Human Rights in South Asia

Nobel or Not so Nobel - In a story published on June 13, 2017 in the Hindustan Times

  0 comments   |     by Amit Singh on 20, October 2017

In a story published on June 13, 2017, in the Hindustan Times, Bobby Ghosh, the Ex-editor-in-Chief of Hindustan Times, argued that Nobel prize must be rescinded from those who do not live up to Nobel standards, thus, an audit of the work and worlds of all living laureates must be scrutinised[1]. Accordingly, Ghosh highlighted five undeserving Nobel laureates namely- European Union

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LAND RIGHTS PROTESTS MET WITH MILITARY RESPONSE AND BRUTALITYE

  0 comments   |     by Indigenous World - IWGIA's global report on 17, October 2017

Land rights protests met with militarised response and brutality Arbitrary arrest and detention, shootings, tear gas, and killings. This is, how local authorities, military and police have reacted to non-violent protests of indigenous peoples throughout 2016. People were shocked by how the protesters at Standing Rock were met

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Declining Saffron Influence In Social Media by T Navin

  0 comments   |     by T Navin on 16, October 2017

India’s saffron wing finally seems to be losing the war in Social Media. The foothold it had achieved in social media appears to be ending. Social Media had played an important role in widening its support base among sections of the middle class and youth. It had built up a cadre of supporters ideologically in line with the saffron forces. News sites such as opindia.com, indiaarising.com,

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Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore

  0 comments   |     by P K BALACHANDRAN on 12, October 2017

Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore  P K Balachandran, October 9, 2017 A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna Issues of social inequality and oppression among the Tamils of North S

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Bangladesh issues arrest warrants for opposition leader Khaleda Zia

  0 comments   |     by Dhaka News on 12, October 2017

Bangladesh issues arrest warrants for opposition leader Khaleda Zia DHAKA: Two courts in Bangladesh issued warrants Thursday for the arrest of the opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia, a move her party said was politically motivated ahead of elections expected next year. The move came after the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a

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Genocide Of Rohingyas In Myanmar: The Hindutva Imprints

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam on 28, September 2017

Currently, one of the worst post-World War II genocides is underway in India’s neighbourhood.  In Rakhine Province of Myanmar (Burma) cleansing of people belonging to the Rohingya Tribe (mostly Muslims and few Hindus and Buddhists), has been going on for last two decades. But this cleansing project of Rohingyas is in full steam now by the Myanmar army and foot-soldiers of the Fascist

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London Institute of South Asia (LISA) concerned on threat to kill Kancha Ilaiah Sheperd

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd on 25, September 2017

A powerful politician and a member of parliament in India  has issued a sermon to kill Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd. All democratic minded people should condemn and resist this open threat to one of the greatest intellectuals in India. T.G. Venaktesh, an extremist Arya Vysya leader held a press conference on 18/9/2017 in a luxury hotel in Hyderabad with an extremist, conspitorial Arya Vy

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Asian Human Rights Defenders Call For An End To Genocide In Myanmar

  0 comments   |     by Human Rights on 21, September 2017

Suu Kyi is a criminal. She has always invoked her father’s ‘legacy’, an army general of a father. Why would she be different from the murderous thugs who make up the military in Myanmar? WORLD: (BURMA/MYANMAR) A statement calling to end the violence committed against the Rohingya community in Myanmar, and urging the Government of Myanmar to recognise the

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Global Politics and Humanity and Peace by Mahboob A Khawaja

  0 comments   |     by Mahboob A Khawaja on 20, September 2017

Global politics is not about the safeguard of Humanity and Peace but of Special interest and War We the People of the Globe, We the conscientious Humanity are not the focal point of global political agenda for peace, security and future-making.. The contemporary global leadership is obsessed with its own pitfalls of failing accountability to the global mankind.

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The march of folly by A.G. Noorani an Indian writer

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani on 22, August 2017

TWO thousand and seventeen is the year of anniversaries in Kashmir. July 8 marked one year since the killing of Burhan Wani; July 13 marked the anniversary of Martyrs’ Day. On this day in 1931, the maharaja’s troops shot 22 Muslims dead inside Srinagar’s central jail, setting off a wave of resentment that engulfed Punjab, Delhi and Lucknow. It marked a turning point. Oct 26 wi

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