Human Rights in South Asia

Who's Racist

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Who’s Racist?  Linh Dinh  Over three days last week, at least 150 blacks attacked whites at random around Temple University. Victims were surrounded, punched and kicked. Wallets and phones were stolen. Rocks were thrown at passing cars. When cops show

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USA Welcomes Pakistan's Legislation Against Honour Killing

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WASHINGTON: Terming it as an important step towards ensuring the protection of women in Pakistan, the United States appreciated the country for its legislation against honour killing, on Saturday.

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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

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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

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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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