Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
11 - 18
What if the 'people' don't want democracy?
Polling data shows that many people - from Libya to South Asia - are wary of democratic systems.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 11:55 GMT
How one religious scholar fought for women's rights and won
Reforms in the 19th century placed women so squarely in the foreground and yet achieved little for them, long-term.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 16:53 GMT
Suu Kyi's choice
Like her father, Aung San Suu Kyi is a political realist grounded in her nation's history.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 13:26 GMT
The evolution of Kashmiri resistance
From pro-Independence to pro-Pakistani militia, the new generation of Kashmiri youth abandoned Kalashnikovs for stones.
Kashmir: The forgotten conflict
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 11:50 GMT
The devolution of Ratko Mladic
After rejecting ethnic division and asserting "brotherhood and unity", how did Mladic become an accused war criminal?
Last updated: 27 May 2011 16:02 GMT
The end of an era in West Bengal and India
The three-decade rule of the communist party in West Bengal has tasted the bitterness of defeat for the first time.
Last updated: 18 May 2011 12:11 GMT
Defeat rocks India's elected communists
After 34 years, the world's longest-ruling elected communist government has been ousted from West Bengal state.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 16:51 GMT
Book, film greeted with fury among Bengalis
A new book and film recently released downplaying Pakistani atrocities in Bangladesh have caused outrage among Bengalis.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2011 19:48 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
A letter to the Macedonian legislators
Race and economics in Hollywood casting
The generational change in US-Cuba relations
From Panama to Ferguson: Countering the devaluation of black lives
Janvieve Williams Comrie
'I dream of a job, a school, a home'
The crisis in Iraq: Was the rise of ISIL a surprise?
join our mailing list
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions