Human Rights in South Asia

India’s Ignorance of its Political Prisoners during Pandemic

  0 comments   |     by Naveelah Ishteyaque

The second wave in recent weeks has overwhelmed the healthcare system, leaving hospitals and people both struggling to cope with critical drugs and oxygen in short supply. The situation now seems a little under control with infections slowing down. Pandemic has revealed a lot of mismanagement on the part of the government. Many sections of the society have skipped t

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Israeli Politics Break Through a Glass Ceiling

  0 comments   |     by MK Bhadrakumar

The new coalition's chances of taking power from Netanyahu hinge on the support of a conservative Arab party Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his last-minute legal challenge to stall the formation of a g

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When Cow Dung Meets Coronavirus

  0 comments   |     by Satya Sagar

 “Cow dung, cow urine didn’t work. Groundless argument. Tomorrow I will eat fish”. In mid-May this year, this simple Facebook post about the futility of bovine waste as a cure for Covid-19, was enough to get Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a journalist from Imphal, Manipur 

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Antisemitism’s Misdirection: Who Gets Hurt?

  0 comments   |     by Ira Glunts

Unfounded or unconfirmed charges of antisemitism made by US pro-Israel organizations which are then parroted by the pro-Zionist US mainstream press, always increase when Israeli actions become so hideous they shame even some of its most dedicated supporters. With the latest Israeli shelling of Gaza, its evictions of Palestinians from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood i

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Zionist Barbarism and its Western Enablers

  0 comments   |     by Ayman Ahmed

In its relentless bombardment of Gaza, Zionist Israel confirmed, yet again, its barbaric nature. What entity would blow up apartment buildings killing hundreds of civilians, half of them women and children? Its US-supplied planes, artillery and missiles bombed Gaza’s sole power plant severely cutting power supply not only t

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The most violent state—Manipur

  0 comments   |     by Masud Ahmad Khan

The so-called shining India and the world’s largest democracy has been converted from a secular republic to a Hindutva republic. A prediction made by an eminent Indian writer, Khushwant Singh in the early 80s that, “Hindus who form 80 percent of the population will in due course make Hindutva the state religion of India.” At present India is engulf

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At least 50 killed in Myanmar’s Bloodiest Day

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Myanmar has seen the most violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Saturday when the ruling military regime put on a show of its strength on its annual Armed Forces Day, killing at least 50 people. The junta, in a televised message on Friday night, warned the protesters of the risk of being shot in the head and back if they continue the anti-coup demonstrati

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A Brief History of Israeli Interventionism in Lebanon

  0 comments   |     by Yanis Iqbal

Israel has a long-standing interest in Lebanon. These interests have periodically manifested themselves in bloody attacks against the small Arab state. Two important sources on the Zionist plans for Lebanon are the diary of Moshe Sharett, who was the Prime Minster of Israel in 1954-1955 and who was considered a “soft Zionist”, and Livia Rokach’s&nb

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For Politics of Hindutva There Is No Lockdown

  0 comments   |     by Sandeep Pandey

Co-Written by Anandi Pandey, Lubna Sarwath and Sandeep Pandey   A common question asked by upper caste people, who form the core support of Hindutva politics, when opposing the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 or the policy of reservati

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Corona Pandemic and Targeting of Minorities

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ram Puniyani

Currently (April 2021) India is passing through its worst period as Covid19 Phase II is at its peak, with high rate of infectivity and mortality. The shortage of beds, Oxygen, test facilities and medicines is the cause of concern all over. The victims and their families are feeling the massive tragedy as the nation watches the gross mismanagement and lack of foresig

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