Hummam Quader Chowdhury and Mir Ahmed Bin Quasem. Credit: Facebook Netra News Jul 9 2020 On July 5th, the UK government published the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 which allows it to both prohibit entry into the UK and freeze the assets of those they consider responsible for serious violations of human rights.
A blast in a house in Iyakachchi in North Lanka in which an ex-LTTE cadre died, is the immediate provocation for the proposed ban by Editor Newsin Asia July 9, 2020 By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, July 8: Sri Lanka is likely to re-list some foreign organizations and individuals as “terrorist” under UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution
The Economist They have used covid-19 to justify a crackdown that was already under way Asia Jun 13th 2020 edition SINGAPORE It is over a month now since the screen went dark. At 7.52pm on May 5th abs–cbn, the biggest broadcaster in the Philippines, ceased transmission. In theory, its licence simply expired—nothing to do with a years-long feud
ByRalph Jennings July 08, 2020 FILE – A Chinese SU-27 fighter flies over the East China Sea, in this handout photo taken May 24, 2014 and released by the Defense Ministry of Japan TAIPEI, TAIWAN – China has agreed to restart talks with worried Southeast Asian countries on a maritime code of conduct to restore
Indian leader seems incapable of differentiating his domestic popularity and strategic decision-making by Bhim Bhurtel July 8, 2020 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to troops during his visit to Nimu in the territory of Ladakh. Photo: AFP / Indian Press Information Bureau The Indian press reported that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) fell
Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Indian diplomat to register protest over recent firing along de facto border Nayadiganta English Desk 07 July 2020 A view of Kartarpur Corridor, a border corridor between India and Pakistan ( Muhammed Semih Uğurlu – Anadolu Agency ) – ( Muhammed Semih Uğurlu – Anadolu Agency ) Pakistan on Monday summoned
The focus of anti-Naxal operations continues to be the worst Maoist violence-hit states of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. PTI file photo by Manisha Sarade 9 July 2020 In November 2019, Home Minister Amit Shah claimed, “We have buried Naxalism 20-feet under the earth”. A decrease in violent incidents and a considerable drop in LWE-related deaths were
by Namia Akhtar 9 July 2020 Much has been said about NGOs ’ role in state-building capacity. However, there are little reflections or little research examining the management structure within NGOs. Drawing on my experience of working in the development sector in Bangladesh, I have seen projects miserably fail due to ineffective management. In
People watch Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the nation amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus inside a showroom in Ahmedabad, India on March 19, 2020 [Reuters/Amit Dave] by Shruti Chaudhary 9 July 2020 The enigma that India’s media has discovered itself in during the COVID-19 outbreak has been nothing unusual. For much
by Yashasvi Jain and Sankalp Udgata 8 July 2020 The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal happens to be birth-place of Buddhism that eschews the vices of power and espionage. Yet ironically, the government in Nepal has tabled the Special Service Bill (“Bill”) that has the potential to compromise the privacy of its citizens.
by Mohammad Kepayet Ullah 8 July 2020 Do you think, now rulers are using the pandemic for its favor? How pandemic is appearing in front of the people? In what ways is pandemic being sold? The government using this Covid-19 for its sustainable advertisement. When Coronavirus is deadly to the average people, at
The ‘structural imbalance’ in South Asia is a contribution of geography and political history — but also has a deeper context and meaning. by N Sathiya Moorthy 7 July 2020 News reports that Sri Lanka’s ‘pleas for debt-freeze hangs fire’ in New Delhi months afterwards should be a cause for strategic concern for India, over the short,
by Prof M A Sofi 7 July 2020 The theme that I broach in this write-up revolves around my strong and long-held belief and shared across the board in Kashmir that ‘without recourse to the long regime of games played by various governments at the Centre through these past seventy years, Kashmir would have been
by Ugyen Gyalpo 6 July 2020 This 6th of July will mark the 85th birth anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. At a young age back in 1959, when the Chinese armies crushed the Tibetan uprising, the young Dalai Lama along with fleeing his homeland also had to shoulder the mantle