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22.12.2016

Desecrating Expression in Asia

Desecrating Expression in Asia

The rights to freedom of expression and religion are both essential components of a vibrant and pluralistic democracy. There are long-held laws that guarantee these freedoms in Asia. However, the way they are interpreted and used, is causing life-threatening situations in many countries. Recent years have seen increasing intolerance and… »

11.01.2016

Bangladesh: Awami League’s Blame-game on minority repression

Bangladesh: Awami League’s Blame-game on minority repression

Published on 30 Jan 2015 on Bangladesh News Today, in Bangladesh, the minorities are the victims of government-inflicted atrocities. Spurred on by the Awami League’s heinous political agenda and aided by the government’s state organs, the minorities are being victimised through acts of brutality. Their homes, Temples, Churches… »

16.12.2015

Burma’s [Myanmar’s] women and minorities then (colonial days) and now

Burma’s [Myanmar’s] women and minorities then (colonial days) and now

 War On Women And Minorities In Colonial And Post-Colonial Burma – Analysis Colonial Era Rudyard Kipling remarked in From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches, “This is Burma and it will be quite unlike any other land you will know about.” [1] The country indeed has a… »

10.01.2014

Bangladesh: communal politics and minority persecution

Bangladesh: communal politics and minority persecution

Again, Bangladesh’s Hindu community is under extreme attack. Following the recent general election, hundreds of Hindus including women and children in Jessore, Gaibandha, Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, Rangpur, Bogra, Lalmonirhat, Rajshahi, and Chittagong district had to flee their homes. To save their lives, some of them had to flee by… »

17.02.2013

Please stop, stop now, Mister Piñera the destruction of Mapuche people

Please stop, stop now, Mister Piñera the destruction of Mapuche people

Open letter sent to the President of Chile: “New York, 14th.February  2013 Mr. Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile: We are individuals of different nationalities, cultures, and races. We are religious and nonreligious people,… »

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