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The roots of ’s Right To Information movement, how it compares to similar laws in Southasia and why it remains to be a part of the country’s democratic discourse. Our interview with a member of Sri Lanka’s RTI Commission, Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena
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Gehan Gunatilleke 3h
Thanks for sharing. This is a powerful critique of the global politics of - a critique I fully endorse. A must read. Shared similar thoughts during an interview with a couple of months ago.
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Himal Southasian 22h
We also spoke to , Senior Legal Officer of on what he has to say on the state of democracy in the run up to
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Ahead of the our Editor spoke to former President of the , Mohamed Nasheed
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Himal Southasian Sep 22
As Maldivians go to polls for their third-ever presidential election today, here's the who’s who of the election:
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Aunohita Mojumdar Sep 22
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Himal Southasian Sep 22
A Himal Mediafile by our roving media critic Chhetria Patrakar on the Inter Press Service, the award, and the Prime Minister
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Himal Southasian Sep 21
Annie Zaman explores Myanmar’s civil society and journalists that are divided over the landmark freedom-of-press case.
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Himal Southasian Sep 21
A Himal Mediafile by our roving media critic Chhetria Patrakar on the ’ efficient methods of controlling media coverage of the 2018 presidential election:
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Himal Southasian Sep 21
Peter Dorset questions if the ’ opposition can stage a dramatic comeback, or if the upcoming election to be a continuation of democracy interrupted. Read more here:
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Himal Southasian Sep 21
The former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, speaks to our Editor ahead of the upcoming presidential election:
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Himal Southasian Sep 21
From our writes on the many employed in wedding bands in whose the job is a quiet resignation to the lack of opportunities. Read more on her piece titled 'The wedding march' here:
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Aunohita Mojumdar Sep 21
"The last advantage – and this is really the icing on the cake – is that reporters and organisations hoping to get a visa will undoubtedly exercise self-censorship, or at least mute their criticism, while they wait for the visa."
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Ish 🎈 Sep 20
“It’s not just the regular, run-of-the-mill censorship through denial of visas and accreditation, but an extremely efficient method involving a prolonged and complex process of providing accreditation and visas.”
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Shubhanga Pandey Sep 20
Our roving media critic Chhetria Patrakar has something to say on how the Maldives government is trying to control media reporting on the upcoming presidential election.
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Junayd  🇲🇻 Sep 20
"The last advantage – and this is really the icing on the cake – is that reporters and organisations hoping to get a visa will undoubtedly exercise self-censorship, or at least mute their criticism, while they wait for the visa."
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Himal Southasian Sep 20
New on Himal: The Maldivian authorities have found an efficient system of controlling media coverage of the 2018 presidential election: a prolonged and complex process of providing accreditation and visas
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Himal Southasian Sep 20
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RT : New on Himal: Peter Dorset questions if the ’ opposition can stage a dramatic comeback, or if the upcoming election to be a continuation of democracy interrupted. Read more here:
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Good Read 👍👍👍: Maldivian : Election 2018 - Himal Southasian | | via 2⃣✅
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