Human Rights in South Asia

Kashmir: An Impasse In Collective Conscience in kashmir

  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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Kashmir: Trouble in Paradise - The “killing fields” of Kashmir

  4 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

So much for Ban Ki-moon’s heart and possibly even more so his soul.  One can only recall the quote in Matthew and the betrayal of Jesus, “When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."  The Unite

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Six Dalit/Adivasis Including A Child Killed In Fake Encounter In Kandhamal

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In continuing war on its own people security forces in Kandhamal district of Odisha state in India killed six poor Adivasi and Dalit labourers. Four others have been seriously injured by CRPF firing in Malapanga forest under Tumudibandha police limits. They were returning from Balliguda ,( the block and Sub-Divisional head quarter of their village Gungudmaha under Parampanka G.P) with others af

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Will Indians Start Listening To Kashmiris? in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by T Navin

For the mainstream Indian mindset on Kashmir, the land called Kashmir is an Indian property which should be protected and remain with India at any cost. The use of military is to protect this property. For them it is assumed this property might be grabbed away by the indigenous Kashmiris who are inspired by a neighboring country. It is never understood by them that Kashmir which is under the co

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Killing The Kashmir Story - At least 43 civilians are killed

  0 comments   |     by Gowhar Geelan

Day 8. Kashmir is curfewed. At least 43 civilians are killed. All of them have been identified by the local media. More than 2200 persons are seriously injured, out of which at least 100 on the verge of losing their eyesight permanently after being hit by the lethal pellet guns. Yes, it is a war-like situation in curfewed Kashmir. Despite strict curfew, the young and angry Kashmiri protesters a

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Huge rally against Kashmir violence in KolKata-First Published in The Hindu Kolkata

  0 comments   |     by Suvojit Bagchi & Soumya Das

First Published in The Hindu Kolkata, July 15, 2016 - A sizeable rally was organised by various civil society groups, human rights networks, student bodies and ordinary citizens of Kolkata to protest against ongoing violence in Kashmir on Thursday. The participants assembled in a popular meeting place in central Kolkata, College Square, carrying posters, flags and placards and

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Edhi : Greatest Of The Great, Warmest Of The Warm!

  0 comments   |     by Nilantha Ilangamuwa

The most fundamental question every human being at least one time in life will ask himself/herself is – ‘what is the meaning of the life?’ There is no fixed answer to this question but in fact, the answer is itself is a representation of humanity.  This inquisition is unique to everyone till the end of their life. This is the most fundamental question on which &n

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Kashmir: Trouble in Paradise - India has become its own worst enemy.

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

So much for Ban Ki-moon’s heart and possibly even more so his soul.  One can only recall the quote in Matthew and the betrayal of Jesus, “When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."  The Unite

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Kashmir´s Facebook freedom fighters

  0 comments   |     by AFP

Kashmir´s Facebook freedom fighters AFP SRINAGAR: Burhan Wani was part of a new generation of young, educated Kashmiri freedom fighters using social media to spread their demands for independence from Indian rule, turning growing Internet use in the restive region into a powerful recruiting tool. Wani, whose death in a shoot-out with government for

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OIC, China supporting Pakistan's stance on drone strikes: Lodhi?

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OIC, China supporting Pakistan's stance on drone strikes: Lodhi‏ A Dawn Report NEW YORK: Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi on Sunday said the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and China are supporting Pakistan

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