Stories about South Asia from June, 2008
Law and Other Things on the lessons for India from Nepal's constitution.
Freedom in Bhutan on the trend of communists taking power in South Asia.
Moving Images, Moving People! reflects on new media and citizen journalism after attending the Asia Media Summit 2008.
Unheard Voices from Bangladesh on Kalpana Chakma, a feminist and rights activist who was kidnapped in 1996.
As bloggers, we're a vulnerable lot. Regardless of anonymity, pseudonyms and the like, threats can still make us review how important a blog is. The case of Inji Pennu and Kerals.com is taking the blogosphere by storm. In what comes across as sheer bullying and intimidation, Kerals.com, a website that...
All Things Pakistan on the threats posed by an acute food and water shortage in the country.
With the collapse of the Monarchy, some traditions come under the scanner in Nepal. Wagle Street Journal on the tradition of Kumaris, where young girls are worshiped as goddesses and sometimes live in isolation.
Into Madness reads a book on child sexual abuse and writes on the sheer scale of abuse of children in India.
India Travel Blog does a series of articles on walks in India.
24th May 2008 was sort of a remarkable day in the blogging circle in New Delhi and National Capital Region as Indian Blog and New Media Society, in collaboration with its local partners Delhi Blog and New Media Society, organised Delhi's first BlogCamp. Months of planning and organising didn't go...
ICT for Peacebuilding compares media freedom (or the lack of it) in Singapore and Sri Lanka
CHUP! on Al Qaeda claiming responsibility for the Danish embassy bombing in Pakistan.
groundviews on the disturbing lack of information on abductions in Sri Lanka.
Freedom in Bhutan on the idea of top-down democracy.
Mukti on the issue of Bangladesh's trade deficit with India and China.
Free Media on the Ministry of Defence in Sri Lanka attacking the free press.
Chitrani's Weblog on a case of alleged Police torture on a 14-year-old boy to extract a confession in Sri Lanka.
The Pakistani Spectator on Musharraf's lies and why he should be tried for treason.
In the middle of Nowhere from Bangladesh remembers life as a graduate student in the US, and reflects on how Obama could have a great impact on segregation in the US.
The Pakistani Spectator on the idea of democracy – not just theoretically, but as a choice that people make.
Mash from Bangladesh on why Obama becoming a nominee is a historic event.