Stories about South Asia from October, 2023
The bodies of 30 Thai farm workers killed by Hamas have started arriving in Bangkok.
Human rights defender Sajini Wickramasinghe analyses the UK online safety bill to explain how certain serious concerns in the impending Sri Lankan bill can be addressed and tackled.
On October 17, 2023, a five judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage in a unanimous verdict. This judgment has sparked concerns among LGBTQ+ activists.
A group of young volunteers led by a cartoonist, came forward to clean a polluted canal coursing through a populated area of Dhaka, earning praise from the entire nation.
While Western far-right narratives take root in Pakistan, the queer community endeavors to remind citizens that they have always been there
The students were living on a kibbutz near the Gaza border participating in the Israeli government's 'learn and earn' program.
In May 2023, the Federal Shariat Court in Pakistan cancelled three sections of the the Transgender Persons Act, prompting the halting of gender-based registration of transgender people and limiting their voting rights.
"The U.S. decision is logical. Hong Kong is part of China, why does it need an independent invitation?"