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Social media: New ways of extremist indoctrination سوشل میڈیا : تباہی کے دلچسپ اورنئے دہانے

WordForPeace.com عبد المعید ازہری آج پوری دنیا میں 246؍بلین صارفین انٹرنیٹ کے ذریعہ سوشل میڈیا سے جڑے ہو ئے ہیں۔ ہندوستان میں انٹرنیٹ کے صارفین کی تعداد تقریباً 460؍ملین ہے۔ جس میں سے 196؍ملین ہندوستانی سوشل میڈیا جیسے کہ فیس بک، واٹس اپ ایپ، ٹویٹر جیسے دوسرے پلیٹ فارم پر فعال ہیں۔ لیکن گذشتہ برسوں میں دوسرے سائنسی ایجادات کی …

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UN human-rights council’s final verdict on Rohingyas

WordForPeace.com Aug 28th 2018 A year on from the start of the assault by Myanmar’s army on the Muslim Rohingya of Rakhine state, the UN human-rights council has finally issued its verdict. It is as damning as it is comprehensive. It is unequivocal about the fact there is fully enough evidence to try Burmese army commanders for the most serious …

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Sexual violence against men? Need to talk about it

WordForPeace.com Sexual violence against men is widespread, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones, yet efforts to understand its causes and develop strategies to reduce it have been hampered by a dearth of theoretical engagement. Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics, a new book co-edited by the Graduate Institute’s Elisabeth Prügl and Paula Drumond, along with Marysia Zalewski and Maria Stern, sets out to …

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Gilgit-Baltistan: 12 girls’ schools burned down on August 3: Human Rights Watch warns against surge in militant attacks on girls’ education in PoK

WordForPeace.com 6 Aug, 2018 Alleged militants attacked and burned down at least 12 schools in Diamer district of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region early on August 3, 2018, Human Rights Watch said. At least half were girls’ schools. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The Pakistani government should take urgent measures to make schools safer, and fairly prosecute those responsible …

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Kashmir ecosystem: Why India’s eco-sensitive region of J&K is under extreme weather conditions?

WordForPeace.com By KANCHAN SRIVASTAVA JULY 21, 2018 Environmentalists have warned that the region’s food security may be at risk, as experts say the environment is the biggest casualty amid prolonged insurgency and political instability in the northern state India’s eco-sensitive Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir is no stranger to extreme weather conditions, but the dramatic swings it has been witnessing this …

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With prayers for sanity in Kashmir – Book Review

WordForPeace.com Amidst the aggressive debates, terrible violence and atrocious human rights violations in Kashmir, some very serious scholars within the broader social sciences and humanities have been silently working for a more accurate and critical understanding of key issues to produce a more informed and serious dialogue towards resolving the crisis in Kashmir. Professor Chitralekha Zutshi of the College of …

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I am a Muslim and I am not a ‘victim’

WordForPeace.com “It would be very difficult for people like us to get acclaimed in mainstream media because more than the religious right, the regressive left hates us. We puncture their inflated balloon of self-victimization and identity politics. They would hate for us to be on the mainstream scene, the left wants Muslim names to be crying about fascism rather than …

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Rape has no religion, says Kashmiri Pandit lawyer fighting for Kathua girl

WordForPeace.com By Toufiq Rashid Deepika Thusoo Singh is waging the legal battle for an eight-year-old girl who was gang raped and murdered in Kathua district in January. The girl belonged to the nomadic Muslim Bakarwal community. Crimes as heinous as rape have no religion, a lawyer waging a legal battle on behalf of an eight-year-old girl raped and murdered in Jammu’s …

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Angry about Kathua and Unnao? Here are 9 things you can do right away

WordForPeace.com This list will help us be much more mindful of what we’re saying and doing, and hold our personal politics accountable. We’re seething, and with good reason. It’s been a week worth seething at, with the realisation of how truly rotten we have become as a society. Sexual violence has always existed, yes. We’ve always known about it, yes. …

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