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The UN Report on Kashmir: Reassuring Development

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) has issued its “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir.” The report contains graphic documentation of human rights violations being committed by the Indian military and paramilitary forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir. This is a significant step towards greater international recognitio

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

  0 comments   |     by Lyle J. Goldstein

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 ins

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The US is Executing a Global War Plan

  0 comments   |     by Finian Cunningham

Faith in the goodness of humanity is lost. People lose their capacity for "kindness, generosity, consideration, affection, honesty, hospitality, compassion, charity" (Turnbull, The Mountain People). Families disband and compete as individuals for scarce resources. The new motto becomes "May you die today so that I die tomorrow" (Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago). There may even be some cannibal

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Whispers of an Unwinnable War with Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Harish Khare

Irrespective of these political juveniles, we seem to have developed a magnificent obsession with force, violence and aggression. This is becoming a cultural norm in “New India”. We are itching to punch above our weight. We want to prove – to ourselves and to others – that in New India we have strong leaders who are not afraid of a good fight. This obsession with violence has segued into a

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Kashmir burns and the world conscience sleeps - Kashmir has been turned

  0 comments   |     by admin

Kashmir has been turned into a graveyard by Indian state and the narratives by chauvinistic Indian media are blatantly generating more hatred against Kashmir and Kashmiris. Another year started with gruesome scenes when Kashmir is engulfed with deadly silence, with tangled concertina wires blocking maximum towns of South Kashmir

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India Needs to Calm Down - India under the Government of the extreme Hindu Nationalist

  0 comments   |     by Mathew Jamison

India under the Government of the extreme Hindu Nationalist Narendra Modi has been getting itself quite worked up over the past year. It was deeply disappointing and disturbing the outrageous, illegal, overly aggressive and appalling behaviour of the Indian Government and Indian army against the People's Republic of China during the summer of 2017 rega

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Demolition of Babari Masjid:An attack on the Constitution of India

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

On August 7th 1990 VP Singh announced his government’s decision to accept Mandal recommendations that ensured 27% quota for Other Backward Communities. The Savarna students in the north India resorted to violence including self-immolation against it. Opposition Congress party played dirty politics and Rajiv Gandhi’s naivety resulted in BJP&rsq

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India’s licence to kill? - A report by South China Morning Post

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The series of incidents has reinforced fears that anti-Muslim sentiment has hardened in India in the three years since a Hindu nationalist party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power. Some say it has reached a point where Hindu extremists believe they can get away with murder. Others worry that hardliner Hindu leaders want to rewrite the country&rsq

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Terrorism and Islam: Correlation Is Not Causation

  0 comments   |     by Nauman Sadiq

Since the time immemorial, it has been an article of faith of every Muslim that suicide is ‘Haram’ (prohibited) in Islam. There is a well-known Islamic precept that whoever commits suicide will go straight to hell. But the Takfiri (those who declare others as heretics) have invented a new interpretation of Islam in which suicide is glorified as ‘ma

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Jerusalem – The Straw that Breaks the Empire’s Back?

  0 comments   |     by Peter Koenig

When President Trump on 6 December 2017 declared unilaterally Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to where the US Embassy shall relocate, he violated UN Resolutions, international law, common sense and went against all diplomatic efforts to eventually bring peace to the region, not to speak about 130 countries that have already voiced opposition to such a decision. And this, before the Peace

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