Human Rights in South Asia

India keeps going after journalists like me. As Modi visits the U.S., it’s time to hold him accountable

  0 comments   |     by Rana Ayyub

On Sept. 7, a right-wing organization called the Hindu IT Cell filed a complaint against me with the police in Uttar Pradesh accusing me of misappropriating funds and tax evasion. The police promptly opened an investigation and booked me, just like I was booked in June on charges of creating communal disharmony, all

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Taliban issues Joe Biden ultimatum over Afghan airspace

  0 comments   |     by James Lee

The group's chief spokesman accused Washington of violating a peace deal that was signed between the USA and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar in February 2020. In his warning, Mr Mujahid said: "We call on countries, especially the United States, to treat Afghanistan in light of international rights, laws and commitments... in order to prevent any negative consequences

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Communal menace escalates across MP as VHP ‘threatens’ to demolish Churches

  0 comments   |     by AC Michael

The onslaught on citizens of minority faith continues in Madhya Pradesh. Individuals claiming to be members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) say they are preparing to demolish churches in the Jhabua district. Auxiliary Bishop Paul Muniya, of the Protestant Shalom Church in Jhabua, led a delegation to District Collector, the hig

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Similarities between occupation of Kashmir and Palestine

  0 comments   |     by Ken Stone

The problems of Kashmir and Palestine both date back to 1947. While Palestine is well known globally, Kashmir is virtually an unknown entity. Ken Stone of the Canadian Peace Alliance thinks it ought to be brought into mainstream. I have had the pleasure on more than one occasion of speaking alongside my colleagues in the Canadian

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A Letter to the Taliban

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ejaz Akram, with Pepe Escobar

What happened in Afghanistan was not a mere change of government. A puppet state responsible for spreading subversion in the region was overthrown. After the Taliban named an interim government that was regarded as quite controversial inside Afghanistan and did not exactly please the nation’s E

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REBUTTING BLATANT FALSEHOODS

  0 comments   |     by SIC

REBUTTING BLATANT FALSEHOODS by IKRAM SEHGAL   My last article "Evaluating the Lessons of the Afghan War" evoked anger among some born Pakistani-haters, they could be of Indian origin or they could be disgruntled Pakistanis with a grouse either against the Army or for me personally. An American friend, someo

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Supporting bigotry, Islamophobia?

  0 comments   |     by Saeed

Supporting bigotry, Islamophobia? Diaspora NGO opposes Australian MP's views on Yogi Humanism Project, an Australian civil rights organisation with large number of India diaspora as its members, has a shot letter to letter Craig Kelly, member of Parliament from Member for Hughes, New South Wales (NSW), on his alleged effort to spread misinformation about Covid-19 an

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India’s Ignorance of its Political Prisoners during Pandemic

  0 comments   |     by Naveelah Ishteyaque

The second wave in recent weeks has overwhelmed the healthcare system, leaving hospitals and people both struggling to cope with critical drugs and oxygen in short supply. The situation now seems a little under control with infections slowing down. Pandemic has revealed a lot of mismanagement on the part of the government. Many sections of the society have skipped t

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Israeli Politics Break Through a Glass Ceiling

  0 comments   |     by MK Bhadrakumar

The new coalition's chances of taking power from Netanyahu hinge on the support of a conservative Arab party Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his last-minute legal challenge to stall the formation of a g

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When Cow Dung Meets Coronavirus

  0 comments   |     by Satya Sagar

 “Cow dung, cow urine didn’t work. Groundless argument. Tomorrow I will eat fish”. In mid-May this year, this simple Facebook post about the futility of bovine waste as a cure for Covid-19, was enough to get Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a journalist from Imphal, Manipur 

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