Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Harassment of journalists in Kashmir is getting worse every day

Harassment of journalists in Kashmir is getting worse every day

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
October 14, 2021

India’s government is treating journalists in Kashmir as terrorists, and it is disproportionately affecting Muslims. From being unnecessarily arrested to beaten, attacked and murdered, journalists in...

Shaukat Ajmeri’s ‘Keepers of the Faith’ illustrates the realities of love and life

Shaukat Ajmeri’s ‘Keepers of the Faith’ illustrates the realities of love and life

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
April 21, 2021

“Keepers of the Faith,” published last April and written by author Shaukat Ajmeri, tells the tale of two Bohri Muslims, set in India and the United States. Mixing elements of history, sociology, romance,...

The unwavering patriarchy in India is deeply rooted in the history of the country, and it starts with the Indian family dynamic. The husband and father is the head of a household, making sons the desired offspring, while daughters can be seen as a burden..

Femicide in India defines the country’s patriarchy

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
April 14, 2021

TW: This op-ed contains graphic mentions of misogyny, sexual assault, domestic abuse, and murder. On April 10, a 26-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her husband in Delhi, India. The woman, Neelu...

The unwavering patriarchy in India is deeply rooted in the history of the country, and it starts with the Indian family dynamic. The husband and father is the head of a household, making sons the desired offspring, while daughters can be seen as a burden..

New legislation in India causes farmer protests over corporate privatization

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor, Business Managing Editor
February 10, 2021

Since Aug. 2020, farmers in India are protesting new laws passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that significantly lessen government regulation around sale, pricing and storage of produce. Three bills...

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