Arpita De

HUMAN RIGHTS

Tortures and Enforced Disappearances: The Bloody History of Bangladesh’s Elite Paramilitary Force

Since 2004, successive governments have used the Rapid Action Battalion to settle political scores and stifle dissent
Arpita De
8.26.20
Coronavirus

We Speak to a Migrant Worker About What It’s Like to Live in One of Singapore’s Coronavirus Hotbeds

"I believe that if the government had taken steps to ensure that everyone remained safe, we wouldn’t be where we are today. They could have controlled this situation better."
Aditya Mirchandani
Arpita De
5.5.20
Health

A Young Indian Doctor Tells Us What It’s Like to Fight From the Frontline of the Pandemic

“If I encounter a positive patient, the mask that I have been given will be of no use.”
Arpita De
3.31.20
violence

How I Felt Walking Through a Riot-Hit Area in India’s Capital

Reporting from riot-hit areas can take a toll on mental health, and I’m not ashamed to admit it.
Arpita De
3.13.20
violence

How I Felt Walking Through a Riot-Hit Area in India’s Capital

Reporting from riot-hit areas can take a toll on mental health, and I’m not ashamed to admit it.
Arpita De
3.13.20
delhi riots

A Doctor Treating Those Caught in the Delhi Riots Recounts the Horror

“People with bullet injuries had shrapnel all over their bodies. A man’s scrotum area had been split in half. The visuals were devastating.”
Arpita De
3.6.20
delhi riots

A Doctor Treating Those Caught in the Delhi Riots Recounts the Horror

“People with bullet injuries had shrapnel all over their bodies. A man’s scrotum area had been split in half. The visuals were devastating.”
Arpita De
3.6.20
delhi riots

Anger, Loss and Frustration: Women in Delhi Talk About Losing Their Homes to the Riots

"When we got out, we were pelted with stones. My brother-in-law died after he was severely injured by the rioting mob."
Arpita De
3.4.20
delhi riots

Anger, Loss and Frustration: Women in Delhi Talk About Losing Their Homes to the Riots

"When we got out, we were pelted with stones. My brother-in-law died after he was severely injured by the rioting mob."
Arpita De
3.4.20
violence

A Delhi Neighbourhood Caught in the Riots Mourns the Death of Two Brothers

“My sons were killed like animals. No, even animals are not killed in this manner.”
Arpita De
3.2.20
violence

A Delhi Neighbourhood Caught in the Riots Mourns the Death of Two Brothers

“My sons were killed like animals. No, even animals are not killed in this manner.”
Arpita De
3.2.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Indian Government Now Wants To Postpone Its Plastic Ban Because of Economic Slowdown and Unemployment

On October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that they would phase out single-use plastics by 2022 instead.
Pallavi Pundir
10.4.19
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