14 Dec 2019 | Politics

It is not just the state of Myanmar that is on trial, but our collective humanity

On December 10, as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) trial of Myanmar’s genocide against Rohingya Muslims got underway, de facto state leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi sat steely eyed, impassive. The Gambia, representing a coalition of 52 Muslim majority countries, called on the Court to invoke the 1948 Genocide Convention against Myanmar. Under the Convention, which was ratified by Myanmar in 1956, states can be held accountable for failing to prevent genocide, or failure to hold perpetrators of genocide accountable.  read the complete article

05 Apr 2019

NaMo

In India today, Hindu nationalism isn’t a fringe idea; it is the new political reality. The BJP’s ultimate aim is to reshape national identity to create a India of and for Hindus, even if it means rewriting history. read the complete article