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Activists Plan Boycott of US Companies Backing India’s Anti-Muslim Policies 25.1.2020 Truthout.com
The ascendance of Modi and the BJP has depended in part on support from the Indian American ...
Operation Encore and the Saudi connection: A secret history of the 9/11 investigation 23.1.2020 Raw Story
Behind the scenes, a small team of FBI agents spent years trying to solve a stubborn mystery — whether officials from Saudi Arabia, one of Washington’s closest allies, were involved in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. This is their story. On the morning of Sept. 11 last year, about two dozen family members […]
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What's all the hullabaloo over CAA! 18.1.2020 Rediff: News
'Whatever the legal position, it is my understanding that in practice, the Indian authorities have always treated Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh far more sympathetically than Muslims,' notes Sunanda K Datta-Ray.
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Migrant crisis: Seven die as boat sinks in Turkey's Lake Van 26.12.2019 BBC: World
The boat with 71 migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan sank in Lake Van at night.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: India's new 'anti-Muslim' law causes uproar 9.12.2019 BBC: World
Critics say the Citizenship Amendment Bill is part of the government's agenda to marginalise Muslims.
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India’s plan to identify ‘illegal immigrants’ could get some Muslims declared ‘foreign’ 6.12.2019 The Moderate Voice

All voting-age Indians may soon be asked to submit government-issued ID to prove citizenship. That may be a challenge for women, religious minorities and members of oppressed castes. AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh Haimanti Roy, University of Dayton The Indian government will soon ask its 870 million voting-age citizens for documentation that they are legal citizens […]

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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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'I'm here to stand up against oppression': Minnesotans protest divisive rhetoric, security crackdown in India 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Nearly 400 people gathered in Columbia Heights on Sunday afternoon to condemn human rights abuses and security crackdowns under India’s Hindu nationalist-led government.
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Dear Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ihan Omar: When You Visit Israel, Speak Also to Israelis | Opinion 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is nothing black and white about the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians; it is a struggle with many shades of grey.
Kargil: The forgotten victims of the world's highest war 26.7.2019 BBC: World
Thousands had to flee when a covert Pakistani military operation in Kashmir backfired 20 years ago.
Uncovering Pakistan's secret human rights abuses 2.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The BBC has gained rare access to victims of a long war against militants that has been waged out of sight.
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Russia Spy Chief Warns 5,000 ISIS Foreign Fighters on Former Soviet Border 21.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service, warned that 5,000 fighters from ISIS had been deployed in northern Afghanistan.
Sri Lanka Muslims Attacked, Forced From Homes 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Hundreds of Muslim refugees have been forced to flee Sri Lanka’s west coast following reprisals.
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Sri Lanka attacks: Death toll revised down by 'about 100' 25.4.2019 BBC: World
Sri Lanka now puts the toll at "about 253" as the health ministry blames a calculation error.
Sri Lanka attacks show how Trump’s immigration policies hurt Christian minorities 22.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
While much of the world already had begun their Easter festivities, 290 people were killed after multiple churches and hotels were struck by targeted bombings across Sri Lanka Sunday. Sri Lankan officials have arrested 24 people believed to be connected to the attacks. Vice President Mike Pence condemned the devastating act of violence, calling it […]
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Why Pakistan Ignores the Oppression of China's Muslims 17.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
When asked about the Chinese government’s abusive treatment of the Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang, Imran Khan stumbles.
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Trump extends deportation protection for Liberians, but what happens next? 29.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Angela Davis spoke with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips and a member of the Liberian community about the extension of Deferred Enforced Departure status.
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Peace or Meltdown: Here's What Afghanistan Needs to Do 21.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
After nearly 18 years of continuous war, formal peace is now on the agenda, but so is meltdown.
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‘Our darkest of days’: PM Ardern voices New Zealand’s grief as burial preparations begin 19.3.2019 Raw Story

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery and courage by worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family, saying the nation stood with its grieving Muslim community in this “darkest of days”. As preparations for the first burials were underway for the 5...

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Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks 18.3.2019 Raw Story

Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their families for burial. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with mur...

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