Rohini Mohan

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Bonded labour persists in some of India's biggest coffee estates in Coorg. As full-time workers leave bondedness, there is a new influx of vulnerable migrant workers.​ A video story

India’s desire to expel the persecuted Rohingya is motivated by an insidious combination of security paranoia, nationalist politics, and economic interests in Myanmar. Read more here.

"Imagine no country wants you"

Coorg's bitter brew 


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The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and Tata Literature Live! First Book Award (Nonfiction)



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Rohini Mohan is a journalist writing on politics and human rights in South Asia. Her award-winning book, The Seasons of Trouble (2014) is a nonfiction account of three people living in postwar Sri Lanka. She is based in Bangalore, India.