Radha D’Souza is an organizer, academic and writer. After practicing law in India, she taught in New Zealand and currently teaches public law at the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom. She also worked as an activist lawyer for the labour and social justice movements in the Asia-Pacific region.
Zahra Moloo August 15, 2018Topics:Region: Michael Busch Jamie Stern-Weiner August 2, 2018Topics:Region: Michael Bronner July 18, 2018
As Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates continue their calamitous assault on Yemen's lifeline - the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, transited by some 80 percent of the country's commercial goods, fuel and aid - Warscapes editor-at-large Michael Bronner checks in with a trusted Yemeni analyst and old friend about the sophisticated propaganda war raging in parallel; a recent visit by the United Nations special envoy; and an increasingly bellicose United Arab Emirates.Topics:Region:
Uzma Falak July 6, 2018
This work is based on the transcripts of found-audio recordings of the farewell phone calls of insurgents in Kashmir who pick up arms for liberation from Indian rule in the region.Topics:Region:
Valérie Gruhn June 22, 2018
Valérie Gruhn was an emergency room nurse with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) near Mosul, Iraq, from March to June 2017 during the battle for control of the city. She shares the following excerpts from her journal.
When I close my eyes, I can still see the reflection of the sun glistening on the Tigris river. The only bit of greenery hugs the river tightly, while stretching out into the horizon of the valleys that were once known as Mesopotamia.Topics:Region:
Suchitra Vijayan June 4, 2018
"I lay between the soldier's big boots, and he took out his knife...He raised the knife with his two hands high over his head and plunged the knife down until it stopped just an inch from my forehead. I screamed and screamed, and so did he."
- Narrated to Rädda Barnen, (Swedish Save the Children) in "The Status of Palestinian Children During the Uprising in Occupied Territories" report, January 1990.Topics:Region:
Raphaël Thierry June 3, 2018Topics:Region:
Father Rogelio Cruz Will Keep FightingRichard Raber Jeremiah Cothren May 31, 2018
Refusing to leave his people and his community, Father Rogelio Cruz continues to stand tall in the face of corruption, intimidation and possible excommunication. Cruz has come to redefine the role of the priest and indeed the church in Loma Miranda, a picturesque community in the Dominican Republic threatened by mining interests Barrick Gold and Falcondo.Topics:Region:
Anna Reumert May 15, 2018
At a cemetery in Beirut, soldiers from the French colonial army--including the Senegalese triailleurs--lay buried. Little is known of the cemetery, let alone of these soldiers’ lives. The cemetery does not appear on any map of Beirut, and the soldiers’ presence does not figure into official Lebanese history-telling. Indeed, the cemetery contains dead memory—memory that has been buried or erased from public discourse.Topics:Region:
Antony Owen May 14, 2018
A very British remembrance ceremony
“Almost 1.5 million of the 2.5 million men of the British empire who fought in the first World War were Indian volunteers”
Source: National ArchivesTopics:Region: