Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta is a journalist with Al Jazeera English. She is specialized in covering issues of human rights, gender, health, politics and conflict in East and North-east India. She is a Fulbright-Nehru scholar and has a degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Asia

Assam citizen register: Displaced fight to be included

Millions of Bangladeshi refugees, both Muslim and Hindu, arrived in India following the country's 1971 war for independence. The mass influx of refugees into Assam has sparked violent anti-immigrant campaigns in the past.

Assam citizen register: Displaced fight to be included

Kashmir

Indian-administered Kashmir remains cut off during Eid Al-Adha

Telephone and internet connections are still severed in Indian-administered part of the region after India revoked its autonomy.

Indian-administered Kashmir remains cut off during Eid Al-Adha

Asia

Kashmir tension: Region remains under lockdown

India's government says recent troop reinforcements are to ensure security.

Kashmir tension: Region remains under lockdown

Middle East

Syria: At least 13 civilians including 5 children killed in Idlib

Latest air strikes follow warning by UN human rights chief that those responsible may face war crimes charges.

Syria: At least 13 civilians including 5 children killed in Idlib

Middle East

Iraq: ISIL atrocities are over but where are missing Yazidis?

It is estimated that between 3,000 and 5,000 Yazidis were killed because of their religious beliefs, while many others are missing.

Iraq: ISIL atrocities are over but where are missing Yazidis?

Latin America

Bolivia: Men getting away with murder as femicide rate soars

Demands for justice grow in Bolivia after a sharp increase in the number of women murdered because of their gender.

Bolivia: Men getting away with murder as femicide rate soars

Middle East

Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage

More than half of hospitals and clinics destroyed, leading to shortage of vital medicines after years of confilct.

Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage

Middle East

Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen

No drought or natural disaster in Yemen but millions go to bed hungry because of the four-year war.

Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen

Yemen

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Country's economy has shrunk by 50 percent since 2015 and the price of food has more than doubled amid mass starvation.

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Middle East

10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen

The malnourishment of children in Yemen leaves them not only hungry and physically weak, but also easy prey for diseases like cholera.

10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen

Asia Pacific

New Zealand attacks: Debates over gun control

There is renewed debate around New Zealand's gun laws after the shootings.

New Zealand attacks: Debates over gun control

Africa

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year

MSF says the deployed force did not protect civilians in the city of Batangafo, where at least 15 people were killed.

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year