Human Rights in South Asia

Child Labour: Capability and Well-Being

  0 comments   |     by John Gaingamlung Gangmei on 21, June 2018

“Well, if we don’t recruit the children from Assam they will get into more trouble as who will then feed them. By working for us, at least they get to eat properly” came a sympathetic response from a village in Kimin Block. As part of the team studying Human Trafficking in our state, I visited Kimin block due to its close proximity with Assam in th

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The Story of Broken People of India Aniruddha Vithal Babar

  0 comments   |     by Aniruddha Vithal Babar on 20, June 2018

India is a nation of BROKEN PEOPLE who were made the prisoners of the Caste System. The Bramhinicle social order set up an invisible prison where abo

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Freethinking writer and politician shot dead in Bangladesh

  3 comments   |     by International Humanist and Ethical Union on 19, June 2018

Shahzahan Bachchu was known locally and within the secular Bangladeshi movement as an outspoken, sometimes fiery activist for secularism. He printed poetry and books related to humanism and freethought via his publishing house Bishaka Prakashani (Star Publishers). He was also a political activist, serving as former general secretary of Munshiganj district unit of th

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Nine People Protesting Against Copper Smelting Plant Shot Dead In Tamil Nadu

  0 comments   |     by admin on 31, May 2018

Nine people were killed as police opened fire on protesters who were protesting, demanding closure of a copper smelt

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Scourging Yemen On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed

  0 comments   |     by Kathy Kelly on 29, May 2018

On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed the UN Security Council and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that Saudi Air Defenses intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched from inside Yemeni territory targeting densely populated civilian areas in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. No one was killed, but an earlier attack, on March 26, 2018, killed one

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Witch-hunting with Impunity We are perhaps familiar of people being branded as

  0 comments   |     by Shantanu Dutta on 28, May 2018

A street play against witch-hunting in a village in West Midnapore- Photo Credit/ Telegraph India “Witch-hunting  is

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Adivasi Women join hands to fight against Alcoholism

  0 comments   |     by Shajid Khan on 26, May 2018

Childrens holding placards on the awareness programme at Beluguri village in Orang of Udalguri of Assam on Sunday. UDALGURI,Assam ,May 21: The Adivasi community of state whose fate remains locked decades after the Britshers left them in tea gardens of state are plagued with innumerous socio-economic hardships. In the ‘labou

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Blood-Spilling On the Line: ‘The future of India-Pakistan lies in the past.’

  0 comments   |     by Z.G.Muhammad on 25, May 2018

It was yet another dark day for people living on the bloody line dividing Jammu and Kashmir. On Friday, fire-spewing mortar guns that have been thunderously roaring like man eaters for past seventy years devoured ten more human beingsand wounded dozens critically- perhaps disabled for life. Four civilians including a husband and wife and a Border Security Soldier wh

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Dalits under Hindutva as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao on 24, May 2018

Dalits or the untouchables in India, as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes or people with no caste have taken up Buddhism, Islam and Christianity in the long course of their history

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The Indian Muslim Burden When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice

  2 comments   |     by Zeeshan Ali on 23, May 2018

When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice come out in public to exhort fair treatment and delivery of just

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