With the governing party securing a parliamentary majority in the recent Sri Lankan elections, we will likely see an ushering of "sweeping and regressive constitutional and legislative reforms," writes Asia 21 Young Leader Bhavani Fonseka.
In this weekly digest of Performing Arts and Culture, explore food and memory with the founder of Queens Night Market, coauthor of 'The World Eats Here,' and Chinatown Soup's director; tune in to a local virtual dance festival, and more.
Journalist Megha Rajagopalan on social media and "Fake News" in Southeast Asia, how authoritarian governments weaponize platforms such as Facebook and why strict censorship doesn't solve the problem of misinformation.
A screening of the documentary A Tongue Untied - The Story of Dakhani, written and directed by Gautam Pemmaraju. A film about humour and satire in Dakhani - a vernacular form of Urdu spoken across the Deccan region.