Bilkis Banu Case: The Prolonged Trail & Half Justice

GODHRA INCIDENT The morning of 22 February, 2002 the Sabarmati express train, enroute from Ayodhya to Ahmedabad was attacked and burnt near Godhra railway station killing 59 Kar Sevaks. This resulted in an outbreak of the...

Over 28 Rohingya Muslims Massacred by Military in Myanmar, Villages Burned Down

Over 28 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Military in Myanmar and several villages have been burned down in the Muslim majority Western Rakhine state of Myanmar. The Myanmar Military claims that, they were attacked...

Deconstructing Yogi’s Beef politics

The crackdown on illegal abattoirs was one of the first decisions taken by Yogi Adityanath soon after taking over as Chief Minister of the most populous and politically crucial state of the country following...

Praying for Freedom: Why Is Israel Silencing the Call for Prayer in Jerusalem?

As I was growing up, I was always reassured by the sound of the ‘Muadhin’ making the call for prayer in our refugee camp’s main mosque in Gaza. Whenever I heard the call very...

Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar #Rohingya

Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar Giuseppe Forino, University of Newcastle; Jason von Meding, University of Newcastle, and Thomas Johnson, University of Newcastle Recent weeks have seen an escalation...

27 Shia Worshippers Killed in a Deadly Suicide Attack at a Mosque in Kabul

27 Shia worshippers have been killed in a deadly suicide attack at Baqir-ul-uloom mosque in the Afghan Capital Kabul.  The worshippers had gathered to end the 40 day mourning period in commemoration of brutal...

Alarming Rise of Child Molestation Cases by Arabic Teachers in India

There is an alarming rise of child molestation cases by Arabic teachers in India. From Delhi to Hyderabad, almost all major cities in India are witnessing child molestation by Arabic tutors and yet the...

The Murder of Mohsin: No Justice, No Compensation #JusticeForMohsin

On the night of June 2nd 2014, 24 year old Mohsin was beaten to death by a mob of around 40 people in Hadapsar, Pune. “Mohsin did not die because of any stone pelting; rather,...

Deadly blasts at Sufi Shrine at Pakistan, 45 Dead, 100+ Injured

Islamic State has conducted deadly blasts at Sufi Shrine of Shah Noorani in Khuzdar district, some 760 km south of provincial capital Quetta, Pakistan. Locals were participating in the Sufi dance ritual called "dhamaal" when...

As Rohingyas flee Myanmar, India needs to drop religious criteria in its refugee law...

As Rohingyas flee Myanmar, India needs to drop religious criteria in its refugee law Nafees Ahmad, South Asian University More than 90,000 Rohingyas, victims of a new surge of violence in Myanmar, are fleeing the...

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