The colonial management of the Kurdish margins by the Iranian state is reflected in particular in the fate of Kolbars. These women and men are risking their lives carrying goods from Iraq to Iran on their backs. In addition to the dangers of steep, mine-infested...

“He collapsed on the cot and within minutes had died in a pool of his vomit. Monocrotophos.” Renuka recalls. Gajanan Salam had become the 1373rd farmer to commit suicide in the last seven months in Maharashtra, due to failure of the cotton crop....