Hello, friends. How was your week and weekend? Good, I hope! The young Pakistani teen who was shot by the Taliban has been a prominent figure in the media this past week. Malala Yousafzai released her new memoir, I Am Malala, and was a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize (the award went to the group […]
Welcome, friends. This week’s edition of “News in Asia” does not contain much in the way of happy news (and comes with a trigger warning for discussions of rape), but there are one or two bright spots, including a children’s circus in Afghanistan and the creation of a mega-park in New Delhi.
It’s been a heavy news week for the U.S. with major court decisions regarding the Voting Rights Act and gay rights and a filibuster to defeat an attack on access to safe abortions and reproductive healthcare in Texas. So, with all the focus on the U.S. media honed in domestically, I haven’t heard much in […]