Purvi Thacker

Human Rights

Pakistan's Hazara: 'It's like living in jail'

Surge in sectarian violence puts Pakistan's minority Hazara community in state of fear and frustration.


From Mumbai's red-light district to UN award

Dalit woman, who escaped life of poverty with full scholarship to Bard College last year, wins Youth Courage award.

Human Rights

Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq

Persecuted by Islamic State, ethnic Yazidi in the US call on the international community to help their families.

US & Canada

US Sikhs fight racism with PR campaign

Sikhs have begun a national dialogue about identity on second anniversary of the shooting at a Sikh temple.


US chai fundraisers help finance Modi wave

Well-organised support among Indian-Americans for BJP's prime ministerial candidate is eclipsing that of rival parties.