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  • NE India forum debates over electrocution deaths0

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    • September 12, 2017

    By Nava Thakuria Guwahati: Understanding the gravity of the situation where India loses nearly 10,000 people to electrocution deaths annually, a civil society group based in Northeast has raised voices for a total rearrangement of the power supply system in the country. Endorsed by Gandhian Natwar Thakkar, civil liberties campaigner Dr. Gopal Krishna, senior advocate

  • Finding Hope for the Rohingya in Unexpected Places0

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    • September 12, 2017

    By Shah Alam Khan on 11/09/2017 Maybe there is a solution out there – and if not a solution, at least some hope for the Rohingya. Rohingya refugees wait to enter the Kutupalang makeshift refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 30, 2017. Credit: Reuters/Mohammad Ponir Hossain We all know what is happening in Myanmar. Rohingya

  • Rohingya crisis: UN sees ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar0

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    • September 11, 2017

    11 September 2017 From the section Asia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41224108 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related Topics Asia migrant crisis Media playback is unsupported on your device Jump media player Media player help Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to

  • Rohingya Muslim crisis: 400,000 sign petition to strip Aung Sang Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize0

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    • September 11, 2017

    ‘The de facto ruler has done nothing to stop this crime against humanity,’ says campaigner Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Monday 11 September 2017 02:55 BST The Independent Online The leader of Burma’s National League for a Democracy was given the prestigious award in 1991 for campaigning to make her country democratic Nicolas Asfouri-Pool/Getty Images More than 400,000

  • ‘Very sad’ Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya0

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    • September 11, 2017

    Myanmar’s population is overwhelmingly Buddhist and there is widespread hatred for the Rohingya PUBLISHED : Monday, 11 September, 2017 The top Buddhist leader is the latest Nobel peace laureate to speak out against the violence. Photo: Reuters Shot and hacked to death: Rohingyas recall horrors of Myanmar massacre 10 Sep 2017 The Dalai Lama has

  • In Life, and in Death, Gauri Lankesh and Sabeen Mahmud Battled Powers Fearful of Change0

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    • September 11, 2017

    By Beena Sarwar on 10/09/2017 At the heart of the work of both the Kannada journalist and the Pakistani human rights activist was a desire to eradicate class and caste divides. Gauri Lankesh and Sabeen Mahmud. Credit: Twitter/Facebook Hearing about Gauri Lankesh’s murder in Bengaluru, two words sprang to mind. Sabeen Mahmud. The young rights activist

  • Rohingya Genocide and Clash of Civilizations0

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    • September 11, 2017

    During past few days, the most potent images and videos depicting rivers of blood beheaded children, and dead bodies lying on streets and burning people alive have bought a new debate onto the issue of Rohingya Muslims. This is a continuous progrom of genocide against the Rohingyas. Myanmar otherwise known as Burma was one among

  • Maldives: Nasheed again shoots at combined opposition’s feet?0

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    • September 11, 2017

    N Sathiya Moorthy, 5 September 2017 By repeatedly reiterating that his recent India visit for a seminar organised by a think-tank funded by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) was a ‘signal’ about New Delhi’s current thinking on affairs of his native Indian Ocean archipelago-nation, former president and opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) may have shot

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