Human Rights in South Asia

Marginalized Dalit Communities - Journey Fraught with Struggle

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In the late 1840s, Savitribai Phule embarked upon a mission previously unheard of in the cultural and customary landscape of some peoples of the yet-to-become Indian Union. Having been educated on an equal footing with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, the Dalit couple used education as a fulcrum for social change. Savitribai became the first headmistress of the first girls’ school in Pune. In

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We Must Fight the Encroaching Fascism

  0 comments   |     by Daag Ujjala

We Must Fight The Encroaching Fascism. We must fight it hard and fight it now. This time, fascism is global in its implications and nuclear in its capabilities.

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Clamoring For Israeli Approval: Trump’s Election Promises Will Haunt Him

  0 comments   |     by Dr Ramzy Baroud

US President Donald Trump promises to be pro-Israel in every aspect.

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The Adivasis of India -A History of Discrimination, Conflict, and Resistance

  0 comments   |     by C.R. Bijoy

The 67.7 million people belonging to "Scheduled Tribes" in India are generally considered to be 'Adivasis', literally meaning 'indigenous people' or 'original inhabitants', though the term 'Scheduled Tribes' (STs) is not coterminous with the term 'Adivasis'. Scheduled Tribes is an administrative term used for purposes of 'administering' certain sp

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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

  0 comments   |     by Dawn Editor

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

  0 comments   |     by Glen Greenwald

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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