Human Rights in South Asia

Could Student Protests Break the Back of Bangladesh’s Ruling Party?

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Student-driven protests erupted in Bangladesh on Sunday after thousands of young people staged sit-ins and other demonstrations in protest of the government’s “affirmative action” policy to allocate 56% of civil servi

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Ex IG Darapuri Flays Yogi Govt on Fake Encounter Raj in Uttar Pradesh

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S R Darapuri,former Inspector General of Policce (IG) of Uttar Pradesh . — File photo INTERVIEW The BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, India’s large

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Saving Hinduism from Hindutva A Pakistani friend of mine, who has always had a soft

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Hindutva fascism has emerged as a clear and present danger to Hinduism and Indian democracy. It is time

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The prosecutor THE prosecutor has been under a cloud for a long time

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The writer is an author and a lawyer based in Mumbai. THE prosecutor has been under a cloud for a long time; of late that cloud over his office has darkened. On April 20, Maya Kodnani, a minister in Narendra Modi’s Gujarat government, was acquitted in the Naroda Patiya case in the 2002 pogrom of Muslims. Kodnani b

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Killers and Rapists of Muslim Children It is never acceptable to kill innocent

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It is never acceptable to kill innocent civilians regardless of the circumstances. It is even worse if the victims are children. Yet this is precisely what is happening to civilians in many parts of the Muslim world where the US and its allies are involved. Let us begin with Afghanistan where on April 2 Afghan helicopters unleashed deadly missiles on hundreds of you

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India not yet ready to confront truth on Kashmir - UN human rights report on Kashmir

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INDIA’s summary rejection of the UN human rights report on Kashmir has predictably found allies in the opposition parties, chiefly the Congress. This is partly because the Congress party is crammed with nationalists who are difficult to differentiate from the ruling Bharatiya Jana

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Transparency International asks UK not to provide ‘safe haven’ to Nawaz

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Reacting to corruption charges related to four London properties, the UK Chapter of Transparency International has asked the British government to investigate those assets and no longer provide a safe haven to Nawaz Sharif and his family. “If a UK investigation concludes that the properties have been bought with corrupt money, then the authorities should move

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India and its colonial and antidemocratic ways in Kashmir

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This is an opportunity to explore a vexing but significant topic in the field of human rights: the Right of Self-determination. The right of self-determination has been celebrated for ages. It is a basic principle of the United Nation Charter which has been reaffirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and applied countless times to the settlement of inte

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Women Safety in India and National Pride: Reuters Foundation Report

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With the release of the report titled ‘The most dangerous countries for Women – 2018’ by Thomson Reuters foundation whi

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Three Civilians Including A Teenage Girl Killed In Kashmir

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Three civilians including a teenage girl were killed allegedly in government forces action during clashes in Redwani ar

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