Human Rights in South Asia

Decline Of Human Rights Protection Regime

  0 comments   |     by Pushkar Raj

he recent summoning of Chhattisgarh officials by the National Human Rights Commissions (NHRC) for abuse of power is significant due to the expectations from human rights protection institutions in the country to deliver on their mandate. However, concerned officials may never appear before the commission to explain their conduct indicating a steep decline in human r

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A Brief Discourse on Naga’s Struggle for Self-Respect and Freedom

  0 comments   |     by Aniruddha Vithal Babar

Mr. T. Sakhrie, one of the first Naga intellectuals, a philosopher and a great Naga-nationalist leader of his era who sacrificed his life for the freedom and rights of Nagas stood true till his last breath to his ideologies and convictions which reflect in his quote that further produced verbatim. He said,     

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Savitribai Phule: The lady who changed the face of women’s rights in India

  0 comments   |     by Tata Sivaih

A leading social reformer Savitribai Phule is hailed for her contribution in the field of education. Savitribai was a crusader for wom

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Child Labour: Capability and Well-Being

  0 comments   |     by John Gaingamlung Gangmei

“Well, if we don’t recruit the children from Assam they will get into more trouble as who will then feed them. By working for us, at least they get to eat properly” came a sympathetic response from a village in Kimin Block. As part of the team studying Human Trafficking in our state, I visited Kimin block due to its close proximity with Assam in th

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The Story of Broken People of India Aniruddha Vithal Babar

  0 comments   |     by Aniruddha Vithal Babar

India is a nation of BROKEN PEOPLE who were made the prisoners of the Caste System. The Bramhinicle social order set up an invisible prison where abo

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Freethinking writer and politician shot dead in Bangladesh

  3 comments   |     by International Humanist and Ethical Union

Shahzahan Bachchu was known locally and within the secular Bangladeshi movement as an outspoken, sometimes fiery activist for secularism. He printed poetry and books related to humanism and freethought via his publishing house Bishaka Prakashani (Star Publishers). He was also a political activist, serving as former general secretary of Munshiganj district unit of th

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Nine People Protesting Against Copper Smelting Plant Shot Dead In Tamil Nadu

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Nine people were killed as police opened fire on protesters who were protesting, demanding closure of a copper smelt

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Scourging Yemen On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed

  0 comments   |     by Kathy Kelly

On May 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia informed the UN Security Council and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that Saudi Air Defenses intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles launched from inside Yemeni territory targeting densely populated civilian areas in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. No one was killed, but an earlier attack, on March 26, 2018, killed one

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Witch-hunting with Impunity We are perhaps familiar of people being branded as

  0 comments   |     by Shantanu Dutta

A street play against witch-hunting in a village in West Midnapore- Photo Credit/ Telegraph India “Witch-hunting  is

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Adivasi Women join hands to fight against Alcoholism

  0 comments   |     by Shajid Khan

Childrens holding placards on the awareness programme at Beluguri village in Orang of Udalguri of Assam on Sunday. UDALGURI,Assam ,May 21: The Adivasi community of state whose fate remains locked decades after the Britshers left them in tea gardens of state are plagued with innumerous socio-economic hardships. In the ‘labou

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