Through the looking glass
By Chhetria Patrakar, 26 Sep 2018
Can international media cover the Maldives without invoking China or India?
Net nanny meets muscular law
By Laxmi Murthy, 26 Sep 2018
India’s new human-trafficking bill could criminalise sex workers and curtail free speech.
Himal Interviews: Sri Lanka’s right to information
By The Editors, 24 Sep 2018
Interview with senior lawyer and a member of Sri Lanka’s RTI Commission, Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena.
Good press, bad decision
By Chhetria Patrakar, 22 Sep 2018
Inter Press Service, the award, and the Bangladesh PM.
President Nasheed speaks to Himal Southasian
By The Editors, 21 Sep 2018
The former President of the Maldives speaks to us ahead of the upcoming presidential election.
Strangulation by bureaucracy: the Maldivian case
By Chhetria Patrakar, 21 Sep 2018
The country has found an efficient method of controlling media coverage of the 2018 presidential election.
Maldivian IMDb: Elections 2018
By Peter Dorset, 20 Sep 2018
Can the Maldives’ opposition stage a dramatic comeback, or will this election be a continuation of democracy interrupted?
Himal Interviews: Radhika Coomaraswamy on the UN report on Rohingya crisis
By The Editors, 19 Sep 2018
Letter from Myanmar
By Annie Zaman, 18 Sep 2018
Myanmar’s civil society and journalists are divided over the landmark freedom-of-press case.
Jail time in Bangladesh
By Khademul Islam, 14 Sep 2018
Shahidul Alam and snapshots from Dhaka Central Jail.