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Podcast from Himal Southasian, the region's pioneering magazine of politics and culture.

Podcast from Himal Southasian, the region's pioneering magazine of politics and culture.
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United States

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Podcast from Himal Southasian, the region's pioneering magazine of politics and culture.

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@himalistan

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English


Episodes

Interview with former president of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed

9/21/2018
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With the Maldives’ third multiparty presidential election just days away, we caught up with former President Mohamed Nasheed on the sidelines of a press conference held in Colombo on 21 September. In the brief audio chat with our Editor Aunohita Mojumdar, Nasheed talked about the challenges facing the country’s democratic process and the difficult circumstances under which his party had had to organise. He also spoke about his uncomfortable but pragmatic alliance with former president and...

Duration:00:09:53

Himal Interview: Radhika Coomaraswamy on Myanmar

9/19/2018
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On 18 September 2018, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar released its full findings detailing evidence of Myanmar army’s crimes against humanity. Building on its report of 27 August, detailing the Tatmadaw, the Myanmar military’s involvement in crimes against humanity, the UN report has called for investigation into the crimes that could amount to genocide, and the removal of the military from political and civilian life, and said that democratic...

Duration:00:26:40