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  • Talking Ethnic Reconciliation With Tongues Still Tied To The Past0

    Talking Ethnic Reconciliation With Tongues Still Tied To The Past Sathiya Moorthy,The Sunday Leader, Colombo, 12 March 2017 The problem is that the West does not have the courage to accept that were wrong on and in Sri Lanka If anything, now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of Sri

  • UN Peacekeeping and Bangladesh0

    UN Peacekeeping and Bangladesh Krishna Kumar Saha Abstract UN Peacekeeping has never been so diversified before as it is right now. The nature and context of Peacekeeping missions of UN have changed several times. Also, it is no more of light footprint and truce supervision as it was before. Now it has become increasingly complex,

  • India’s outlook on Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty0

    India’s outlook on Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty A study on Parliamentary Debates Trombay – Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Photo source: Wikipedia Susangit Kujur On November 29, 2009, India became one of the recognized nuclear power, after it joined the NonProliferation Treaty India’s new stand to be a nuclear weapon state within the NPT, has triggered a

  • WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONFLICTS AND CRISES

    WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONFLICTS AND CRISES0

    WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONFLICTS AND CRISES By Adil Hamid lone LLM scholar at school of law Pondicherry University Sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and post-conflict settings INTRODUCTION In armed conflict or political strife, violence against women takes severe forms. During the past decade, much international attention has been paid to the link between

  • India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital?

    India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital?0

    India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital? –Dr. Abdul Ruff _________ With the announcement made by the Election Commission of the date for the bypoll in RK constituency in Tamil Nadu political parties wake  up to the call to plan  for the poll. Tamil Nadu politics takes

  • Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka

    Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka0

    Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka Niro Kandasamy, University of Melbourne In his recent visit to Australia, the prime minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, urged Sri Lankan asylum seekers to “come back, all is forgiven”. He went on to say: They can come back to Sri Lanka and we

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  • Sri Lanka’s Muslims bloodied by Buddhism

    By Ana Pararajasingham June 20, 2019 Sri Lanka has become more fragile, fractured and polarized following the Easter Sunday bomb attacks as the country’s Muslims are harassed and subjected to violence by mobs of Sinhala Buddhists who form the majority of the island’s population. Although those targeted by jihadist violence on Easter Sunday were the

  • Bangladesh And Revenge Politics: To What End?

    “Revenge, the sweetest morsel to mouth that ever was cooked in hell.” ~Sir Walter Scott from The Heart Of Mid-Lothian Revenge politics has long been the bedrock of Sheikh Hasina’s personal and political motto and raison d’etre. The people of Bangladesh are well aware of this unwelcome fact, which has, very regrettably, become mundane in

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