India

Perpetrator and Victim

Intervention Concepts for Civil Violence in Gujarat

The Tsunami of Aid

A recent World Bank report on the tsunami gives us reason to be vigilant to the forces of corporate globalization using aid as a pretext to advance their agenda.

The tsunami that occurred in December 2004 was clearly one of the deadliest natural disasters the world has seen in recent times. Resulting in over 300,000 deaths, hundreds of thousands more displaced, and massive infrastructure destruction, there is no doubt that concerted and long-term attention needs to be paid to the rebuilding of the affected communities.

Who Killed Hemant Karkare?

For the first time, the Indian state was conducting a thorough professional probe into a terror network involving Hindu extremist organisations. The implications of this investigation bring to question the death of the lead investigator of the Anti-Terrorism Squad, Chief Hemant Karkare, on the day of the Mumbai attacks.

Challenging the Foreign Exchange of Hate

The Campaign To Stop Funding Hate Documents the Hindutva Money Trail

Born Into Saving Brothel Children

Oscar-winning documentary Born into Brothels ignores local organizing efforts and instead gives us more images of white saviors.

The Harm of Hype

The mainstream media's manipulation of the events of November 26 has set the tone for increased belligerence and hawkish strategies by the state. However the people of Mumbai find themselves in a more complex predicament as they try to make sense of what happened.

You Can Not Escape Responsibility

A Conversation with Shabana Azmi

Political Gestures

Aparna Sindhoor's Vision of Contemporary Bharatanatyam Dance

Bollywood Does AIDS

A daring and bold new Bollywood film takes on AIDS, stereotypes, and homophobia. My Brother... Nikhil, based on a true story, shows a gay man grappling with AIDS through the eyes of his family and friends.

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