Lenin Raghuvanshi’s book on Dalits in Independent India released

It has been 64 years since India — the largest democracy in the world — attained independence. Yet, justice for all is still a far cry in the country where the caste system… Continue reading

India should ratify the Ban Amendment to ban hazardous waste trade

Statement of Toxics Watch Alliance India should ratify the Ban Amendment to ban hazardous waste trade 10th Meeting of UN’s Basel Convention to Commence on October 17 CAG Should Audit Kamal Nath and… Continue reading

Following an expansionist policy

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His other posts can be seen here. He can be reached at… Continue reading

Amnesty International: Chhattisgarh Govt. should drop charges against Soni and Lingaram

India: Chhattisgarh should drop charges against Prisoners of Conscience Soni Sodi and Lingaram Kodopi and unconditionally release them AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: ASA 20/047/2011 11 October 2011 Amnesty International urges authorities in… Continue reading

Afghanistan, a decade later

Jennifer Glasse is Al Jazeera’s Afghanistan Correspondent. Tahmina’s enduring memory of living under the Taliban was crying all night just before Eid, one of the biggest celebrations in the Muslim calendar, because she… Continue reading

UAE Activists Face Trials for an Online Petition

Bargad Exclusive Mona Kareem (23) had collections of her poetry published when she was just 14 and 16. Some of her poems have been translated into six languages. She has a B.A. from… Continue reading

यमन की तवक्कुल कारमान

यह कहना कि तीन औरतों- लीमा बोवी, एलेन जॉन्सन सरलीफ और तवक्कुल कारमान –  को नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार मिला है, अधूरा सच है. पूरा सच यह है कि तीन माताओं को यह पुरस्कार… Continue reading

Tawakul Karman of Yemen

Telecast on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 The recent uprisings across the Arab world have much in common: hatred of dictators, corruption and inequality, and young activists yearning for human rights and democracy. Look… Continue reading

An Open Letter to Wall Street

William Rivers Pitt is a Truthout editor and columnist.  He is also a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of three books: “War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn’t Want You to Know,”… Continue reading

Villagers in Punjab Unanimously Reject Power Plant Based on Waste Burning

Villagers in Punjab Unanimously Reject Power Plant Based on Waste Burning Former MLA Opposes Dioxins and Mercury Emitting Factory in Jamsher Village, Punjab Jamsher Village, Jalandhar, 30/9/2011 At a public hearing for obtaining… Continue reading

Gandhi on Palestine

Mahatma Gandhi Published in the Harijan, 26-11-1938. Several letters have been received by me, asking me to declare my views about the Arab-Jew question in Palestine and the persecution of the Jews in… Continue reading

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