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Is India living up to its claim of being the world’s greatest democracy?

India has a slew of laws to persecute minorities. The police or armed forces can cordon and search any premises, and arrest any person...
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How international media maintains US hegemony in world politics

Talking about international media and its role in regards to less developed countries, international media is just not about giving news and making decisions;...
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India’s obduracy will prove to be a warrant for Kashmir’s freedom

Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti alleged ‘Government of India wants to turn Kashmir into an open-air prison and convert actual jails into Guantanamo” (Business...
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Macron is doing to Muslims what the Nazis did to the Jews

Pakistan’s minister for human rights has accused Emmanuel Macron of his treatment of his country’s Muslim population like Jews in Nazi Germany after the...
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Kashmir: an unresolved question on UN agenda

Despite being a nuclear power, Pakistan did not retaliate to India’s ‘surgical strikes’ and ‘annexation’ of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir State in its...
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India aims to dilute Muslim majority in Kashmir with Hindu settlers

Hailing from a hardline Indian nationalist and conservative group (RSS), Narendra Modi was elected as the prime minister of India back in 2016. RSS...
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Op-ed: Innocent children in Pakistan at mercy of lustful men

The vulnerability of Pakistani children Saeed-ur-Rahman, a kid from Landhi, a poor suburban locality of Karachi, was canned on hands by his teacher daily while...
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G20 summit: Saudi Arabia under pressure to address human rights issues

Saudi Arabia has taken multiple steps to polish its tarnished image in advance of this weekend’s hosting of the virtual summit of the G20...
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How India is planning to erase Kashmir as Israel erases Palestine

Human Rights Watch in its 2020 report said that Israel continued to enforce severe and discriminatory restrictions in Palestine; restrict the movement of people...
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Jailed Saudi women right’s activist on another hunger strike

Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has begun a new hunger strike in prison to demand regular contact with her family, her siblings...
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Is Armenia’s Pashinyan to blame for the suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh?

The narrative propagated by the Armenian government and their supporters across the world is that Azerbaijan's counteroffensive is responsible for the suffering of Armenians...
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A lesson for Macron: Freedom of expression is not absolute

Once again, the Muslim world has been deeply saddened and enraged by the heart-wrenching comments of French president Emmanuel Macron about Islam and its...
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Emmanuel Macron does not need to build an Enlightenment Islam, because that already exists

A French high school teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad to his class was beheaded on Oct. 16 by an 18-year-old Muslim...
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Op-ed: Shiny face of Indian democracy disfigured by repressive laws

In yet another damning report, UN’s high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet expressed 'concern over restrictions on non-governmental organizations, arrests of activists and...
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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Ethnocentric attitudes encouraging negative stereotypes

 After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Nagorno-Karabakh became an autonomous region that is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan but is de facto...
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Does law of sedition undermine free speech?

With a crime report registered against the senior politicians of this country under the law of sedition; a controversy arises: whether the law of...
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A timeline of the motorway gang-rape

An anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Tuesday sent Abid Malhi, the prime suspect in the motorway gang-rape case, to jail on a 14-day judicial...
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Attock taxi driver raped woman in front of son

A woman was raped and sexually assaulted by a man at gunpoint in the presence of her son on Monday in Rawalpindi, as per...
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Saudi-led delegation meets UN rights chief to discuss rights violations in occupied Kashmir

Ambassadors of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group in Geneva, led by Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Pakistan, met Tuesday with the UN's...
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How PM Imran Khan is enhancing soft power of Pakistan

Within next few weeks, Imran Khan, PM of Pakistan, is once again going to improve Pakistan's soft power on international stage. He is likely...
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Israel warns Hamas of war while Israeli bombs devastate parts of Gaza

Israeli warplanes bombed the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip overnight after Palestinians fired a rocket into southern Israel, the army said.The latest exchange came as Israel...
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Muslim doctor’s detention extended for ‘provocative speech’ on CAA

NEW DELHI (AA) - A regional government in India extended on Sunday the detention of a Muslim doctor who voiced his concerns against controversial...
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India’s allies must compel it to restore Statehood of Occupied Kashmir: report

The International Crisis Group (ICG) in a report has urged India’s international allies to “strongly encourage it to restore Kashmiri statehood, free detained politicians,...
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Water is the New Gold: An Emerging Source of Global Conflicts

Depleting potable water resources have sent alarm across the globe pertaining to the emergence of a new spree of future global conflicts in quest...
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After annexing Kashmir, India kicks out Kashmiris from State machinery

When India annexed and reduced Jammu and Kashmir to a centrally administered territory exactly a year ago by repealing article 370 of the Indian...
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Modern Slavery still prevalent in England’s Textile Industry

Earlier this summer Leicester, in central England, and its thriving textiles industry found itself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.https://twitter.com/republic/status/1290201629967491072As the government...
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One year anniversary of Occupied Kashmir annexation: what is the situation on the ground?

The scars of last summer remain in Soura, an enclave that became a symbol of Indian Occupied Kashmir’s resistance to India’s central government a...
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Australian academic jailed in Iran pleads for help

Friends of a British-Australian academic taken prisoner by Iran on spying charges launched a public campaign to win her freedom Thursday, saying that Australia's...
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Palestinian refugees in Israel cornered by coronavirus

A second wave of coronavirus infections sweeping the Israeli-occupied West Bank is fuelling fears of a surge in overcrowded Palestinian refugee camps where social...
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Turkey passes controversial new social media law

Turkey's parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial bill giving the government greater control of social media and criticised by human rights advocates as an...

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KP minister blasts Bilawal for ex-FATA development remarks

Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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