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Bangladesh tour of NZ called off after Christchurch terror attack

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand has been called off following a terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques, in which at least 40 people have been killed. The team is safe, in lockdown at their hotel; it was en route to one of the mosques for Friday prayers at the time of the attack but escaped to the nearby Hagley Oval. New Zealand police commissioner M

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China-BGD cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security

  0 comments   |     by Noor Mohammad Sarker

China-Bangladesh cooperation under BRI to mitigate seaborne security threats in the Bay of Bengal The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative (BRI), commenced by the Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, has been the most significant and far-reaching project that China has ever put forward. Bangladesh is an important strategic partner with Chin

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Muslims Lynched in India

  0 comments   |     by Harsh Mander

This is what India has become: One more pitiless lynching. This time of two older men, a petty goat trader and a marginal farmer in a village in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, a two-hour drive from the national capital. The same frenzied gratuitous cruelty of the mob, the passivity of the bystander, the triumphant video-taping of the crime broadcast through the internet, the c

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Will There Ever Be Justice For Rohingya Muslims?

  0 comments   |     by Dr Arshad M Khan

Ahmed, a Rohingya refugee man cries as he holds his 40-day-old son, who died as a boat capsized in the shore of Shah Porir Dwip while crossing … There is an image engraved in our minds of a stoic, reserved, elegant Aung San Suu Kyi unbending in her struggle against Burma’s generals for democracy, and we assumed for human rights. Last year, when the refugees streamed out of her country in the

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Attack in Iran raises spectre of a potentially far larger

  0 comments   |     by Dr James M Dorsey

An attack on a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz is likely to prompt Iranian retaliation against opposition groups at home and abroad. It also deepens Iranian fears that the United States. Saudi Arabia and others may seek to destabilize the country by instigating unrest among its ethnic minorities. With competing claims of responsibility by the Islamic State and the Ahvaz Natio

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Turkey’s Vital Lessons for Pakistan - By Adam Garrie

  0 comments   |     by Adam Garrie

Turkey’s largely developed and currently growing economy contrasts sharply like that of Pakistan while the human development gap in Pakistan also remains high while in Turkey it is relatively low. However, from a perspective of handling various crises which have recently emerged, Turkey has been dealing with many of the same things Pakistan is either dealing with at present or will clearly have

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Demolition of Babari Masjid:An attack on the Constitution of India

  0 comments   |     by Vidya Bhushan Rawat

On August 7th 1990 VP Singh announced his government’s decision to accept Mandal recommendations that ensured 27% quota for Other Backward Communities. The Savarna students in the north India resorted to violence including self-immolation against it. Opposition Congress party played dirty politics and Rajiv Gandhi’s naivety resulted in BJP&rsq

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Massacres, Terrorism, and Islamophobia - we Muslims are not the only ones who wonder

  0 comments   |     by Kevin Barret

Homemade terrorists are a useful tool for justifying intervention Whenever a bloody, spectacular mass casualty event splatters its gore across headlines and video screens, we Muslims are not the only ones who wonder whether it will be blamed on Islam. The media has programmed everyone, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, to look for a Muslim connection to such events. Non-Muslims

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Constructing Muslim Enemy: RSS/BJP Campaign for 2019 Elections

  0 comments   |     by Shamsul Islam

The next Indian parliamentary elections slated for the first half of 2019 (though some political commentators believe that this election may not take place if Modi finds t

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Saving Hinduism from Hindutva A Pakistani friend of mine, who has always had a soft

  0 comments   |     by Aijaz Zaka Syed

Hindutva fascism has emerged as a clear and present danger to Hinduism and Indian democracy. It is time

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