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Charu Lata Hogg

Associate Fellow, Asia Programme

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Telephone: +44 (0)7906 261 291


  • Domestic politics in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and India
  • Human rights issues in South Asia 
  • Security issues in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal
  • Child rights in the context of armed violence in Thailand and Burma


  • Involvement of under-18s in armed violence in Burma, Thailand, India and Nepal
  • Impunity and accountability in Sri Lanka

Recent Publications


May 09 - date Asia Manager, Child Soldiers International
Jan 07 - April 09 South Asia Researcher, Human Rights Watch
Jan 04 - Date South Asia Analyst, Business Monitor International; Consultant-South Asia, Janes Sentinel, Janes Defence; South Asia Researcher, Control Risks Group; Consultant, International Alert
Jan-May 04 Consultant-Asia Pacific, Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
Sept 1998-99 MSc International Relations, London School of Economics & Political Science
Sept 1990-2002 Foreign Correspondent & Writer with The Times of India (India), Indian Express (India), India Today (India), Outlook (India), Far Eastern Economic Review (Sri Lanka & UK), South China Morning Post (Sri Lanka), BBC-World Service (UK, Sri Lanka and India), Khaleej Times (Sri Lanka, UAE and UK), Arabic broadsheet Al Hayat (Sri Lanka and India) and Spanish daily EFE (Sri Lanka)

Broadcast Experience



English and Hindi (broadcast standard)
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