Two million farmers are camped outside New Delhi, facing down the far-right government's bid to grab further land for big agribusiness.
In Hong Kong, a further crackdown targets labour organisers and migrant rights activists alongside the traditional pro-democracy camp.
The government's right-wing reform of public services continues apace – and NGOs and charities are being used as cover.
The government's mass testing plan will not make schools Covid-secure. Schools cannot fully reopen safely until case numbers have been brought down.
The government's blame games and their failed Covid strategy have helped to turn the pandemic into a full-blown mental health crisis.