Kolkata: Rohingya Human Rights Initiative founder calls for Centre to pressurise Myanmar to take back refugees

The founder of the Delhi-based organisation, the Rohingya Human Rights Initiative, visited Kolkata where he met several representatives from various human rights organizations. He added that the Myanmar government should take back the Rohingyas who have fled the nation after the country’s military allegedly organised an attack in what many…

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Defending journalists

THE international conference on ensuring security for journalists and ending impunity held recently in Islamabad was well worth the effort as it focused not only on the hazards the media community faces in Pakistan, and other countries plagued by internal strife, but also on ways of overcoming them. The conference…

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Reclaiming Pakistan and Islam

At the time of the writing of this article, the police in Islamabad have already begun its operation against Faizabad protesters. There are reports of sporadic protests from all over the country but the government has taken the extraordinary step of taking off all news channels off line. Furthermore Facebook…

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