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A thread of all my pieces in 2019. Will add to this throughout the year. My focus on land rights and media freedoms continue. Watch out for a series on women's land rights later in the year. Also, a series of stories on Hindu fundamentalism.
A look at journalists' safety in 2018. Most murders of #journalists are underreported. Simple fact is that we dont know how many journalists are being killed in the line of duty every day in India.
CC: @pressfreedom @IFJGlobal @pen_int
Women have known for ages that their battle against patriarchy will be sustained, slow, and often disappointing. This is the story of 3,500,000 women of Kerala who began the year with some hope.
The general elections in India is amount the most casteist exercises in the country. Here's a debate I had earlier in the year over what constitutes sensitivity towards caste discrimination, dealing with caste privilege. PS: It is a discussion-in-progress
I spoke to @iissarayu and Alok about the politics of land ownership in rural India. On the eve of India's general elections why should we care about land rights in the country?
@HLRN_India @Landesa_Global @LRI_India @NamitaWahi ivmpodcasts.com/ganatantra-epi…
Traveling through rural Assam was liberating. "The Rabhas, so sure of who they were, where they came from, made me aware of my own urban rootlessness"
Millions of indigenous Indians face eviction from ancestral homelands in name of wildlife conservation. A story from #Chhattisgarh
Why should adivasis care to vote? Here's a story where they question electoral democracy. “It doesn't matter who we vote to power, no one cares for us anyway,” said Sodhi Dula of Bhejji village in the Sukma district of central India.
Indian #newspapers feel they need ad sales agents a lot more than they need reporters. Here's why.
CC: @columbiajourn @CJR
@columbiajourn @CJR The nuts and bolts of Indian #journalism have come apart. This is what I saw. Be scared, everyone.
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