Pierre Prakash

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia

Crisis Group Role

As Director of Crisis Group’s Asia Program, Pierre Prakash supports the organisation’s research, analysis, and policy advocacy about and in the region. He joined Crisis Group in August 2019.

Professional Background

Pierre has been working in Asia for close to 20 years. Trained as a journalist, he started his career as a foreign correspondent for French media in India, also covering Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. He subsequently shifted to the aid sector, joining the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), first in New Delhi covering South Asia, and then in Bangkok, covering the entire Asia Pacific region.

In The News

21 Jul 2024
The quota protest [in Bangladesh] is just the manifestation of a widespread malaise that’s not just about quotas but also economic and political. New York Times

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
20 Jul 2024
With no real alternative at the ballot box, discontented Bangladeshis have few options besides street protests to make their voices heard. AFP

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
7 Jan 2024
There is a risk of increased violence after the polls [in Bangladesh]. The New York Times

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
5 Jan 2024
The election will not resolve Bangladesh’s political crisis … Since the 2008 election … the country has not held a credible national election. The Guardian

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia
28 Dez 2019
Les autorités [Birmanes] ont donc pris des mesures qui touchent à la liberté de mouvement. Les réfugiés n’ont plus le droit de sortir des camps et les autorités ont coupé... RFI

Pierre Prakash

Program Director, Asia

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