Source: South Asia Citizens Wire

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Strife Torn Kashmir: Longings for Peace

The Green of the valley has been regularly witnessed the blood of militants, Kashmiris, personnel from armed forces and now even those of tourists. - General...   [ continue reading...]

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Concerned Citizens Call For Bangladesh To Respond in Support of ICC Prosecutor's Submission on Rohingya Deportations

statement endorsed by 41 Bangladeshis concerned about the request from the Pre Trial Chamber 1 of the International Criminal Court requesting observations from...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Everyday Misogynist Consensus

A video report on The Quint - Women's Rights / Misogyny, India, Audio / Video, sexual assault, Sexuality, Patriarchy   [ continue reading...]

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Secularism and the State: Categorising the Nehru Model

In most circles where opinion-making on behalf of minorities takes place, one of the reasons for appreciation of Jawaharlal Nehru's approach towards the minorit...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Death threats to journalists from an army of right-wing trolls with links to the ruling BJP or from Hindutva related groups

NDTV's Ravish Kumar gets death threats. His family threatened with violence. At a time when the debate around intolerance and the threat to free speech is peaki...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Killing & violence on Anti-Sterilite Protestors - Statements by NAPM and other concerned citizens + news report

After nearly hundreds days of protest demanding closure of Vedanta Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu, protesters turned violent, clashing with t...   [ continue reading...]

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Regional Powerhouses and Centralized Federalism in India

The process of nationalist self-imagining in India is likely to remain in a nebulous state so long as the destiny of regional politicians is etched by the calli...   [ continue reading...]

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Dreams of a Muslim Cosmopolis | Keerthik Sasidharan

This was an essay written after reading Venkat Dhulipala's fascinating book ('Creating a New Medina', Cambridge University Press) on how Pakistan came to be. Af...   [ continue reading...]

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US Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Case Challenging World Bank Group Immunity

Indian fishing communities and farmers first filed their lawsuit in 2015, challenging the International Finance Corporation, the private lending arm of the Worl...   [ continue reading...]

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14 early signs of Fascism, which hangs in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Powerful and continuing nationalism Disdain for human rights Identification of enemies as a unifying cause Supremacy of the military Rampant sexism Control...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Criticizing political leaders on social media lands you in jail - a report by Human Rights Watch

On April 9, 2018, Bangladesh listed its new Digital Security Bill in parliament, which was then sent to a parliamentary standing committee for review. The propo...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Citizens Memorandum to Gurugram Administration Regarding Disruption of Namaaz Prayers

Some of us were witness to the way the namaaz was disrupted and people offering prayers terrorised by a small group of young men throwing the filthiest abuses a...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Health impacts of monazite mining - Citizens' Enquiry Into Kidney Deaths in Ganjam, Odisha

A Citizens' Enquiry Report into the Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease around IREL Monazite Plant in Ganjam District, Odisha - Environment, Health and Social...   [ continue reading...]

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India: Bill Gates's claim that it raises no privacy concerns is misleading

The unaccountable nature of the UIDAI, an authority of immense powers, reinforces and magnifies all the privacy concerns .. Bill Gates's claim that Adhaar raise...   [ continue reading...]

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Pakistan: Land Of Toxic Learning

A girl from Pakistan has offered the best diagnostic of the ailing state and her work, Pakistan under Siege: Extremism, Society, and the State (Brookings), take...   [ continue reading...]

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Pakistan: ‘When doves cry'

Postcolonial scholars and right-wing conservatives oppose enlightenment rights, human rights laws, or modernity for Pakistan and offer religious laws and cultur...   [ continue reading...]

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Ashok Mitra (1928-2018) - selected tributes

A select collection of tributes to Dr Ashok Mitra who passed away in Calcutta on 1st of may 2018 - Tributes and Remembrances   [ continue reading...]

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Images of postage stamps on Marx and Darwin issued by Govt of India in 1983

In 1983 India's Department of Post issued postal stamps on Marx and Darwin this may not be possible in current times - Resources / Links   [ continue reading...]

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Remembering and Celebrating the life of Dr. Ashok Mitra - Statement from PIPFPD (India Chapter)

Dr. Ashok Mitra (1928-2018) is no more. Economist, politician, political & literary author, analyst, columnist, Dr. Mitra, was known to the world in many di...   [ continue reading...]

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Marx and Sociology in India

Marxism has also been significant in the Indian academy, but its influence is greater in history, economics, and political science than in sociology. Within soc...   [ continue reading...]

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