• Party vs Faith: China drafts restrictions for all religions0

    By James M. Dorsey        12 September 2018 China intends to extend aspects of its crackdown on Islam in the north-western province of Xinjiang to all religions as is evident from the publication of proposed restrictive guidelines for online religious activity. The guidelines, according to Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times, would ban

  • Sri Lanka: Sirisenas and Wickremesinghes now need Rajapaksas even more0

      Sathiya Moorthy      11 September 2018 Courts may have barred the Police from banning the SLPP (JO) anti-Government rally on Wednesday, 5 September, but there is still no denying the politics of the protest. The GNU leaders are not wide off the mark when they indicated that the rally might not have happened, had

  • LGBTQ in India: The Sweet Smell Of Freedom, Pride, and Love0

    After every rain comes the rainbow- a multicolored circular arc is drawn. It’s caused by reflection, refraction, and dispersion of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. There’s an element of surprise with its every appearance. And associating with the colors of the rainbow are the LGBTQ groups

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  • Bangladesh: Will this country become Pakistan or Kashmir?

      1. A political group is spreading the perception that the country will again become Pakistan if Awami League loses control of Bangladesh. They even suggested a label “Banglastan” for this supposed nation which transforms into an improvised Pakistan in the East. But symptomatically it appears to become another Kashmir, or in a classical sense

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