The Sparkplug: Index

Feature articles published in The Sparkplug

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A poet’s death is his life” / “a letter from a jail cell”, note by Ko Ko Thett, and poem by K Za Win, Volume 2, Issue 1 (March 2021)

“Hate them all, Father.” Another coup is denounced, but when will Burma have peace?, Lital Khaikin, Volume 2, Issue 1 (March 2021)

Exposing the show trial against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, Elizabeth Leier, Volume 1, Issue 5 (December 2020)

The spoils of war: a decade after publication, what have we really learned from the War Diaries?, Lital Khaikin, Volume 1, Issue 5 (December 2020)

Of what use is memory? The Union Carbide explosion in Bhopal still lingers, 36 years later, Lital Khaikin, Volume 1, Issue 4 (November 2020)

On Bhopal, Memory and Theatre, Interview with Rahul Varma and Rohan Kulkarni, Volume 1, Issue 4 (November 2020)

Excerpts: The Many Faces of Kashmiri Nationalism, Nandita Haksar, Volume 1, Issue 3 (October 2020)

The Seeds of Alienation: The politics of exclusion in Kashmir’s independence movement, Lital Khaikin, Volume 1, Issue 3 (October 2020)

On repression, neoliberal reforms, and disenfranchisement in Kashmir, Interview with Nandita Haksar, Volume 1, Issue 3 (October 2020)

Eritrea: Forget “rights” and speak of duties and responsibilities, Abraham T. Zere, Volume 1, Issue 2 (July 2020)

Canada lifts sanctions against Eritrea, human rights abuses continue, Lital Khaikin, Volume 1, Issue 2 (July 2020)

A glimpse at the current state of affairs in Eritrea, Interview with Abraham T. Zere, Volume 1, Issue 2 (July 2020)

Who’s Entitled? Diamond Mining and Internal Displacement in Botswana, Lital Khaikin, Volume 1, Issue 1 (June 2020)