Cracked Earth

A waste of lives A waste of lives

By Edith Mirante

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

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Well - read

How hate works How hate works

By Rakesh Shukla

A new book profiles individuals who participated in the 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat pogroms.

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People & Politics

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

By Kevin Shi

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

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Bella Ciao, Namaye Muhajir Bella Ciao, Namaye Muhajir

By Taran N Khan

The Making of a Refugee: Parts 7 and 8 – A series on Afghans in Germany

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Ad-freeze zone Ad-freeze zone

By Chhetria Patrakar

The Modi government has reportedly been cutting ads to major newspapers.

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  • Reading the Star of Islam

    Amyn Majid, 22 July 2019

    Dear Sir.
    My uncle M. J. Majid was the founder on the Star of Islam.
    I have several copies of this news papers and would like to share it.

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  • The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’

    Kinza Asif, 17 July 2019

    Great piece! I relate with you so much in terms of the socioeconomic barriers. However, I do not have the courage to do this yet but I really wish I d...

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  • Adrift

    Jinat Ferdousi, 17 July 2019

    The struggle of the Rohingya mother with her child evokes memories of their excruciating past. Enjoyed reading such an intense story!

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