Human Rights in South Asia

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

  25 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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Modi Govt Has Proved ‘Unwilling’ to Protect Rights of Minority Groups: Human Rights Watch Report

  0 comments   |     by By Mehr Gill on 26, February 2018

No prosecution or ‘serious effort’ seen to prevent attacks by vigilante groups claiming to be BJP supporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has publicly criticised cow vigilantism, but his calls have

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Bombing to Victory? US dropped a combined total of 7 million tons of bombs on Vietnam

  0 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley on 19, February 2018

The United States dropped a combined total of 7 million tons of bombs on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia . . . It didn’t work. America bombed Vietnam for six years longer than it bombed Japan — and it still lost. — The Atlantic,

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Whitewashing Genocide In Myanmar by Dr Ramzy Baroud

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ramzy Baroud on 15, February 2018

Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded in border camps between Myanmar and Bangladesh. While

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T-MASS: A New Experiment In Ambedkarite-Marxist Alliance

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd on 13, February 2018

The newly formed organization popularly called T-MASS is a registered organization under the Telangana Government’s Registration Act with a name “Telangana Mass and Social Organizations”. Under its broad umbrella many Ambedkarist, Phuleite, communist, humanist, women organizations are working with a broad phil

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