Human Rights in South Asia

Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India..

  0 comments   |     by Jason Burke

Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India by KS Komireddi – review A blistering polemic exposes the country’s malaise under Narendra Modi Almost a decade ago, I travelled to a small town in Gujarat, a state in the west of India, to hear 

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Modi’s India has lost Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor

While ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had assured people that the time had now come when gold would grow instead of grass, milk canals would flow in exchange for water in the rivers and springs and the skies would sight flight of Kashmiris not the birds. Article 370 of the Constitution of India, tha

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No peace until Kashmiris' rights are fulfilled

  0 comments   |     by Islamuddin Sajid

India's actions in Kashmir nothing less than a holocaust, says speaker in webinar on conflict in disputed region Peace that is not based on the principle that governments derive all their just power from the governed can never – and should never – last, speakers said at a webinar on the Kashmir issue on Friday.

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The Neverending Holocausts of the Neoliberal Order

  0 comments   |     by Kim Petersen

Biochemist, writer, humanitarian activist, and artist, Gideon Polya has had a selection of his essays gathered into a compendium titled US-Imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide (Korsgaard Publishing, 2020). The compendium is important because it brings to

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Amnesty accuses Indian police of 'grave abuses' in Delhi riots

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Security forces patrol past charred vehicles in a riot affected area following clashes between people demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law in New Delhi, India, February 27, 2020 Reuters Six months on, there has been no investigatio

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ASSESSING KASHMIR ON AUGUST 5, 2020

  0 comments   |     by IKRAM SEHGAL

Today is the first anniversary of India’s single-handed introduction of the way they think the Kashmir problem would be solved. On 5 August 2019, the Government of India revoked the special status of special autonomy, granted under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution to Indian-held Jammu and Kashmir—a region administered by India as a result of the first Indo-Pakistani war 1947-4

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Indian Brutality in Kashmir – A Critical Visual Reflection

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On the morning of 1 July 2020, a 65 years old person (identified as Bashir Ahmed) was shot dead in Srinagar suburbs, allegedly by the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Many are killed as a routine in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) daily and rarely form part of the Indian media breaking news. However, this routine and “insignificant event”, instant

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Cradled by Conflict: The Plight of Children in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Javeed Ahmad Raina

Kashmir has always been in grip of one or another kind of crisis. The dark clouds of uncertainty loom over the echoing mountains from last several decades. The prolonged conflict has transformed the beautiful valley into a devastating dystopia, forcing the whole community to fight a life and death battle against the threat of extinction from the tyrant tides of war.

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Mob Attack: Two Christian Youth Beaten, Cross Desecrated in Jharkhand

  0 comments   |     by Shibu Thomas

Two young Christian missionaries were abused and assaulted by a mob and taken to the police station in a village named Belgarisin Dhanbad, a district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The attack which took place on the 22nd of June happened at the new coal mine colony in Baliapur CD Block. Speaking to Persecution Relief, Br. Arul Jothi- Founder Secretary of Youth Mi

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Indians are Hobbesian . Corruption in India is a cultural..

  0 comments   |     by BRIAN from Godzone

Corruption in India is a cultural aspect. Indians seem to think nothing peculiar about corruption. It is prevalent. Indians tolerate corrupt individuals rather than correct them. No race can be congenitally corrupt. To know why Indians are corrupt, look at their patterns and practices. Firstly: Religion is transactional in India. Indians give God cash and anticipate a

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