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India is complicit in the Rohingya suffering

India, as a member of the international community, must do its bit to safeguard the fundamental rights of the Rohingya. by Bela Bhatia Bela Bhatia is an Indian academic and human rights worker. The stance of the Indian government regarding … Continue reading

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US call for arms ban to Myanmar faces UNSC hurdle

UNITED NATIONS – When US Ambassador Nikki Haley called for a virtual arms embargo against the repressive and much-maligned military regime in Myanmar, she took a passing shot at two of her fellow veto-wielding, permanent members of the Security Council … Continue reading

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Mangala did what others should have done

What do Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and our yahapalanaya leaders have in common? A wall of silence that is what it is! When Myanmar’s military turned its guns on a community that has long been considered … Continue reading

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IDPs In Jaffna Still Facing Dire Issues

by Ifham Nizam Muslim religious leaders point out that despite nearly 27 years have lapsed since the forcible eviction of the Northern Muslims by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 1990, overnight from their homes and traditional habitats … Continue reading

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The Saffron Googly – A Challenge To Yahapālanaya

By Granville Perera – “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama – Spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists Gnanasara‘s spittoon filling Mahanayakes have come out to dabble in politics … Continue reading

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US protesters rally against Zionist lobby, AIPAC

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Hindu India: a complexed polity in the making

By Mohammad Adeeb, The Milli Gazette Published Online: Mar 31, 2017 The unprecedented BJP victory and Adityanath becoming CM has triggered different reactions in different sections. Staunch Hindus feel that they are going to see the fulfilment of the Hindu-Rashtra … Continue reading

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The Wilpattu Controversy: Open Letter To The President

By Prof. Shahul Hasbullah Appeal to withhold the Gazette notification (Friday, 24th March 2017) declaring as forest area vast tracks of traditional lands owned by the people of Musali in Mannar District Hon. President Maithripala Sirisena Presidential Secretariat, Colombo. 31/03/2017 … Continue reading

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The Political Hypocrisy Of President Maithripala Sirisena – Muslim IDPs Tossed Out

By Hilmy Ahamed – A Tamil saying goes thus “Stealing the neighbour’s chicken for the mother’s almsgiving“. President Sirisena in his total betrayal of the Muslims did just that with one stroke of his pen from Moscow on 24th March, … Continue reading

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The Islamic Hijab & Veil

By Prof. Charles Sarvan A Quiet Revolution (Yale University Press, 2011) is by Leila Ahmed, an Egyptian-American; Professor of Divinity at Harvard University. Unless otherwise made explicit, what follows is from this study. The work’s focus is mainly from the … Continue reading

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