BORDERLANDS: A Journey Through India’s Borders

Lawyer, theorist, writer, and photographer  Suchitra Vijayan is working on a 9,000-mile journey through the borders of South […]

  Note: Following is the longer, original draft of the essay.   Departure. Arrival. Return By Suchitra Vijayan […]

Ethics and politics of representation in photojournalism

Thanks to Sharron Lovell, Benjamin Chesterton and I discuss the ethics and politics of representation in photojournalism. The conversation was sparked by […]

Souvid Datta’s work independent of the current controversy of plagiarism and the absolute disregard for ethics is deeply orientalist and euro-centric. […]

American foreign today is a child born to Leo Strauss and Ayn Rand, of course, Godfathered by Nihilism. […]

1. The US did not just intervene in Syria. Throughout the Obama administration, US bombed Syria over 8000 […]

  An edited, shorter version of this appeared in the Deccan Chronicle: In both 2015 and 2016, Oscar […]

  Prologue: I wrote this essay on the anniversary of Hyderabad University research scholar Rohith Vemula’s death for […]

A version of this was originally published in The Hindu I picked up a copy of John Berger’s […]

Thanks to Dave for asking me to write for GQ.

Update: On the 15th of December the PIL I filed against #Demonetization came up for hearing again, the […]

  A King in New York.  2.  The Great Dictator Speech – By Chaplin Soldiers! don’t give yourselves […]

This essay was originally published in Warscapes  “Auschwitz is outside of us, but it is all around us, […]

    “..One of the things I realised that made him such a great public intellectual was how […]

Book Review: Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover By Rana Ayyub.  A shorter version of this review was published […]

April 12, 2016 (First Published in Warscapes) In 2015, more than 200,000 Afghans arrived in Europe fleeing violence […]

Published in The Wire In its 2003 verdict, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) found Rwandan journalists […]

First published on Warscapes  “The [Bahraini] Khalifa family are oppressors and Sunnis are not responsible for their actions. […]

The co-founder of the Resettlement Legal Aid Project in Cairo during the Iraq War, Suchitra Vijayan discusses the refugee crisis from a legal, political, and humanitarian point of view. She details the remarkable empathy needed to work in the field and why the United States and Europe have an ethical responsibility to respond to the situation.