Makepeace Sitlhou is an award-winning independent journalist from India who has covered the country’s Northeast region for several international publications. She is currently a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University.
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Indigenous Politics Leads to Ethnic Clashes in India’s Far Eastern Corner
In India’s far eastern corner, the state of Manipur is facing intense ethnic clashes. The reasons run deeper than a fight over protected tribal status. At root, the conflict is about land ownership, emancipation of tribal communities and a new form of nativist, majoritarian politics.