PAKISTAN: Mob kills 3 Ahmadis – a woman, a young girl, & a baby

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Photograph Courtesy: EPA/MUHAMMAD OWAIS

Statement : On Sunday evening, July 27, a crowd of around 150 fanatics attacked a small, peaceful community of 17 Ahmadi families living in Arafat Colony, on the outskirts of Gujranwala district, Punjab. As a result of the attack, eight houses were burned down. Three Ahmadis in one of the houses succumbed to the flames. All the three were female, and two were young children. Read More...

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NEPAL: Government slowly killing Adhikari couple

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Statement : The relentless fight of the Adhikari couple has faded from the regular to-do checklist of civil society, human rights organizations, and the media; many of them have stopped talking about it altogether. Likewise, the State has been conspicuous in its wait and watch approach. It is this conspicuous inaction that is going to kill the old couple. The Nepal State is killing the couple slowly, every moment it delays and denies them justice. Read More...

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SRI LANKA: A system of governance based on a failed idea

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Article : If there is anyone who may have some illusion about this idea having some effectiveness, it is only the opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe, who was closely associated with President JR Jayawardene. Unfortunately, he is the opposition leader, and therefore he is the main obstacle in the way of mobilizing the mass disillusionment about this idea. Read More...

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