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Day February 18, 2020

India – Mob Lynching in 2019- Continuing Expression of Hegemony

Irfan Engineer, Neha Dabhade, Suraj Nair Tabrez Ansari, a 24 years old youth in Jharkhand, accused of a bike theft pleaded for his life even as he chanted “Jai Shri Ram” demanded by the mob that brutally lynched him. 25 years… Continue Reading →

Open Letter to General Secretary of UN Mr. Antonio Guterres from Pakistan

February 14, 2020 BY JAHAN ARA AND NAZNEEN We, sisters of Baba Jan, a political prisoner, request you to take attention of the unjust imprisonment of 14 activists from Hunza Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, including our brother Baba Jan. We also… Continue Reading →

From 1984 to 2020: What Happens When a Community is Demonised

By Karanjeet Kaur A couple of weeks ago, as the CAA protests started gathering steam, I tweeted a video from a gathering in Bandra’s Carter Road. It prompted a gentleman on Twitter to label me a “bloody Khalistani”. My name… Continue Reading →

Sexual harassment-No complaint in years: Kutch Collector

Even as NCW, which is probing Bhuj hostel case, takes serious note of Kutch colleges running on dysfunctional ICCs, district collector says fear of infamy and legal battles is leading to women seeking makeshift resolution Call it stigma associated with… Continue Reading →

‘If menstruating women cook, they will be born as kutri (bitch) in next life’

How religious discourse attempts to normalise misogyny If you eat food made by a menstruating woman then you are sure to be reborn as an ox: these teachings of Swami Krushnaswarup Dasji of Swaminarayan Bhuj Mandir lay bare the strongly… Continue Reading →

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