TERRORISM

Do Not Forget The Anti-Sikh Pogrom of 1984! Peoples Union for Democratic Rights

  0 comments   |     by Cijo Joy and Anushka Singh

31 October 2017 – thirty three years have passed since the anti-Sikh pogrom carried out in Delhi between 31st October and 4

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Insurgencies in Manipur: politics & ideology

  0 comments   |     by M. S. Prabhakara

Among all the North Eastern states of India, Manipur is the worst affected in terms of militancy and insurgency. Today, there are at least 12 insurgent outfits active in the state and even today the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, imposed by the Government of India remains in force in the state. The reign of terror has continued in other forms like attackin

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America’s Deceitful Secret Support of Al Qaeda

  59 comments   |     by Eric ZUESSE

In a recent article, I documented that “US Again Supports Al Qaeda in Syria”. In a prior arti

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Pakistan doesn’t consider Trump tweets official US policy: Abbasi

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Pakistan doesn’t consider Trump tweets official US policy: Abbasi Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says US President Donald Trump’s tweet rebuking Pakistan over alleged terror safe havens doesn't constitute the official policy of the United States.

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Jerusalem – The Straw that Breaks the Empire’s Back?

  0 comments   |     by Peter Koenig

When President Trump on 6 December 2017 declared unilaterally Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to where the US Embassy shall relocate, he violated UN Resolutions, international law, common sense and went against all diplomatic efforts to eventually bring peace to the region, not to speak about 130 countries that have already voiced opposition to such a decision. And this, before the Peace

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Rage over mythical beauty Padmavati shows ugly side to a new India

  0 comments   |     by Vir Sanghvi

Several groups condemn the mythical tale as a distortion of history with some going so far as issuing death threats against the director – despite never having seen the movie Something strange and bewildering is happening in India and nobody is sure where it will lead. Over the past two weeks, the media landscape has been dominated by the campaign against Padmavati

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Bangladesh 2016/2017 - Amnesty International Report

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Amnesty International Report: Armed groups claiming to act in the name of Islam killed dozens of people in targeted attacks, including foreign nationals, secular activists and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. The government’s response was marked by human rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, unlawful killi

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Afghanistan: 16 years, thousands dead and no clear end in sight

  0 comments   |     by Ben Westcott

Afghanistan: 16 years, thousands dead and no clear end in sight By Ben Westcott, CNN      

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Here’s why the US spreads falsehoods about Iran

  0 comments   |     by Eric Zuesse

Here’s why the US spreads falsehoods about Iran Iran is not sponsoring terrorism, but the US has vested interests in perpetuating lies on the matter. by Eric Zuesse November 27, 2017, 15:49 While I happened to be researching another subject, a central question in the investigation came to be how

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How the Rohingya Crisis Is Changing Bangladesh

  0 comments   |     by B TOM FELIX JOEHNK

BANGKOK — Close to one million Rohingya from Myanmar are said to be living in Bangladesh at the moment, nearly half of them having fled since late August. The exodus is one of the world’s worst refugee crises in decades, and so far Bangladesh, already a very poor country, has borne much of the burden. The sudden influx of so many refugees has created a major humanitarian emergency a

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