Nepal

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Nepal’s tiger numbers recover but attacks on people cause alarm
Nepalese population of Bengal tigers has nearly tripled in 12 years and conflict with humans is increasing

Patrick Greenfield

29, Jul, 2022 @9:33 AM

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Nepali woman’s account of rape prompts wave of protest over laws
Calls grow for repeal of statute of limitations and widening of definition of rape after former model makes allegations on TikTok

Sarah Johnson

03, Jun, 2022 @11:42 AM

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Migrant fruit pickers charged thousands in illegal fees to work on UK farms, investigation shows
Evidence appears to show illicit payments taken from workers harvesting produce for M&S, Tesco and Waitrose

Emiliano Mellino for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Pete Pattisson and Rudra Pangeni

27, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Top of the world’: Black climbing team makes history as first to scale Mount Everest
Seven members reached the summit with the hope of inspiring the next generation of Black outdoor enthusiasts

Guardian staff

19, May, 2022 @5:50 PM

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The Wall of Shadows review – Sherpas caught between a rock and a hard place
In this thought-provoking documentary, a family of Sherpas face a moral dilemma while scaling a sacred and dangerous mountain

Wendy Ide

24, Apr, 2022 @10:30 AM

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The Wall of Shadows review – climbing film overturns smiling Sherpa stereotype
Eliza Kubarska’s documentary follows the plight of the Nepalis expected to take huge risks to aid western leisure pursuits

Cath Clarke

18, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘No one should suffer like me’: families of Qatar’s dead migrant workers left with nothing
Qatar is a magnet for south Asian labour, but failure to investigate deaths leaves dependents without compensation

Pete Pattisson and Pramod Acharya in Saptari

01, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Revealed: migrant workers in Qatar forced to pay billions in recruitment fees
Guardian investigation finds labourers – including those on World Cup-related projects – were left with huge debts

Pete Pattisson and Pramod Acharya in Kathmandu and Muhammad Owasim Uddin Bhuyan in Dhaka

31, Mar, 2022 @11:28 AM

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‘A bad dream’: Nepalis who made UK’s PPE speak out on claims of abusive working conditions
Glove manufacturer Supermax has repeatedly won NHS contracts during the pandemic, despite claims of forced labour. Now, a group of former workers are seeking justice

Alice McCool

09, Feb, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Fruit pickers lured to Portugal by the dream of a ‘raspberry passport’
Farm workers from south Asia describe exploitative conditions at the heart of Europe’s soft fruits industry

Beatriz Ramalho da Silva and Corinne Redfern

30, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Workers paid less than minimum wage to pick berries destined for UK supermarkets
Exclusive: Workers in Portugal picking berries ending up on the shelves of Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Tesco allege exploitative conditions

Beatriz Ramalho da Silva and Corinne Redfern, in Odemira

25, Jan, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Nepal hospital trials ‘life-changing’ treatment for leprosy wounds
Technique using artificial scabs made from a patient’s own blood could also help those with diabetes, say doctors

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

20, Jan, 2022 @6:45 AM

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