Category Archives: South Asia

Remember the Ahmadis of Lahore, remember the forgotten – Dawn – 31 May.15

A small girl who I will call Hina, sits perched on a stool, in the one corner of the living room untouched by the light streaming in from a procession of windows. Everything else is astir; rattling like an incongruous … Continue reading

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Who’s Driving the Rohingya into the Sea? – Tony Cartalucci – May 30,15

As the plight of the Rohingya, driven from Myanmar into the sea, gains increasing international attention, the same familiar voices across the West have begun climbing upon their soapboxes and pointing fingers at each and every nation refusing to accept … Continue reading

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The Hidden Tears of Punjab by ANDRE VLTCHEK

A lane, a narrow passage to Jallianwala Bagh Garden inside the old city of Amritsar, in the state of Punjab. It is a monument now, one of the testaments to madness and crimes committed by the British Empire during its … Continue reading

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Drones — One white death can change everything – Dawn – 29 Apr.15

“Let us kill the people who are trying to kill us,” President Obama has been reported as telling his aides in relation to drone attacks. Indeed, drones have been the darlings of the Obama administration; their remote capabilities and their … Continue reading

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Indias Daughter – BBC Documentary

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The 390-Euro Man – A Pakistani Slave’s Path to Freedom By Hasnain Kazim

For more than 16 years, Hanif Masih worked as an indentured servant in a brick factory in Pakistan. Then, an aid organization purchased his freedom. Though he remains extremely poor, he is one of the lucky ones. On the day … Continue reading

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Capturing Kashmir by FARZANA VERSEY

They lined up in the wintry chill, some still homeless after the floods, because hope lies in hoping. As one more predator swooped down on Jammu and Kashmir, democracy was declared after the first round of voting on November 25. … Continue reading

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