Communal riots: Experts to submit report

Ajmer Singh, NDTV.COM, Friday, June 23, 2006 (New Delhi):Communal prejudice and a bias against minorities should not be acceptable in theory or practise and perceptions need to be altered through a systemic change of school…

Commission confirms attacks on Indian Christians

6/22/2006, UCANews (www.ucanews.com)NEW DELHI, India (UCAN) – An investigation by the federal commission for religious minorities has confirmed that Christians are being targeted in states ruled by a Hindu-nationalist party.Harcharan Singh Josh, leader of the…

Shiv Sena mouthpiece goes for a makeover

Sanjay Sawant, Mumbai Mirror, Monday, June 19, 2006  Times are changing, so is Shiv Sena.Saamna, the party’s newspaper, whose aggressive editorials often made news in other dailies will go for a makeover from Monday.Shiv Sena’s…

Mbanna Kantako: Human Rights Radio Warrior

By Chris McClarren He’s humble. He’s funny. But don’t let that deceive you. His insights reveal the wisdom of an experienced sage who has gone through hell and returned. He will tell you like it…

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By Mike Ferner  Please! Would somebody please tell me that the corporate news media is talking about U.S. war crimes in Iraq in addition to the civilians killed in Haditha?! I can only hope that…

Penalty for woman on rooftop

A woman in the Patna village of Baikunthpur district invited a hefty penalty on June 23, 2006, after she got on to the roof of her clay-made hut to lay tiles.Khal Parhin Bai reportedly breached…