“If women were given justice the proper way, we wouldn’t be here.”
Apart from being expert paratroopers, members of the Special Frontier Force are trained in mountain warfare and guerilla combat.
Even as people in the region continue to battle COVID-19, massive floods have worsened poverty and escalated loss of livelihood, particularly in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
The Queens-based singer and rapper spoke to VICE about paying homage to his motherland with a modern take on a folk classic.
Refugees say that they are trapped on a bare hillside in a foreign country with no hope
Since 2004, successive governments have used the Rapid Action Battalion to settle political scores and stifle dissent
The scam casts doubt on not just official figures of coronavirus patients in the region, but also people’s confidence in the testing process.
Four million people have been affected in what is believed to be the country's "worst flood in a decade."
Garment workers in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Sri Lanka are protesting brands that have a history of exploitation.
"Sending them back out to sea is just throwing them into a killing field."
Cyclone Amphan has ripped through Bangladesh and India, leaving up to 10 million people homeless. The pandemic makes it a dual crisis that the rest of the world ignores at its own peril.
The ‘super cyclone’ that had wind gusts faster than 185 km/h is the deadliest storm to hit the Bay of Bengal this century.