Human Rights in South Asia

India Jat protests: Curfews after caste violence flares

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Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter

  0 comments   |     by John Pilger

Freeing Julian Assange: The Final Chapter John Pilger One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unravelling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention — — the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides whether governments comply with their human rights obligations — has ruled that Julian Assange has been detain

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MODI FAILS TO LIVE UP TO HIGH HOPES

  0 comments   |     by Arun R Swamy

Modi Fails to Live Up to High Hopes By Arun R. Swamy Modi’s brand of personal diplomacy was one of the staples of his first year in office. Through high profile trips abroad and ambitious proposals at home Modi maintained an air of energy and initiative, but the results were modest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the British Parliament in November

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A Tale Of Two Temples

  0 comments   |     by B.F. Firos

A Tale Of Two Temples By B.F. Firos In Utter Pradesh, Mohammed Akhlaq was killed following a call from a temple. Thousands of kilometers away, in a village in Kerala, a temple shut down for two days as a mark of respect over the death of a Muslim youth. Shabeer was bludgeoned to death in broad daylight by a band of youngsters and the gory scenes were videographed too. His

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Horrendous Case Of Atrocity Inflicted On A Dalit Child In UP -INDIA

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

It was 9 am in the morning of December 28th. Jamuna Devi and her husband Mahendra Gautam had gone out for their usual daily wage work in Maharajganj block of district Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. Eight years old Shivam did not go to his school that day. His five years old sister was with him at their nondescript residence. The family belonged to Chamar community, one of the biggest

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Why are India's Dalit students taking their lives?

  0 comments   |     by Soutik Biswas BBC Delhi

"My birth is my fatal accident...I always was rushing. Desperate to start a life... I am not sad. I am just empty. Unconcerned about myself. That's pathetic. And that's why I am doing this." These are excerpts from the last letter - "this kind of letter for the first time" - that Rohith Vemula, a PhD student at the Hyderabad Central University wrote before he killed himself on Sunday.

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Rohith Vemula Is Alive

  9 comments   |     by Rahul S Garde

Rohith Vemula Is Alive By Adv.Rahul S Gade 22 January, 2016 The world's largest democratic nation has once again shown its despicable fangs of inhumanity. The story of Rohith is no different from those who committed suicides in past. Every year at least 4 Dalit students’ suicides are reported from premier educational institutes of IIT, MBBS, Engineering, etc due to ca

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MASS EXECUTIONS

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Mass Executions January 03, 2016/ 1 . The Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry said, in a rare statement broadcast on state television that the state had executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism. T he executions were carried out in 12 different locations. Some were beheaded, some were shot. The executed men believed in “extremist ideology” and members of

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9/11 Fourteen Years Later

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9/11 Fourteen Years Later Paul Craig Roberts Millions of refugees from Washington’s wars are currently over-running Europe. Washington’s 14-year and ongoing slaughter of Muslims and destruction of their countries are war crimes for which the US government’s official 9/11 conspiracy theory was the catalyst. Factual evidence and science do not support Washington&

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Book review- Dalit Advasis and Liberalization

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BOOK REVIEW Dalit, Adivasis And Liberalization The book under review is 'Homo Heirarchicus and Liberalisation' - a remarkable compendium of empirical research and painstaking analysis of India’s post-liberalised matrix of social stratification and political economy. It comes as a sequel to Barbara Harris White’s earlier work India Working, and &ld

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