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New Orleans thunderstorm, after the Boston marathon

birds echo and a tentative sun retreats to darkness, knowing far away news about to flood our transplant hearts. days, it’s been rising pushing up seeking the jagged cracks in facades of cheery every-day. SWAT teams ...

Story - By: - 2014-09-17 21:01 - 0 comments

Book Review: The State of Islam: Culture And Cold War Politics In Pakistan by Saadia Toor

Hamzah Saif reviews Saadia Toor's The State of Islam , "a forceful corrective to the dialogue on Pakistan." ...

Story - By: - 2013-05-28 23:12 - 0 comments

The Power of Complicated Stories

Nahar Alam and Chitra Aiyar discuss the varied, subtle, and often unknown narratives that arise both in the not-for-profit economy and the lives of the members of Andolan-a among the members of Andolan – Organizing South Asian Workers, a Queens-based ...

Story - By: - 2013-05-22 10:37 - 0 comments

Reinforcing Demands for Gender Justice: The War Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh

In 2010, the Bangladesh Government, led by Sheikh Hasina, set up the International Crimes Tribunal and charged as many as 12 individuals for participating and assisting in war crimes and crimes against humanity during Bangladesh’s war of independence ...

Story - By: - 2013-04-29 13:58 - 0 comments

The Pitfalls of Language Politics in Bangladesh

A High Court ruling seeks to eliminate any distortions of the Bangla language on television or radio channels.  The ruling is absurd and dangerous and can present real challenges to the freedom of press in Bangladesh.  Part of SASI's (South Asia ...

Story - By: - 2012-03-08 09:34 - 14 comments

We Can't Hear Ourselves Screaming

AIDS in South Asia ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 2 comments

Transnational Tensions

Intra-movement dynamics in the campaign against acid violence in Bangladesh ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 2 comments

Speaking up against Violence, Rahela's Story

Rahela was raped, mugged, and set on fire. She named her assailants before dying but four years later, the four men walk free. What is the point of the Violence Against Women and Children Act, if they aren't enforced? ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 2 comments

Good Mutants, Bad Mutants

The good mutants work in spaces servicing the global economy. The bad ones want to destroy freedom, democracy, free markets. New mutations are arising in the politics of fear and the War on Terror. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 4 comments

The Survivors at Thikana Rehabilitation Home

A resilient five-year-old survivor named Babli personifies the hope that acid violence against girls and women in Bangladesh can end. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 4 comments

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