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  • No, Bangladesh, The Truth is Not a ‘Smear Campaign’0

    Instead of Investigating, Authorities Reject Report of Enforced Disappearances Meenakshi Ganguly South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch   Expand Relatives hold portraits of disappeared family members at an event calling for the end of enforced disappearances, killings, and abductions, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 30, 2014. © 2014 Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/ ZUMA Wire/Alamy Just hours after

  • G 20 SUMMIT A PHOTO OPPORTUNITY!0

      One more G 20 summit has ended,  now in Germany, without paving way for any tangible improvement in the ground situation in the world for the better. Why protests? This G 20 summit has been marked by protests against the G 20 leadership when over 160 police officers were injured, dozens of activists hospitalized

  • Pakistan’s Proxy Strategy Principal Cause of Mistrust for U.S.0

    July 6, 2017 | Daniel Markey Despite Pakistani claims to have taken action against all terrorist groups on its soil, U.S. government officials have continued to signal that neither anti-Afghan Taliban groups like the Haqqani Network or anti-Indian groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) have been specifically targeted in any of the Pakistani military’s security operations. To

  • Agenda of G20 Summit 2017!0

    -Dr. Abdul Ruff  7/7/2017 Amid clashes between police and protesters, the top advanced nations are known as Group of 20, or simply ‘G-20′ summit is getting underway on 7-8 July in the German port city of Hamburg with terrorism, global trade and climate change among the major issues on the agenda. From Paris Climate Accord

  • India’s Fake News Industry & Mob Lynchings0

    In India a massive fake news industry has sprung up exercising influence over traditional discourse of politics and has a potential in becoming a security challenge like the Arab Spring if not kept in check. As the debate over mob lynching in India is raging it should be understood that such incidents would not have

  • Partition Of India In An International Perspective0

    Anita Inder Singh July 7, 2017 The partition of British India in 1947 was one of the most cataclysmic events in world history, and the debate on it is endless. It was one of several partitions that were carried out in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East since the 18th century. Like most of

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  • Counting to Segregate: Behind Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC)

    On 31 August, India released the final iteration of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of “genuine Indian citizens” that is being updated on order of the Supreme Court. The final version, which comes after two preliminary drafts published in 2017 and 2018, identified close to 1.9 million as “illegal immigrants”. The second

  • The Kashmiri narrative

    Columbia Journalism Review by Rozina Ali August 28, 2019 In mid-February, a young man named Adil Ahmed Dar killed 44 Indian paramilitary officers in a suicide bombing in Kashmir’s Pulwama district. It was the deadliest attack against Indian soldiers in three decades. Dar was from a local village, but the militant group that claimed responsibility

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