Human Rights in South Asia

London Institute of South Asia (LISA) concerned on threat to kill Kancha Ilaiah Sheperd

  0 comments   |     by Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

A powerful politician and a member of parliament in India  has issued a sermon to kill Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd. All democratic minded people should condemn and resist this open threat to one of the greatest intellectuals in India. T.G. Venaktesh, an extremist Arya Vysya leader held a press conference on 18/9/2017 in a luxury hotel in Hyderabad with an extremist, conspitorial Arya Vy

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Asian Human Rights Defenders Call For An End To Genocide In Myanmar

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Suu Kyi is a criminal. She has always invoked her father’s ‘legacy’, an army general of a father. Why would she be different from the murderous thugs who make up the military in Myanmar? WORLD: (BURMA/MYANMAR) A statement calling to end the violence committed against the Rohingya community in Myanmar, and urging the Government of Myanmar to recognise the

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Global Politics and Humanity and Peace by Mahboob A Khawaja

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Global politics is not about the safeguard of Humanity and Peace but of Special interest and War We the People of the Globe, We the conscientious Humanity are not the focal point of global political agenda for peace, security and future-making.. The contemporary global leadership is obsessed with its own pitfalls of failing accountability to the global mankind.

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The march of folly by A.G. Noorani an Indian writer

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TWO thousand and seventeen is the year of anniversaries in Kashmir. July 8 marked one year since the killing of Burhan Wani; July 13 marked the anniversary of Martyrs’ Day. On this day in 1931, the maharaja’s troops shot 22 Muslims dead inside Srinagar’s central jail, setting off a wave of resentment that engulfed Punjab, Delhi and Lucknow. It marked a turning point. Oct 26 wi

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The march of folly by A.G. Noorani an Indian writer

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TWO thousand and seventeen is the year of anniversaries in Kashmir. July 8 marked one year since the killing of Burhan Wani; July 13 marked the anniversary of Martyrs’ Day. On this day in 1931, the maharaja’s troops shot 22 Muslims dead inside Srinagar’s central jail, setting off a wave of resentment that engulfed Punjab, Delhi and Lucknow. It marked a turning point. Oct 26 wi

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Watch out for turbulence in Bangladesh - Politically charged

  0 comments   |     by Pratim Ranjan Bose

On August 8, Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, made two important statements. First, that External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj would visit Dhaka in September to attend the fourth joint consultative commission meeting between the two nations. Second, he underlined India’s interest in upholding democratic values. “We’re all democracies. We all be

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Ten Avatars of Indian Corruption - Satya Sagar is a journalist and public health worker

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It is an emotionally loaded term like ‘faith’, ‘nationalism’ and ‘family’, that is often used by the middle-classes to provoke strong feelings of anger and disgust against politicians. And yet on closer scrutiny the phrase ‘corruption’ turns out to be a fuzzy concept, that  fails to capture how power and injustice really operate in human soci

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Kashmir on the Brink - Kashmir remains a tinderbox

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On the afternoon of May 27, markets in Srinagar and other major towns of Indian Kashmir were filled with people shopping for household items, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan was beginning the next day. Everything was routine until social media broke the news of the killing of a top local militant commander, Sabzar Bhat, in an encounter in south Kashmir, the hotbed of local militancy. As so

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Musings On The Eve Of Hindu Rashtra - Blood Stained Corner

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You can smell it at a distance, in the burnt out, blackened frames of torched homes and vehicles from yet another communal pogrom. You can see it in the blood stained corner of a railway platform, still fresh from a recent lynching. And you can hear it in the guttural cries of the frenzied, saffron swathed mobs, pledging murder all the way to their cherished goals. Welcome, to the sight

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