Human Rights in South Asia

Geopolitics of Rohingya Crisis-Rohingya issue is not isolated

  0 comments   |     by Rajeev Ahmed

The timing of the current Rohingya crisis is very crucial because the crisis surfaced again at the time when the Sino-Indian relation worsened due to Doklam standoff and the tension in Korean peninsula are heated up. Geopolitically, the current Rohingya crisis is a potential Anglo-Saxon globalist plot that is being executed by regional players to disrupt the Chinese envisioned and Russ

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Should Aung San Suu Kyi be stripped of her Nobel Peace Prize?

  0 comments   |     by Nasir Azeem

Although the tragedy of Myanmar’s Rohingya Community has been unfolding for decades, the latest exodus of refugees to neighboring Bangladesh has become a FrontPage news due to mammoth scale of this tragedy. What’s going on in Myanmar against the most persecuted minority group Rohingya is state-sponsored barbarism and textbook example of ethnic cleansing. The deafening silence of the

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WHO WAS TIPU SULTAN? by Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad

  0 comments   |     by Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad

The blatantly false propaganda being spread by the Hindutva Sangha Parivar over Tipu Sultan is reaching outlandish proportions. A Hindutva troll is trying to teach me my own family history with regard to Tipu Sultan’s patronage of Hindu temples. She has been posting all kinds of nonsense on my timeline, disputing what I know about my own ancestors, and I have blocked her. Almost all the w

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Spineless Giant-About 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims live in Burma

  0 comments   |     by Mowahid Hussain Shah

Buddhist-led butchery of Burmese Muslims continues despite the presence of the 57-member OIC.  A notable exception has been its stirring on the initiative of Turkey’s President Erdogan, chair of the September 2017 OICSummit in Kazakhstan.  In separate letters, the OIC has urged the EU and UN

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Nobel or Not so Nobel - In a story published on June 13, 2017 in the Hindustan Times

  0 comments   |     by Amit Singh

In a story published on June 13, 2017, in the Hindustan Times, Bobby Ghosh, the Ex-editor-in-Chief of Hindustan Times, argued that Nobel prize must be rescinded from those who do not live up to Nobel standards, thus, an audit of the work and worlds of all living laureates must be scrutinised[1]. Accordingly, Ghosh highlighted five undeserving Nobel laureates namely- European Union

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LAND RIGHTS PROTESTS MET WITH MILITARY RESPONSE AND BRUTALITYE

  0 comments   |     by Indigenous World - IWGIA's global report

Land rights protests met with militarised response and brutality Arbitrary arrest and detention, shootings, tear gas, and killings. This is, how local authorities, military and police have reacted to non-violent protests of indigenous peoples throughout 2016. People were shocked by how the protesters at Standing Rock were met

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Declining Saffron Influence In Social Media by T Navin

  0 comments   |     by T Navin

India’s saffron wing finally seems to be losing the war in Social Media. The foothold it had achieved in social media appears to be ending. Social Media had played an important role in widening its support base among sections of the middle class and youth. It had built up a cadre of supporters ideologically in line with the saffron forces. News sites such as opindia.com, indiaarising.com,

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Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore

  0 comments   |     by P K BALACHANDRAN

Brushed under the carpet for long, Jaffna’s social issues are coming to the fore  P K Balachandran, October 9, 2017 A makeshift house put up by Oppressed Castes in Jaffna Issues of social inequality and oppression among the Tamils of North S

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Bangladesh issues arrest warrants for opposition leader Khaleda Zia

  0 comments   |     by Dhaka News

Bangladesh issues arrest warrants for opposition leader Khaleda Zia DHAKA: Two courts in Bangladesh issued warrants Thursday for the arrest of the opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia, a move her party said was politically motivated ahead of elections expected next year. The move came after the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a

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Genocide Of Rohingyas In Myanmar: The Hindutva Imprints

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam

Currently, one of the worst post-World War II genocides is underway in India’s neighbourhood.  In Rakhine Province of Myanmar (Burma) cleansing of people belonging to the Rohingya Tribe (mostly Muslims and few Hindus and Buddhists), has been going on for last two decades. But this cleansing project of Rohingyas is in full steam now by the Myanmar army and foot-soldiers of the Fascist

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