Boko Haram and the West’s intervention

Kola Ibrahim is a freelance writer, author and activist, a member of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN). The kidnapping of about 270 schoolgirls in Chibok town five weeks ago has drawn widespread… Continue reading

Ibn Battuta: a cultural chauvinist and impostor?

Lewis Gropp is editor of ‘Qantara.de – Dialogue with the Islamic world’, literary theorist, and journalist focusing on religious issues and cultural dialogue. His articles have appeared in ‘Sueddeutsche Zeitung’, ‘Neue Zürcher Zeitung’,… Continue reading

Few things the new government must do

Gopal Krishna is an activist and associated with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence. He… Continue reading

Modi, Marriage and Moral Issues

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

“China’s Chairman is our Chairman?”

Mohan Guruswamy is Chairman and founder of Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, India. He has over three decades of experience in government, industry and academia. He can be contacted at mohanguru[at]gmail.com. When… Continue reading

Only memory of the oppressed can defeat colonial ideology

Gopal Krishna is an activist and associated with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence. He… Continue reading

Indian Elections & Pakistan

Muhammad Akbar Notezai is a freelance journalist and researcher based in Pakistan. His twitter handle is @Akbar_notezai. With about 814.5 million eligible voters, India is voting for the Lok Sabha elections. It has a… Continue reading

Journalism Under Threat: An Interview with Raza Rumi

Rabia Mehmood In conversation with Raza Rumi Also Read: Escaping death in the Land of the Pure Over the last five years, reporting on sensitive issues has put journalists under extreme threat in Pakistan.… Continue reading

पत्रकार मार्खेस

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक हैं. हमारे समय की एक बड़ी त्रासदी यह है कि हमारे समाज जैसे औपनिवेशिक और उत्तर-औपनिवेशिक समाजों की समझ के लिए हम पश्चिमी आधुनिकता की अवधारणाओं पर… Continue reading

Iranian Woman

Joobin Bekhrad (BBA, MSc.) is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. He is also the author of a… Continue reading

Stakes for Elections 2014: Secularism or Democracy

Mazher Hussain is Executive Director of COVA, a national network working on issues of communal harmony in India and peace in South Asia. Finally we seem to have succeeded in dividing India, a… Continue reading