Human Rights in South Asia

Kashmir: An Impasse in Collective Conscience

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube

One more uprising in the Kashmir valley, one more scenario where people suddenly realize the gravity of the issue is here. The political ferment is ubiquitous, the ham handed approach of the State is self evident and the multiple local stakeholders have found themselves in a state of profound chaos and bewilderment. The lack of a genuine platform for a robust, feasible discussion and debate is

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LIFE ON EARTH IS DYING.THOUSANDS OF SPECIES CEASE TO EXIST

  0 comments   |     by Robert J Burrows

Life on Earth is Dying. Thousands of Species Cease to Exist By Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will cease to exist. Tomorrow, another 200 s

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Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban

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Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban AFP Tens of thousands of people turned out Monday for nationwide protests against India's controversial ban on high-value banknotes, which opposition party organisers say has caused a “financi

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Dusty Memoir: “Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa”

  1 comments   |     by Book Review by Cynthia Stephen

  “Eat Dust! Eat Dust!”, chanted the villagers who had gathered in the Public Hearing by the Environment ministry on the environmental impact of a mining lease which was due to be extended. As they chanted, they tossed fistfuls of the crushed red earth in the air. They were enraged by the attitude of the governmental officials who were there to conduct the enquiry, whic

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No Action on Ongoing Repression of Myanmar’s Muslims

  0 comments   |     by Professor M Adil Khan

In one of its recent reporting the Guardian reports that at the entrance to Thaungtan village in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy Delta a brand-new signasserts, “No Muslims allowed to stay overnight. No Muslims allowed rent houses. No marriage with Muslims.” Al-Jajeera also reports of similar rise in systematic eviction, rape, loot and arson of Rohingyas (the Muslim ethnic minority

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