Gauri Noolkar-Oak talks to Mr Binoj Basnyat, a veteran of the Nepali Army and a geopolitical analyst, about what China’s friendship means for smaller countries like Nepal, and how they should be navigating through it.
Gauri Noolkar-Oak talks to Dr Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, about Bangladesh’s view on China’s infrastructure projects on its rivers, and its approach towards balancing relations with India and China.
Gauri Noolkar-Oak talks to Tashi Choedon, Researcher at the Tibet Policy Institute, about the historical and current roles of Tibetan women, both religious and non-religious, in Tibetans’ struggle against Chinese occupation of Tibet.
Two days ago, Afghanistan marked its 101st Independence Day. Over the course of this 24-hour window meant to feature celebrations and patriotic displays, 75 separate attacks ravaged 22 different provinces of the country.
Ustad Mohammad Hussain Sarahang and the Bamiyan Buddhas are symbols of India-Afghan connect. Sources: https://oriental-traditional-music.blogspot.com/2018/10/ustad-mohammad-hussain-khan-sar-auhang.html and Wikimedia Commons.
On the occasion of Balochistan Independence Day (11 Aug), Amogh Oak, Hakeem Baloch President of Baloch National Movement UK Zone, and Mark Kinra, geopolitical analyst and South Asia expert, discuss the role of Baloch youth in the freedom struggle, their dreams and aspirations, and the cause of global Baloch solidarity.
Salih Hudayar, the young Prime Minister East Turkistan Government-in-Exile based in the US speaks to geopolitical analyst Mark Kinra about the struggle of Uyghurs for independence, their connection with India and Mahatma Gandhi, and the pressing need for the world, especially the West and Muslims, to stop Uyghurs’ genocide.