Human Rights in South Asia

Aren’t Rohingyas Bengalis, And Arakan Integral To Bangladesh?

  0 comments   |     by Taj Hashmi

Every society has certain taboos – cultural/religious, social, and political – set apart and designated as restricted or forbidden to associate with, or even to bring in ordinary discussion. The Rohingya issue (for some strange reasons) seems to be such a taboo in Bangladesh. Both people and government here don’t want to go beyond certain limits to have a candid discussion on

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India’s Intrusiveness in Pakistan’s Affairs - Muhammad Ali Jinnah

  0 comments   |     by Asif Haroon Raja

India’s Invasive Acts after Partition When Pakistan came into being on August 14, 1947 under the sagacious leadership of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Indian leaders didn’t reconcile with moth eaten Pakistan that had been treacherously slashed by the conniving Mountbatten and Radcliffe. They considered it as vivisection of Mahabharata. Believing in Chana

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A New Face of Resistance - Kashmiris Girls are on the Streets

  0 comments   |     by Murtaza Shibli

The Kashmiris girls are on the streets of Indian-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and this is big news. Clad in their shining white uniforms and neatly-tucked dupattas or black jellabiyas    with headscarves wrapped around their heads, these girl students have captivated audiences at home and abroad for several weeks as they are seen challenging the brutal architecture of the Indian oc

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'Safe havens' inside, not outside, Afghanistan, Pakistan tells UNSC

  0 comments   |     by APPP

'Safe havens' inside, not outside, Afghanistan, Pakistan tells UNSC APP Terrorist “safe havens” are inside, not outside, Afghanistan, Pakistan told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday. "Th

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The Conspiracy Behind Babri Demolition - Ram Puniyani

  0 comments   |     by Ram Puniyani

After the long wait, the Supreme Court Chief Justice J.S. Khehar opined that long pending dispute of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid should be settled out of court. (March 2017) He even offered to mediate himself in the matter. Uniformly most of the spokesperson from RSS Combine welcomed the move, while large number of Muslims and other elements have been surprised as the Court was approached for

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KASHMIR ON THE BRINK

  0 comments   |     by Um Roommana

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Umbrella politics of Hindutva - Hindu Nationalism is Dominating

  0 comments   |     by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand teaches Hindi at the University of Delhi. Writes literary and cultural criticism. India is changing in significant ways. Marginalisation of Muslims, the largest minority in the country, has often been discussed in this context. This marginalisation is getting more and more pronounced with success

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How active are Indian jihadists in Afghanistan? Mother of All Bombs

  0 comments   |     by Asia

Afghan officials claim the US' "mother of all bombs" killed 13 Indian militants in Nangarhar. In a DW (Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster)   interview, expert Michael Kugelman says Indian nationals are joining both "Islamic State" and al Qaeda in Afghanistan. There are other analysts who are saying something more dangerous and sinister tha

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The Obligations of Responsibility - When They Ignore Bangladesh Executions

  0 comments   |     by Toby Cadman

Toby Cadman is an international criminal law specialist. He is a barrister member at Nine Bedford Row International Chambers in London and a member of the International Criminal Bureau in The Hague. On March 12, 1947, US President Harry Truman spoke to the US Congress, and delivered what became known as the "Truman Doctrine". The speech was in response to the spread of Communism

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An Open Letter from A Kashmiri Student To The People Of India

  0 comments   |     by Imran Khan

Dear all I am a Kashmiri student of psychology. While studying the topic of resistance to persuasion, I came across this: “Few of us like orders or being told what to do. We all have probably experienced advertisers, politicians or individuals pressurising us to change our attitude about some issue.  In all such cases if we feel like our personal freedom to decide for our

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