Kiran Broady

Kiran Broady

Update on Hong Kong protests

Update on Hong Kong protests

One of the greatest figureheads of the Hong Kong protest movement, Joshua Wong, has been sentenced to over a year in prison. Once all members of a now-disbanded pro-democracy group called Demosisto, the New York Times reports that other anti-Beijing icons Agnes Chow...

Poem: Trust

Poem: Trust

My stained diary lays open on my bed, adorned with flowers  the colors of the sky. It looks like something my grandmother may own. Perhaps a treasure,  hidden away and forgotten, amongst her crowded attic.  My scent is woven into this book, as the rosy perfume on my...

Poem: Trust

Column: Being Asian American during COVID-19

“Do you ever feel like you’re treated worse because you’re Asian?” my oldest friend asked me the other day. A straightforward question, but one I had to think about. I’ve grown up in a non-diverse neighborhood in Los Angeles: 84.2% of the population is white, 6.5%...

Revisiting the modern witch hunts in Tanzania

Revisiting the modern witch hunts in Tanzania

"When I returned home in the evening, I found the body of my mother lying 10 metres away from our house, while the body of my father was burnt inside the house,” Josephat John told BBC. His parents were two of seven Tanzanians killed by a group of villagers in 2014,...