Banishing refugees to a flood-prone island will not solve Bangladesh’s Rohingya refugee crisis

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History and Nature of Ayodhya Dispute

In a surprise development, the Supreme Court of India on 21st March 2017 urged the rival parties in the Ram Janamabhoomi – Babri Masjid (RJBM) case to negotiate and resolve the dispute in a...

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya issue’ is a regional refugee crisis – ASEAN must intervene

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Bangladesh’s new child marriage law swings in the wrong direction

Bangladesh's new child marriage law swings in the wrong direction M Niaz Asadullah, University of Malaya and Zaki Wahhaj, University of Kent Bangladesh is a global poster child when it comes to improving women’s status in...

Indonesia: 2 Buddhists, 4 Muslims Caned in Aceh for Violating Sharia Law

Under a scorching sun on Friday, two ethnic Chinese men became the first Buddhists in Indonesia’s Aceh province to be whipped for violating its strict Islamic code. The two men, identified only by their initials,...

Samsung’s Bribery costed Presidency for Park Geun-hye

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NYPD arrested Women’s March Organizers During ‘A Day Without A Woman’ Rally

When the whole world is celebrating the international women's day, the organisers of women's march have declared a general strike against President Trump and the social injustices that helped him rise to power and...

30 killed and over 50 injured in Kabul, Islamic State has claimed Responsibility

KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 30 people, including doctors and patients, were killed and 50 more wounded after gunmen dressed as doctor stormed a military hospital in Kabul on Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD)...

Syed Shahabuddin: The Man Who Changed the Culture of Post-Independence Indian Muslim Politics

Like millions of other Indian Muslims who knew, admired and loved Shahabuddin Saheb, I am deeply saddened at his death. His death is a great Milli loss especially at a time when the Muslim...

Hit by pellets while recovering from bullet injuries: How Ashraf Wani’s life was crippled...

In July 2016, the encounter of Burhan Wani saw Kashmir valley erupt in protests. Over the next few months, security forces shot dead over 100 civilians and left over a thousand injured during protests...

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