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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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The Kathua Rape-And-Murder Case: Why See It Through The Prism Of Religion?

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The brutal murder of the 8-year-old rape victim, Asifa Bano in Kathua—one of the administrative districts in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir—was breathtakingly dreadful. It is too horrifying a case to get down to the details. But what is more deplorable now is that the rape crime has turned into a communal and …

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एआईयूएमबी ने बलात्कारियों को फांसी की सजा देने के लिए राष्ट्रीय सहमति बनाने की मांग की!

WordForPeace.com गुलाम रसूल देहलवी 13 अप्रैल 2018 कठुआ जिले में आठ वर्षीय निर्दोष लड़की की बलात्कार और हत्या की निंदा करते हुए, सूफी मुस्लिमों की सर्वोच्च संस्था, आल इंडिया उलमा व मशायख बोर्ड (एआईयूएमबी), ने अपराधियों को फांसी की सजा के लिए राष्ट्रीय सहमति बनाने की मांग की है। एआईयूएमबी के राष्ट्रीय सचिव शाह हसन जामी ने कहा, “यह ‘मृत्यु दंड’ से कम नहीं होना चाहिए जो …

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