Maha Shivratri is is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva.
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Amy Kazmin Southern Asia correspondent
Amy Kazmin is a freelance correspondent based in Delhi. She previously worked for seven years as a Bangkok-based correspondent f... moreAmy Kazmin is a freelance correspondent based in Delhi. She previously worked for seven years as a Bangkok-based correspondent for the Financial Times, writing about Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Amy has covered a wide range of political, social and economic issues, including Burma's mass protests and crackdown, Thailand's military coup and political shakeup, the Boxing Day tsunami, Vietnam's economic boom. Born in Los Angeles, she has written for publications including Business Week, the Los Angeles Times, and The New Republic. In 2005, she won a Human Rights Reporting Award for a magazine feature on the battle against HIV/Aids and trafficking among South East Asian sex workers. Amy frequently appears on international television and radio.
Location: Delhi, India Language: English Contact Amy Kazmin
May Jeong Southern Asia correspondent
May Jeong is a freelance correspondent based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has worked for the Toronto Star, Beirut's Daily Star, t... moreMay Jeong is a freelance correspondent based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has worked for the Toronto Star, Beirut's Daily Star, the Huffington Post, Thomson Reuters, and the Globe and Mail. Her works have appeared in Toronto Life and the New York Times.
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Language: English and Korean Contact May Jeong
Rob Crilly Southern Asia correspondent
Rob Crilly has spent the past seven years writing about East Africa for The Times, The Irish Times, The Christian Science Monito... moreRob Crilly has spent the past seven years writing about East Africa for The Times, The Irish Times, The Christian Science Monitor and The Daily Mail. Recent assignments have included covering the Ugandan elections, travelling to the Sudanese region of Darfur and frequent visits to Somalia where he was the first British reporter to meet leaders of the Islamic courts following their capture of Mogadishu. Before moving to Africa, Rob was Edinburgh bureau chief of The Herald, Scotland's best-selling quality daily.
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan ; Benghazi, Afghanistan Language: English Contact Rob Crilly