Winner of the
Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Journalist, 2019
the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize and Tata Literature Live! First Book Award
"An astonishing feat of reportage"
NPR Best Books of 2014
"Poetic... thoroughly absorbing"
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.
A data-based investigation on the arbitrary process to determine Indian citizenship in Assam. Bengali speakers, particularly Muslims, are forced to scramble for proof by producing documentary evidence few possess. Reported for VICE News with Type Investigations.
As Sri Lanka faces its worst economic crisis, food, fuel and medical shortages led people to revolt, burst into the corrupt president's home, and demand real systemic change. Read in The Straits Times.
Sri Lanka's revolt of the people
Inside India's sham trials that could strip millions of citizenship