Stories about South Asia from November, 2015
With the lack of accountability shown by the government, a move towards more stringent controls of the Internet is worrying for the state of free expression in the country.
Privilege and power exist on a spectrum and the video only made me question the conditions that could create this madness in Pakistan.
"We bleat about the West callously turning back refugees while we sit in abject silence at continued Ahmadi persecution in Pakistan."
It is not clear whether the government has blocked the Facebook portal or banned the use of Facebook altogether.
Bangladesh accidentally shuts down the Internet, hip-hop gets the boot on Chinese streaming sites, and Twitter faces new data dilemmas in Russia.
Poor pay, lacking legal protections, abuse. That is the abysmal treatment that domestic workers often receive. But change is slowly but surely taking root, one house at a time.
From #100SareePact to #SareeNotSorry, Indian women are celebrating the traditional garment online.
The conflict in Madhes, the southern plains of Nepal, has to date claimed nearly 50 lives.
"Let peace be spread everywhere...Long Live Peace...Long live peace lover of both countries...."
"Thank you Your Majesty,.... For being the role model with the hallmark of simplicity For being a far sighted and visionary leader"
Tritha Sinah fronts the band Tritha Electric. Growing up in Kolkata she says music was her way to financial independence and liberation.
"Foreign observers should know about #Maldives: 1) There were never any IEDs. It's a #ManufacturedCrisis 2) There was never a democracy"
"Life in India doesn't stop for a train journey, it invades it. The train is a meeting place, a marketplace, a hotel and a restaurant."