Human Rights in South Asia

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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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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Watch out for turbulence in Bangladesh - Politically charged

  0 comments   |     by Pratim Ranjan Bose on 16, August 2017

On August 8, Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, made two important statements. First, that External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj would visit Dhaka in September to attend the fourth joint consultative commission meeting between the two nations. Second, he underlined India’s interest in upholding democratic values. “We’re all democracies. We all be

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Ten Avatars of Indian Corruption - Satya Sagar is a journalist and public health worker

  0 comments   |     by Satya Sagar on 15, August 2017

It is an emotionally loaded term like ‘faith’, ‘nationalism’ and ‘family’, that is often used by the middle-classes to provoke strong feelings of anger and disgust against politicians. And yet on closer scrutiny the phrase ‘corruption’ turns out to be a fuzzy concept, that  fails to capture how power and injustice really operate in human soci

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