Human Rights in South Asia

What Has Neoliberal Capitalism Ever Done for India? The Demonetization Heist

  0 comments   |     by Colin Todhunter on 30, December 2016

When India ushered in neoliberal economic reforms during the early 1990s, the promise was job creation, inclusive growth and prosperity for all. But, some 25 years later, what we have seen is almost 400,000 farmers committing suicide, one of the greatest levels of inequality out of all ‘emerging’ economies, a trend towards jobless ‘growth’, an accelerating and massive il

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Berlin attack and Media bias

  1 comments   |     by Majid Khan on 29, December 2016

Berlin attack and Media bias  Majid Khan In April 19, 1995, in bombing at Oklahoma City 169 people were killed. After few hours of this brutal act of terrorism, journalists, law enforcement and government officials, reported "Arabic-looking men in jogging suits [were] running from the scene." Without cred

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Shock Doctrine at Work in India

  6 comments   |     by Padmaja Shaw on 20, December 2016

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

EXCESSES IN KASHMIR

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 19, December 2016

Excesses in Kashmir AN Indian rights group — the Concerned Citizens Collective — that includes individuals known for taking a position on the most dangerous issues in their country, came up with a strong statement on India-held Kashmir. Coming at the end of a four-day probe, during which group members met some 150 people of various ages and from all w

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder in Myanmar

  0 comments   |     by News on 19, December 2016

The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they were shot. After that, she says, most people stopped running away. “They drove us out of our houses, men and women in separate lines, ordering us to keep our hand

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

BANGLADESH: THE OTHER SIDE IF STORY

  0 comments   |     by Samson Simon Sharaf on 17, December 2016

Bangladesh: The other side of story Samson Simon Sharaf Forty years ago in 1971, on November 14 night in Chittagong, a Pakistani sniper of the Special Service Group, felt he saw a “phantom”. The Pakistani soldier did not take any chances and opened fire. The shadowy figures melted away into the dark

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Transgender Health - Transgender Person Dying in a Peshawar Hospital

  0 comments   |     by Fawad Ali Shah on 15, December 2016

The writer is a PhD scholar specialising in health communications.

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Kashmir: An Impasse in Collective Conscience

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube on 14, December 2016

One more uprising in the Kashmir valley, one more scenario where people suddenly realize the gravity of the issue is here. The political ferment is ubiquitous, the ham handed approach of the State is self evident and the multiple local stakeholders have found themselves in a state of profound chaos and bewilderment. The lack of a genuine platform for a robust, feasible discussion and debate is

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

LIFE ON EARTH IS DYING.THOUSANDS OF SPECIES CEASE TO EXIST

  0 comments   |     by Robert J Burrows on 12, December 2016

Life on Earth is Dying. Thousands of Species Cease to Exist By Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 s

Share to Facebook

Read Full Article

Should India worry about the Dragon in Nepal?

by Vijaya Rajiva on 12th , December 2018

Obama should take the road not taken in AF

by M K Bhadrakumar on 11th , December 2018

Gwadar Terminal: Reaching the Critical Mass

by admin on 10th , December 2018

The New Great Game Has Arrived in Bangladesh

by Dr M. Abdul Mu’min Chowdhury on 7th , December 2018

Massacre and Harassment in Kashmir

by admin on 5th , December 2018

Subscribe with us