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  • In Kashmir, Cartoons Reflect Skepticism About New Envoy From Delhi0

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    • November 16, 2017

    By Majid Maqbool on 15/11/2017 Cartoonists have illustrated the perception that Dineshwar Sharma’s mission is futile, especially after earlier interlocutors’ reports have been ignored or rejected by the Centre. Dineshwar Sharma. Credit: PTI Srinagar: The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma as New Delhi’s ‘special representative’ to initiate fresh talks in Jammu and Kashmir has been viewed with skepticism – but

  • Aung San Suu Kyi complicit in Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar, MPs told0

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    • November 16, 2017

    Rights groups urge UK government and international community to consider Nobel laureate ‘part of the problem’ over atrocities in Rakhine state Aung San Suu Kyi: rights groups say the ‘myth’ of a political coup is being used as an excuse to do nothing. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Reuters Karen McVeigh Wednesday 15 November 2017  Aung San Suu

  • Myanmar and Buddhist extremism0

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    • November 16, 2017

    Paul Fuller, Cardiff University There is a desperate humanitarian crisis underway in Myanmar, centring around the Rohingya Muslims. There is what has been described as a “textbook case of ethnic cleansing” against the approximately one million Rohingya who live in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine. As well as retaliations from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation

  • LET NO ONE THINK THAT U S GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT TIBETAN CAUSE0

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    • November 15, 2017

    When China brutally attacked Tibet, drove out the protesting Tibetans and forcefully occupied the country a few decades back, many Tibetans expected that the USA would intervene and liberate Tibet sooner or later. The Tibetans had such expectations since the USA has been claiming that it stands for freedom and liberty and would support the

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  • STERILISATION OF UNWELCOME REFUGEES NOT UNETHICAL0

    It is reported that there are over 4 million refugees who live in refugee camps around the world. Most of them live on the government’s ration, do not do any productive work and multiply in number in quick time. Several governments in the world are in a dilemma as to whether they should give free

  • State war crimes: UN urges Sri Lanka to start investigation quickly!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal 26.10.2017 Time is fast running out for Srilankan regime to prove to the world that its military-police apparatus had not committed war crimes against the minority Tamil community a part of its military campaign to weaken Tamil movement for equity. The Sirisena government had – directly and through the USA- approached

  • The Saga of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan0

    by Rameez Raja The state of Pakistan was formed to protect the economic and religious rights of minorities. However, Pakistan eventually hit the worst record of human rights violations particularly against the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) that has been forcibly declared as non-Muslims by the Pakistan Assembly in 1974. Despite Pakistan crushing the rights of

  • The Lahuré: The Origins, Inaccuracies and Impact of the British Gurkha Construction0

    by Hadi Ahmadzadeh Introduction At the beginning of the 19th century the East India Company was establishing its stranglehold on the South Asian subcontinent. They were not the only imperial force in the region however, as Bhimsen Thapa, Prime Minister of the newly founded Gorkha kingdom of Nepal, turned his expansionist gaze to the south

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