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Arab League discussed the offensive on northeastern Syria launched by Turkey

Arab foreign ministers held an emergency meeting at the Arab League headquarters on Oct. 12, at the invitation of Egypt, to discuss the ongoing Turkish offensive on northeastern Syria launched Oct. 9. In the final communique of the meeting, the Arab ministers condemned the “Turkish aggression against Syria,” demanding Turkey’s immediate and unconditional withdrawal from all Syrian territory. The final statement warned that the league will …

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Erdogan’s aggression in Syria threatens the region’s peace and security, an Arab NGO speaks out

Maat Condemns Turkish Military Intervention in Syria Okeil: The Turkish aggression is a violation against Syrian sovereignty and threatens the region’s peace and security.. Erdogan must be held accountable by the international community….. Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights, a non-partisan civil society organisation condemned the Turkish military intervention in Syria. It was carried out on Wednesday on the …

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Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India: German Scholar Speaks on “Jazbat” at Jamia Millia, New Delhi

WordForPeace.com Special October 15, 2019 Mapping the history of emotions in India between the uprising of 1857 and World War I, German scholar Margaret Pernau from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, brings the ‘history of emotions’ approach to South Asian studies. Situating the prevalent experiences, interpretations, and practices of emotions of the time within the context of …

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Turkey: Prisons, torture crimes and human rights violations continue

WordForPeace.com Special  At United Nations Human Rights Council, a symposium was organized by the International Alliance for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) to discuss the suffering of the Turkish women, violations, crimes against humanity and International prosecution mechanism against the perpetrators in order to ensure the achievements of justice. Speakers asserted that Turkey is witnessing a frightening retreat …

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J&K: If children can go for tuitions, why not to schools?

The early restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir will depend on how soon normalcy returns to the Valley that has cast itself in contrasting images since the scrapping of Article 370 on August 5. Normalisation is the key to the restoration of the statehood and as early as it returns to the Vale, it will enable the government to …

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Indian Ulema Delegitimised the Declaration of “Jihad” in Kashmir, Imran Khan’s war cry has no Islamic justification

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk Imran Khan, Pakistan’s Prime Minister on his return from the US has stated that those standing by Kashmiris were doing “jihad” and Pakistan will support Kashmiris even if the world does not.  “Whether the world is with the Kashmiris or not, we are standing with them.” Notably, while Imran Khan has remained totally silent on the Uyghurs—the …

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