Failure to criminalize enforced disappearance a major obstacle to justice in South Asia – New ICJ report

South Asian states can only address the tens of thousands of cases of enforced disappearances by recognizing enforced disappearance as a serious crime in domestic law, said the ICJ today. On the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the ICJ 58-page report  No more ‘missing persons’:…

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Trump’s Afghanistan policy significantly different from Obama’s thinking

The  president of United States Donald Trump announced his administration’s Afghanistan policy recently. Cut through his language and pomposity, the policy is abundantly clear: send more American troops to Afghanistan, put ‘extreme’ pressure on Pakistan and, to accomplish this, seek India’s help.  In the process, what is apparent is that…

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