Human Rights in South Asia

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

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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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India Intensifies Oppression and Killing of Kashmiris

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The people of Indian occupied Kashmir have seldom experienced a day of peace. The last few days, however, have witnessed intensi

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Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

  49 comments   |     by Laignee Barron

When the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis

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Must Read Comment Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

  1 comments   |     by Sumanta Banerjee

Congratulations, my dear old friend Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, on your excellent analysis of the present situation. The problem with the OBC leadership is that the Mandal recommendations for reservation (surely necessary) led to the creation of a sub-elite among the OBC politicians, who replicated the same opportunist and exploitative model of functioning that their up

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Rising Crime Against Dalits And The Dilution Of The SC/ ST Act

  0 comments   |     by Sheshu Babu

The recent verdict relating to atrocities on SC/ STs and dalits has sparked much debate and controversy. Scores of dalits and their supporters called for ‘ Bharat ban

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Being The Other: The Muslim in India: A Book of Parallel Story

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Yousuf Najar

Saeed Naqvi is among the top most authorities of hard core journalism who has been a witness, reporter, writer and editor o

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Unnao Rape Case Highlights Important Issues Dr Vivek Kumar Srivastava

  0 comments   |     by Dr Vivek Kumar Srivastava

The way the Unnao Case was handled where accusations are on a BJP MLA that a teenage girl was gang raped is show of the poor police and civil administration in the state

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