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  • Five Myths and Misconceptions About the UN Report on Kashmir0

    The heated objections and protests to a report on human rights in Kashmir simply do not hold up to scrutiny. Parents comfort their son whom they say was injured by pellets shot by security forces in Srinagar following weeks of violence in Kashmir, August 18, 2016. Credit: Reuters/Files Aman 26/Jun/2018 The recent report on the situation

  • Disturbed Areas Act in Gujarat: A Tool to Discriminate Against Muslims0

    The motive of passing the Act was the prevention of distress sales, including inter-community social distress sales. However, for three decades, it has been used to drive Muslim residents away from areas that have a mixed population. In April this year, there were reportedly complaints from a local outfit called Nagrik Sewa Samiti in Paldi,

  • Ahmadis: slaughter and silence in Pakistan0

    Staying silent on Ahmadi slaughter cannot guarantee protection of Christians or any other minority in the Islamic republic Pakistani civil rights activists protest the killings of Ahmadis outside a mosque in Lahore in May 2010. More than 80 people died when militants burst into prayer halls firing guns, throwing grenades and taking hostages. (Photo by Arif Ali/AFP) Kamran Chaudhry,

  • Assam 5th ‘most corrupt’ State in India!0

    Jun 26, 2018 Guwahati Staff Curator Latest News: Government is committed to free Assam of all ‘illegal foreigners’: Sonowal Assam CM Sonowal lays foundation stone of Rs. 43.87 crore railway over bridge at Barpeta Road According to the 2018 report of the World Bank, while India has climbed up 30 places to make it to the

  • Bangladesh PM Issues Orders to Improve Working Conditions for Bus Drivers0

    By Kamran Reza Chowdhury on Jun 26, 2018 03:17 pm Bangladesh’s leader says public transportation drivers should not be driving more than five consecutive hours on the country’s highways, as a way to reduce traffic fatalities after road accidents killed more than 6,000 people nationwide in the past two years. This is just one measure

  • A new world is dawning, and the US will no longer lead it0

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, at the contentious G7 Leaders Summit in Canada in June. AP/Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government Gordon Adams, American University School of International Service From pulling out of treaties to denigrating allies to starting trade wars, the impulsive actions of President Donald Trump are upending the

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