Human Rights in South Asia

The Absurdity of the New ‘Great Game’ in Central Asia

  0 comments   |     by By Lyle J. Goldstein on 24, March 2018

When the American people went to the polls in November 2016, they could be forgiven for thinking they had elected a president who might just bring the troops home from Afghanistan. After nearly seventeen years of grinding war in that poor, desolate and ultimately i

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Stop The Increasing Violence Against Dalits

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 22, March 2018

Minister does not leave an opportunity to quote Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar. RSS has been calling him ‘pratahsmarniya’

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Say The Word’: What The Rohingya Struggle Is Really About

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ramzy Baroud on 21, March 2018

Pope Francis lost a historical opportunity to truly set his legacy apart from previous Popes. Alas, for him, too, political expediency trumped all else. In his visit to Burma (Myanmar) on November 27, he refrained from u

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Do Not Forget The Anti-Sikh Pogrom of 1984! Peoples Union for Democratic Rights

  0 comments   |     by Cijo Joy and Anushka Singh on 20, March 2018

31 October 2017 – thirty three years have passed since the anti-Sikh pogrom carried out in Delhi between 31st October and 4

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Twenty Five Years of Babari Masjid Demolition : An Attack On The Constitution Of India

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on 19, March 2018

On August 7th 1990 VP Singh announced his government’s decision to accept Mandal recommendations that ensured 27% quota for Other Backward Communities. The Sava

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Insurgencies in Manipur: politics & ideology

  0 comments   |     by M. S. Prabhakara on 17, March 2018

Among all the North Eastern states of India, Manipur is the worst affected in terms of militancy and insurgency. Today, there are at least 12 insurgent outfits active in the state and even today the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, imposed by the Government of India remains in force in the state. The reign of terror has continued in other forms like attackin

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Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ right to peaceful protest

  0 comments   |     by By Amnesty International India on 13, March 2018

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January. Residents of six villages in Gharghoda block, Raigarh are planning a protest against the unlawful construction of an ash pond by TRN Energy Limited in Nawapara Tenda village and the establishment of

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Zionism and Islamophobia Convergence of Interests

  0 comments   |     by Jamshed Abbas on 02, March 2018

Back in 2008, a Zionist Jew named Barre Seid living in the US issued a check for just under $17 million. The purpose was to fund the distribution of 28 million copies of a hate-filled documentary whose premise was that Islam is equivalent to Nazism and is the greatest threat the West faces. The CDs were distributed by the Clarion Fund, which has been linked to the Israeli group Aish HaTorah.

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How does one please Golwalkar? The writer is Dawn’s correspondent in Delhi.

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi on 01, March 2018

The writer is Dawn’s correspondent in Delhi. IF Hindu rashtra becomes inevitable, how should India’s Muslims and Christians go about taking evasive action, and will they be the only ones that need to? We are not talking about the reasons why such an eventuality could descend on us sooner or later. It’s not about Sitaram Yechury losing the cruci

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America’s Deceitful Secret Support of Al Qaeda

  0 comments   |     by Eric ZUESSE on 27, February 2018

In a recent article, I documented that “US Again Supports Al Qaeda in Syria”. In a prior arti

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