Human Rights in South Asia

Blood-Spilling On the Line: ‘The future of India-Pakistan lies in the past.’

  0 comments   |     by Z.G.Muhammad

It was yet another dark day for people living on the bloody line dividing Jammu and Kashmir. On Friday, fire-spewing mortar guns that have been thunderously roaring like man eaters for past seventy years devoured ten more human beingsand wounded dozens critically- perhaps disabled for life. Four civilians including a husband and wife and a Border Security Soldier wh

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Dalits under Hindutva as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao

Dalits or the untouchables in India, as the Hindu social order placed them in the category of outcastes or people with no caste have taken up Buddhism, Islam and Christianity in the long course of their history

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The Indian Muslim Burden When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice

  2 comments   |     by Zeeshan Ali

When the judges of the highest forum to seek justice come out in public to exhort fair treatment and delivery of just

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India is a ‘republic of fear’. The UK must keep the pressure on Modi

  0 comments   |     by Amrit Wilson

As Indian prime minister Narendra Modi lands in the UK, the details of two horrific rape cases in India have emerged. Huge protests are rocking India and in London angry people of Indian origin are taking to the streets to protest against Modi’s policies.

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The India I grew up in has gone. These rapes show a damaged, divided nation

  0 comments   |     by Anuradha Roy

These articles first appeared in the Guardian

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Man who accused Indian politician of raping daughter dies in custody

  0 comments   |     by Michael Safi in Delhi

Alleged victim had attempted to self-immolate in protest against treatment by authorities on day before father died An Indian man

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Silence Is Culpable If liberty means anything at all, it means the right

  0 comments   |     by Mirza Yawar Baig

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.  ~ George Orwell India has changed. I hate to say it, but that is the truth. It is no longer the nation I grew up in. The question is, ‘Do we want to continue to remain silent and allow this to happen? Or are we going to do something about it?&rsq

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Kerala’s ‘Whatsapp Hartal’ For Asifa: Troubling Questions That Need Answers

  0 comments   |     by By: A Report

The busting of the Hindutva racket who tried to foment communal tension in Kerala in the name of the ‘People’s Hartal’ on 16th of this month has sent shock waves through Kerala society. The hartal was called through Whatsapp groups to protest the gruesome rape and murder of the Kathua minor girl. Since the sponsors remained anonymous, no

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Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant

  0 comments   |     by Vidhi Doshi

Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant by Vidhi Doshi NEW DELHI — Mohammad Rafi Bhat, a sociology professor at the University of Kashmir, left the school at around 3:30 p.m. Friday, telling his students he was starting a new job. By Sund

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Hindutva theory of Aryans as the ‘original Hindus’

  0 comments   |     by Radhika Iyengar

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has been in the news lately, again. Nothing unusual about that, considering it is the mother lode of inspiration for the ruling party’s policies in power. This time, though, it see

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