Human Rights in South Asia

Indian Forces Launch Biggest Crackdown in Two Decades in IoK

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NEW DELHI: Indian security forces have launched the biggest crackdown in more than two decades in occupied Kashmir and arrested more than 7000 people since the killing of freedom fighter Burhan Wani on July 08.

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Global Inaction - MIGRATION is a Recognised Fact of Today's

  0 comments   |     by Arif Azad

MIGRATION is a recognised fact of today’s globalised world, largely caused by wars, conflicts and humanitarian disasters. According to a recent UN report, 65 million people have been uprooted and displaced as a consequence of war, conflicts and persecution this year, 5m more than the previous year. Of the total, 21m are refugees while a clear majority are IDPs. Migration was not significa

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Distinction -Terrorism and Freedom Struggle

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UN must distinguish between terror and struggle for freedom: Pakistan Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi APP UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for the U.N. Counte

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The Forgotten - WHILE Mainstream America Goes Through the Frenzy

  0 comments   |     by Zeenat Hisam

WHILE mainstream America goes through the frenzy of the November elections speculating and forecasting among co-workers, debating and fighting among friends and family, glued to social media, waiting for the first presidential general election debate thousands of Native Americans from all over the country have travelled to and gathered in North Dakota to put up a strong fight for their rights t

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International Probe into Kashmir Killings Imperative Now: UN Rights Chief

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UNITED NATIONS: The deteriorating situation in India-held Kashmir has now made it crucial to establish an independent, impartial and international mission to assess the situation, the UN human rights chief has said, while regretting India's lack of response to his request for access to its controlled part of the disputed state. UN rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the Geneva-ba

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Holy cows, ‘unclean’ Indians

  0 comments   |     by Latha Jishnu

The writer is a journalist based in New Delhi. SOME years ago, Narendra Jadhav whom I interviewed soon after he was appointed to the Planning Commission of India, presented me with a family biography called Untouchables which had become a bestseller internationally. The opening chapter is a searing account of how Jadhav’s father Damu flees to Bombay to escape the brutal abuse he f

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Armed Struggle Is Not Terrorism

  0 comments   |     by Abdul Majid Zargar

The more I read or listen to the debates & discourses on Indian media, both print & electronic, the more I am bemused at the ignorance or deliberate attempt to ignore the fundamental question of Kashmir dispute. That question is simply a political one created by an international promise of right of self determination to people of J&K upon partition of British India in two domains India & Pakist

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Fabricating Lies, Promoting Imperial Wars, Decimating Countries, Impoverishing Millions: Megaphone for Mass Murder

  4 comments   |     by Prof. James Petras

The Financial Times editorial page carries a logo that proclaims: “Without fear and without favour”. Indeed the editors have shown no fear when it comes to. . . fabricating lies, promoting imperial wars decimating countries and impoverishing millions, whether in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and now Venezuela.  The fearless “

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