Tag: Asia

Sri Lanka: The Killing Fields

. Bombs in no fire zones, executions with no evidence of combat, a corrupt regime that is still in power – what will it...

Britain’s aid to India: explained

. The question of aid to India has been circulating around Britain recently. In this article, Blog Officer Emily Wight puts forward the basic...

A Landmark Ceasefire

. To follow Aditi Gupta‘s recent post concerning the treatment of ethnic minorities in Burma, Alistair Walker examines the ceasefire between the Karen separatist movement...

Cyclone Thane hits Pondicherry

. Last month a cyclone hit South India and Pondicherry, where Development in Action’s partner organisation Sharana is, was badly affected. Blog Editor and...

Burma’s forgotten people

. Earlier this month US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the President of Burma, Thein Sein, to discuss possibilities for democracy. But Burma’s...

IVC Reflections

Our India Volunteer Co-ordinator (IVC) Joseph Bird reflects on his work and travels around India keeping up with DiA’s placements and finding links with other grassroots...

Why Aid India?

Freelance writer Kevin Perry considers the coalition’s controversial decision to safeguard funding for international development amidst cuts to the rest of the public sector. Having volunteered...

Joe’s Journeys

DiA’s India Volunteer Coordinator, Joe Bird, reflects on a summer of content, as he shares his experiences working in India in this blog post....

Corruption at the Crease

DiA’s Blog Editor Will Jones delves deep into the heart of the Indian subcontinent’s illegal gambling industry to investigate the state of corruption in...

St. Gonsalo Garcia Ashram

DiA’s Blog Editor Will Jones reflects on his time at St. Gonsalo Garcia Ashram in this digital story. Creating your own digital about your...

Power in Pondi

Following her return from India, Development in Action’s Emily Wight reflects on the work of NGOs across Pondicherry, as they work to improve the...

Incredible India

The latest ‘Incredible India’ advert leaves you breathless and awestruck. It encompasses everything that is truly great about the nation. In light of the...