Human Rights in South Asia

Indian Terrorism and Samjhauta Express

  0 comments   |     by Raja Faisal

If India can release the terrorists behind Samjhauta Express, why should Pakistan do more than it already has done? What is alarming for India’s judicial system is Swami Aseemanand’s confession, in which he admitted to wanting to teach Muslims a lesson. PHOTO: THE

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Kashmir was never an integral part of India

  0 comments   |     by Arundhati Roy

Even Indian government  has accepted that in the  UN. In 1947 we were told that India had become a sovereign nation, sovereign democracy but soon Indian military intervened. In Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Goa, Hyderabad, Junagarh and Punjab India always fought with the minorities. This is the history of India. This is a historic meeting today in the h

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India must handle Kashmir dispute carefully

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Beijing, MTT News Desk: China has said that if the Kashmir dispute is not handled carefully by India, it may have negative impact on Beijing’s bilateral relations with India. However, it said that China had no intentions to meddle in the dispute. The statement was given by the Spokesman and the DG of the Information Department of Ministry of Defence, Seni

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The Tragic Killing Of Adivasis In Chhattisgarh

  0 comments   |     by Paramjeet Singh & Preeeti Chauhan

People's Union For Democratic Rights (PUDR) condemns the cold- blooded and cowardly murder by security forces of 19 villagers of Sarkelguda in Chhattisgarh including five children in age group of 12-15 killed with bullets, axes and knife wounds, as well as sexual assault of four teenage girls The incident once again exposes how dispensable and inconsequential is t

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Kashmir’s right to self determine

  0 comments   |     by Soraya Boyd

(This paper was presented by Soraya Boyd at a seminar on “Human Rights in South Asia: Issues and Challenges” organised by London Institute of South Asia at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London on 30 June 2017)  People become militant because they live, as in the case of Kashmiris and people in othe

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200 Muslim homes burnt down in India's Meerut

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NEW DELHI:  Attacks against Muslims and their properties have significantly grown in India and IoK after Pulwama assault. In the latest act of brutality more than 200 homes of Muslims in Meerut, not far from Delhi, were set on fire allegedly by cops  during an operation  against encroachments in the area.  The sec

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Coalitions of Convenience

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

Pakistan is inching toward an acknowledgement of its participation in the Saudi-led, American-backed military intervention in the civil war in Yemen. A fateful moment arises for India’s regional interests. It is hard to ignore Saudi generosity during times of need and the deep-felt urge of most able-bodied Pakistanis to volunteer safeguarding the territor

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Rise of Hindu Terrorism

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It’s not Muslims, but Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists who planned and executed the bomb blasts at Malegaon in 2006, on the Samjhauta Express in 2007, in Ajmer Sharif in 2007 and Mecca Masjid in 2007,” confessed Swami Aseemanand, the main accused of 2007 Samjhauta Express blast in front of a magistrate at a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI

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Generating Rights Awareness: Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Naveed Qazi

All human beings are entitled to freedom to practice their rights. Logic and reasoning demand human rights. God has given us an inalienable gift of conscience to alleviate sufferings of each other in the spirit of brotherhood. For this to happen, showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement is  priority which is only achievable through the awareness o

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Hybrid warfare: Strategic coercion against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Ikram Sehgal

While a globalised world was a cherished goal to bring people together, globalisation is increasingly used by one or the other country or group of countries to dominate the rest of the world by a violent process. Looking around we see wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen where the powers that be are trying to bend the power game towards themselves. Conventiona

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