Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis

viewimage

Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on the authorities to respect dissenting voices and seek a peaceful solution with demonstrators.  “The rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly are essential elements in the promotion…

Continue reading

A peace border – Jatin Desai

The Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan displayed the mix of excitement and momentousness this August 14-15 midnight that it usually does as the two countries celebrate their independence days. This midnight occasion has become its own ritual, poignant and significant in its meaning, for nearly two decades now. In…

Continue reading