Human Rights in South Asia

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”

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  “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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No Action on Ongoing Repression of Myanmar’s Muslims

  0 comments   |     by Professor M Adil Khan

The rohnigya Muslims have been suffering for a long time. The women have been raped and murdered by the Burmese army. Despite democracy, their plight has remained deplorable. Even suu kyi has done little to solve their problems. OIC and Muslims organisations over the world have not added the Muslims if Myanmar. Solidarity should be expressed with the struggling Muslims for thei r liberation

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