Human Rights in South Asia

Trump Furious As Judge Suspends Muslim Ban

  0 comments   |     by Charlotte Silver

On Friday, a federal judge in the US state of Washington granted a nationwide stay on key provisions of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel to most nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries. The most far-reaching court order yet, the ruling by US District Judge James Robart in Seattle clears the way for tens of thousands of individuals stranded outside the

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Kashmir solution - Kashmir continuing to suffer

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ON this Kashmir Solidarity Day, with the people of India-held Kashmir continuing to suffer from the latest bout of violence and repression by the Indian state, some long-standing realities need to be reiterated. First, India will never be able to bury the Kashmir dispute — not inside IHK and not in its relationship with Pakistan. To the proud, defiant and infinitely courag

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Trump’s Entry Ban against Muslims: Linked To Global Warfare and The Neo-Con Agenda?

  0 comments   |     by Chandra Muzaffar

Trump’s Entry Ban against Muslims: Linked To Global Warfare and The Neo-Con Agenda? By Chandra Muzaffar   President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals from 7 Muslim majority countries in West Asia and North Africa (WANA) entering the United States of America for a period of 90 days has brought to the fore

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Violence Spreads from Rally Organised To Condemn Derogatory Statement of Hindu Outfit Leader

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More than a dozen policemen, including an inspector in-charge of a police station, were injured in mob fury in West Bengal’s Malda district on Sunday. Gopal Tiwari, 22, sustained a gunshot while about 30 vehicles were torched. An eyewitness said violence spread from a rally of an organisation, Anjuman Ahle Sunnatul Jamat (ASJ). However, an ASJ official claimed that “outsider

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SUSPECT QUEBEC MOSQUE ATTACK QUICKLY DEPICTED A MUSLIM.HE IS A WHITE CHRISTIAN

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Suspect in Quebec Mosque Attack Quickly Depicted as a Moroccan Muslim. He’s a White Nationalist. By Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain   A&nbs

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European leaders oppose Trump travel ban, far right applauds

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European leaders oppose Trump travel ban, far right applauds AP The leaders of Britain and Germany joined other American allies Sunday in criticising President Donald Trump's US entry ban for people from

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Palestine Forsaken- US SECRETARY of State John Kerry’s Long Speech

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani

US SECRETARY of State John Kerry’s long speech on peace between Israelis and Palestinians offered the wronged party (the Palestinians) little, and is unlikely to win support either in the US or in Israel, to whom it was really addressed. It was a futile effort to defend the US’ abstention on UNSC Resolution 2334, which was adopted on Dec 23, 2016. Both the resolution and Ker

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire

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Truth about Adivasis caught in the crossfire Special Report “Physical beating is a very common thing.” Social activist and researcher Bela Bhatia’s face was pinched with pain as she spoke about the violence that is a reality in the lives of people in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. She spoke about how people can readily show you their bruises a

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Kashmiris Have Lost Their Fear of India: Report

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AS India turns its focus to a clutch of make-or-break state polls starting next month and while the world lives in suspense over the arriving Trump presidency in the United States, the trauma of the people in Jammu and Kashmir festers on. A report from October and December visits to Jammu and Kashmir made available to Dawn on Saturday involves important individuals from different instit

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