Tashkent theatre offers window into Japanese internment after Second World War · Global Voices

Navoi Theatre in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2019. Photo by Filip Noubel. An historic theatre in Central Asia demonstrates an ongoing connection between Japan and Uzbekistan. Opened in 1947, the 1,400-seat, Soviet Orientalist-style Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre in Tashkent, Uzbekistan was built in part with the help of convict labour by […]

Australia’s James Pattinson charged for ‘homophobic slur’ will miss first test against Pakistan 

Australia fast bowler James Pattinson charged for making ‘homophobic slur’ towards an opponent and will miss first test against Pakistan Fast bowler James Pattinson will miss Australia’s first test against Pakistan  He has chosen to not contest a charge of breaching cricket’s code of conduct  Pattinson abused Queensland batsman Cameron […]