Human Rights in South Asia

Anti-racist Jewish Humanitarians Oppose Apartheid Israel & Support UN Security Council Resolution 2334

  1 comments   |     by Dr Gideon Polya

The persecution of Jews in Europe that culminated in the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million Jews killed by violence or deprivation) means that anti-racist Jews are inescapably obliged to oppose race-based Apartheid, disempowerment, dispossession, expulsion, ethnic cleansing  and genocide. Accordingly, numerous anti-racist Jews have come out to back UN Security Council  Resolution 2

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The Voice of the Third World - The Room Went Silent at the UN

  0 comments   |     by Vijay Prashad

Fidel Castro was the mirror of Africa, Asia and Latin America’s aspirations The room went silent at the UN’s 2001 World Conference Against Racism when Fidel Castro entered. He took the podium and firmly denunciated not only racism, but

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What Has Neoliberal Capitalism Ever Done for India? The Demonetization Heist

  0 comments   |     by Colin Todhunter

When India ushered in neoliberal economic reforms during the early 1990s, the promise was job creation, inclusive growth and prosperity for all. But, some 25 years later, what we have seen is almost 400,000 farmers committing suicide, one of the greatest levels of inequality out of all ‘emerging’ economies, a trend towards jobless ‘growth’, an accelerating and massive il

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Berlin attack and Media bias

  1 comments   |     by Majid Khan

Berlin attack and Media bias  Majid Khan In April 19, 1995, in bombing at Oklahoma City 169 people were killed. After few hours of this brutal act of terrorism, journalists, law enforcement and government officials, reported "Arabic-looking men in jogging suits [were] running from the scene." Without cred

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Shock Doctrine at Work in India

  6 comments   |     by Padmaja Shaw

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EXCESSES IN KASHMIR

  0 comments   |     by Dawn

Excesses in Kashmir AN Indian rights group — the Concerned Citizens Collective — that includes individuals known for taking a position on the most dangerous issues in their country, came up with a strong statement on India-held Kashmir. Coming at the end of a four-day probe, during which group members met some 150 people of various ages and from all w

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Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder in Myanmar

  0 comments   |     by News

The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they were shot. After that, she says, most people stopped running away. “They drove us out of our houses, men and women in separate lines, ordering us to keep our hand

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BANGLADESH: THE OTHER SIDE IF STORY

  0 comments   |     by Samson Simon Sharaf

Bangladesh: The other side of story Samson Simon Sharaf Forty years ago in 1971, on November 14 night in Chittagong, a Pakistani sniper of the Special Service Group, felt he saw a “phantom”. The Pakistani soldier did not take any chances and opened fire. The shadowy figures melted away into the dark

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Transgender Health - Transgender Person Dying in a Peshawar Hospital

  0 comments   |     by Fawad Ali Shah

The writer is a PhD scholar specialising in health communications.

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