BBC Radio Documentaries
“Zoroastrianism and Death“, Aug 2020
The religious duty of every Zoroastrian is to focus on life, even at the time of death.
“Hebron’s Cave of Sacrifice“, Sept 2018
Lipika Pelham explores the city of Hebron and The Caves of the Patriarch which are central to the faith of both Jews and Muslims.
“The Good Samaritan“, Apr 2017
The Samaritans have made the holy land their home for the thousands of years. But who are they and why is it that by leaving the Samaritans means you can never return?
“Bahá’i – The World’s Faith“, Jan 2017
A faith without borders, most of the Bahá’is live outside of the birth place of the religion, Iran, where they are seen as apostates.
“Bangladesh’s Hidden Shame“, Jun 2016
Lipika Pelham travels to a remote part of south eastern Bangladesh to report on claims of human rights abuses against indigenous inhabitants of the area.
“When the Soul Goes Out“, Dec 2016
How one man is trying to change what it means to be dead in Judaism.
“Women in Love in Bangladesh“, 2016
Lipika Pelham investigates a marriage between two Bengali women, and asks what this extraordinary love story says about attitudes to sexuality in this conservative nation.
Lipika Pelham talks to Dan Snow about the Dutch Jewish community in Amsterdam, how the Sephardi Jews ended up there and what they endured during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
“Studying at the Bahai secret university“, Jan 2017
“Arrested after falling for another woman“, Jan 2016
“Israelis from Iraq remember Babylon“, May 2007
The New York Times:
“End of a Secular Bangladesh?“, Mar 2015
“Enslaved Abroad, Oppressed at Home“, Oct 2014
“Ghosts of the Displaced“, Mar 2014
“Nobel peace prize decision is highly political“, Oct 2014
“Tale of the Modern Refugee“, Aug 2019
“Israel’s Secret Honor Killings“, Jul 2017
The Times of Israel:
The ‘Messiah on the Hill’, Jun 2014