Strange Ways of Our MPs

By Zubeida Mustafa A REPORT recently released by Fafen (Free and Fair Election Network), an umbrella organisation of 30 civil society groups working to foster democratic accountability in Pakistan, should provide us some food for thought on the workings of our democracy. Since Dec 2008, Fafen has been monitoring the…

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South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) express concern over the escalating attacks on civilians in Pakistan

The members of South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) express horror at the escalating attacks on civilians in Pakistan which has resulted in the death of about 300 people since mid-October 2009. Two weeks ago, the army launched its offensive in South Waziristan, the tribal territory separating Pakistan and Afghanistan…

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Murder of Ramchanphy Hongray

To protest the murder of 19 year old Ramphanchy Hongray by an IIT student from Patna, the Naga Students’ Union, Delhi and the North East diaspora held a demonstration in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar and marched up to Parliament street today and demanded that the Government hear the plight of the…

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