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About Preti Taneja

Preti Taneja is a writer and filmmaker whose work concentrates on human rights issues. She has reported extensively on the plight of minorities in Iraq, and is a founder member of the collective ERA Films ( which uses video to promote social change.


Articles by Preti Taneja

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

India is ready for change, but censorship, taxation and corruption plagued the Art Fair

Mixed news from the fine art scene in India. The fourth annual Indian Art Fair was hailed as a great success, but censorship issues can restrain artists and curators in subtle ways — logistically as well as creatively

The dark heart of history: two South Asian films

Two recent South Asian films look at the devastating impact of ethnic conflict on family lives, and dare to confront a terrible history too easily ignored.

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