• Burma: Satellite Images Show Massive Fire Destruction0

    700 Buildings Destroyed in Single Muslim Village in Rakhine State New satellite imagery obtained by Human Rights Watch shows the complete destruction of the village of Chein Khar Li Satellite imagery © DigitalGlobe 2017 (New York) – New satellite imagery shows several hundred buildings burned in Burma’s Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. Imagery

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  • BANGLADESH: Unbridled state power and a collapsed justice framework behind enforced disappearances0

    36th Session – September 2017, ALRC AT THE UN, Bangladesh, Commission on Human Rights, Written Submissions August 28, 2017August 28, 2017 Admin A Written Submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to update the United Nations Human Rights Council about the situation

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  • International Day Against Nuclear Tests And Glimpse Of Non-Proliferation0

    By Maimuna Ashraf Dr. Kenneth T Bainbridge was the physicist who directed the first atomic bomb test, and Trinity was the code name given to the world’s first nuclear explosion by Dr. J Robert Oppenheimer, known as the ‘father of atomic bomb’ for leading the World War II Manhattan Project that produced the first atomic

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  • Doklam: Who won?0

    North Korea’s latest missile outrage has stolen the global headlines from a potentially even more significant turn of events in world security. That is the seemingly sudden resolution of the border confrontation between Chinese and Indian troops in an area known as Doklam in disputed Himalayan territory. The Indian government has been careful to let

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  • Rohyinga Villages Burning Again0

    by M Adil Khan — August 31, 2017 Authorities in Myanmar say close to 100 people have been killed since Friday when armed men, reportedly from the ArakanRohynga Salvation Army (ARSA), launched a pre-dawn raid on police outposts in the conflict region and this has been the main cause of the latest violence in Arakan.

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  • Afghanistan Again: What’s Different This Time0

    Author:  Richard Kraemer Afghanistan Again: What’s Different This Time On August 21, President Donald Trump outlined his strategy for U.S. engagement in Afghanistan. While fully admitting his reluctance to increase current levels of support for the Afghan government and army, the president identified America’s core interests there. The “honorable and enduring outcome” that he mentioned

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  • KASHMIR – ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES0

    By Abdul Majid Zargar The international community commemorates 30th day of August as the International Day of the Disappeared. Kashmir, which has witnessed thousands of enforced disappearances is commemorating this day with a renewed appeal to international community to force India to divulge information about the enforced disappearances. In international human rights law, an enforced

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