dr anonymous | 8 Nov 2009 | 8,887 views
It has been widely reported in the press that the Indian government is planning an unprecedented military offensive against alleged Maoist rebels...This military operation is going to be carried out in the forested and semi-forested rural areas of the states of Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand,West Bengal and Maharashtra, populated mainly by the tribal (indigenous) people of India.
Wajiha | 27 May 2009 | 5,160 views
The Pakistan Army’s recent military incursion against the Taliban in the Malakand region has internally displaced about 1.8 million Pakistanis. The IDPs have fled to make-shift camps, some as far as Karachi, and are suffering from hunger-related health problems and mental trauma. The United Nations announced that this is the biggest movement of people in Pakistan since the partition of 1947.
balrog | 22 Mar 2009 | 4,294 views
They were killed where they slept and the Meghalaya state police notched another win in the battle against militancy. But they had to do it, they reasoned. It was the MLP doing an efficient job or the central forces coming in to do they dirt, clean up job for them. An outside police force was unwelcome and would lead to more human rights violations. More women being raped, more women at risk, less mobility and more incessant and indiscriminate killing.
kawaa | 22 Mar 2009 | 11,143 views
Slumdog Millionaire is a story, one told well and projected beautifully, but with as much profound truth about India’s condition (or the micro-nation that is the Indian slum) as "Sex and the City" has about New York or "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" has about Los Angeles.
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