Pak polls and minorities woes

Meena Menon In a National Assembly constituency in Tharparkar, during the May general elections, a pamphlet was circulated warning Muslims against voting for an “infidel’ or a candidate belonging to a religious minority. What is worse, no action was taken against culprits, laments Mr. I A Rehman, secretary general of…

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Nepal Elected as Member of CAT

Nepali candidate, Dr Bhogendra Sharma, has been elected as a member of the Committee against Torture (CAT) in the election held in Geneva on Tuesday, during the 14th meeting of the States Parties to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. The government had…

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