blot on Hinduism was overturned in Kerala, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

#MeToo India

On the streets, on buses, public transport, almost any woman is taking part, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara....

A Kolkata Street. Kolkatan, CC-BY-SA3.0

Will Brown reports on the women, and children, brutally trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade.

Harsh Mander, India caravan of peace

Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes about a group bringing peace to those affected by hate attacks in India.

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Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi, speaks to Danielle Batist about technology, Trump,...

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