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Kanya D'Almeida

Kanya D'Almeida

Kanya D'Almeida is a freelance journalist, currently completing an MFA at Columbia University. She was formerly the race and justice reporter for Rewire.News. She also held the post of regional editor for Asia and the Pacific for the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency, and from 2010-2015 she reported for IPS from the United Nations, Washington, Mexico, and her native Sri Lanka.

Articles by this author

 

Humanitarian Response in Afghanistan Falters in the Face of Intensifying Conflict

As clashes between the Taliban and other armed opposition groups become more frequent, experts warn the complexity and geographic extent of the conflict will continue to worsen

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Want to Help Nepal Recover from the Quake? Cancel its Debt, Says Rights Group

Questions abound as to how this impoverished nation will recover from the disaster, considered the worst in Nepal in over 80 years.

Kanya D'Almeida ·


Humanity Failing the Earth’s Ecosystems

'The core of this issue goes beyond the questions of where we put our roads and highways – it goes to fundamental ways of how we organise ourselves socially and economically in relation to nature and biodiversity.'

Kanya D'Almeida ·


The Silent Power of Nonviolent Boycotts and Blockades

‘We will continue to resist. We will build a beautiful new tomorrow.’

Kanya D'Almeida ·



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