RFI Senior Fellow Farahnaz Ispahani Discusses New Book on ‘Religious Majoritarianism in South Asia’

February 24, 2023

Vandana Menon, journalist at ThePrint, recently interviewed RFI Senior Fellow Farahnaz Ispahani on her new book, The Politics of Hate: Religious Majoritarianism in South Asia. The book is a collection of 11 essays edited by Ispahani, who is also a global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a Steering Group Member of the International Parliamentarians Panel for Freedom of Religion or Belief. 

In this edited volume, Ispahani leads readers through a critical exploration of the rise of religious intolerance in South Asia, focusing on developments in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. 

Watch the full interview: