Human Rights in South Asia

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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India is a ‘republic of fear’. The UK must keep the pressure on Modi

  0 comments   |     by Amrit Wilson on 16, May 2018

As Indian prime minister Narendra Modi lands in the UK, the details of two horrific rape cases in India have emerged. Huge protests are rocking India and in London angry people of Indian origin are taking to the streets to protest against Modi’s policies.

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The India I grew up in has gone. These rapes show a damaged, divided nation

  0 comments   |     by Anuradha Roy on 15, May 2018

These articles first appeared in the Guardian

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Man who accused Indian politician of raping daughter dies in custody

  0 comments   |     by Michael Safi in Delhi on 14, May 2018

Alleged victim had attempted to self-immolate in protest against treatment by authorities on day before father died An Indian man

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Silence Is Culpable If liberty means anything at all, it means the right

  0 comments   |     by Mirza Yawar Baig on 12, May 2018

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.  ~ George Orwell India has changed. I hate to say it, but that is the truth. It is no longer the nation I grew up in. The question is, ‘Do we want to continue to remain silent and allow this to happen? Or are we going to do something about it?&rsq

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