Human Rights in South Asia

Kashmir´s Facebook freedom fighters

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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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Bangladesh’s Terrorism Problem-Bangladeshi government realise

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Bangladesh’s Terrorism Problem The Nation The Dhaka café attack must make the Bangladeshi government realise a fact that it had been trying not to admit; that country has a terrorism problem – and a serious one. Bangladeshi intellectuals, secular writers, LGBT community members, a

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Release Kashmiri Political Prisoners Languishing In Jails

  0 comments   |     by Dr. P.S. Sahni & Shobha Aggarwal

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman, All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people to observe solidarity with the Kashmiri prisoners on Friday the 17 June, 2016. Geelani has called the continuous imprisonment of pro-freedom leader Masarat Alam Bhat since 2010 as extremely cruel. He lamented the silence of the State Government as also of the State High Court, which coul

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The Quest For Human Rights Was The Essence Of Dr Ambedkar’s Life

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

A presentation made at London School of Economics on 16th June 2016 in the conference organised by Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhists organisations, UK in collaboration with London School of Economics to commemorate 100 years of Dr Ambedkar's association with London School of Economics. It is a privilege to be able to speak to you on this historic occasion to commemora

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Chhattisgarh Is Burning: Where's The Outrage? where is the mass outrage?

  0 comments   |     by Surabhi Singh

Two days back, my dear friend, a fellow journalist called me up in the middle of the night, visibly disturbed after reading Rana Ayyub’s much acclaimed book, “Gujarat Files.” She was unable to come to terms with the fact that despite the circumstantial, documented and well pronounced evidences against those who carefully orchestrated the Godhra riots, why there is no outrage a

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32 Session UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

  0 comments   |     by Dr Awatar Singh Sekhon

Dr Awatar Singh Sekhon presented and documented ITEM 4 at a general debate at UN Human Rights Council 32nd Session United Nations Human Rights Council Centre for Human Rights and Peace Advocacy ITEM 4 General Debate Presenter: Awatar Singh Sekhon Mr President I am speaking on behalf of my organization to inform y

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Brahmins Attack Kancha Ilaiah , A Dalit Writer, Activist And Philosopher

  8 comments   |     by Victor vijay Kumar

Brahmins Attack Kancha Ilaiah , A Dalit Writer, Activist And Philosopher By P Victor Vijay Kumar   It was a cloudy afternoon. Wind was blowing over the shadows of fig trees. He asked me to see him at 1.30, when hunger was blazing along with the summer. The simmering heat in the University campus

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Hindu nationalists have many ways to silence writers

  0 comments   |     by Pankaj Mishra

Hindu nationalists have many ways to silence writers Pankaj Mishra writing for the Guardian on Arundhati Roy: said:- Controlled by upper-caste Hindu nationalists, Indian universities have been purging “anti-nationals” from both syllabuses and campuses for some months now. In a shocking turn of events last month, Rohith Vemula, a PhD student in Hyderabad, killed himself. Accused of &

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Masters of Mankind: The cost of Violence by Noam Chomsky

  0 comments   |     by Noam Chomsky

[This piece, the second of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In brief, the Global War on Terror sledgehammer strategy has spread jihadi terror from a t

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