Bangladesh Government asked to protect minority Hindus by Amnesty International


Amnesty International has asked the Bangladeshi Government to work towards better protecting Hindus in Bangladesh. Hindus are a minority in the country. “The dead, it is said, do not live to tell the tale, but this is not true in ethnic cleansing. The dead do tell the tale; it is the living who are reluctantContinue reading “Bangladesh Government asked to protect minority Hindus by Amnesty International”

Thousands of Protestors in Bangladesh demand severe punishment for 1971 war criminals


Thousands of people in Bangladesh took to streets once again on Saturday demanding harsher punishment for war criminals from the 1971 Liberation War. Another demand of the protestors was to bring to book the people behind killing of architect and blogger Rajib Haider who was spearheading the protests. The Rajib Haider’s coffin was carried onContinue reading “Thousands of Protestors in Bangladesh demand severe punishment for 1971 war criminals”

India danced to the beat of “One Billion Rising” (VIDEO)


Here’s the news report from NDTV on the events of One Billion Rising campaign in India on 14th February simultaneously with events taking place all around the world. Please watch and share with us your support for the campaign to stop violence against women. In case you want to keep yourself abreast of all the events takingContinue reading “India danced to the beat of “One Billion Rising” (VIDEO)”

Anoushka Shankar supports women’s causes by backing “One Billion Rising” campaign in India, various events to be organized across India on 14th February (VIDEO)


Grammy Winner Anoushka Shankar, daughter of ace Indian Classical Musician Ravi Shankar has directed her energies for an online campaign “One Billion Rising” in collaboration with Change.org to stop violence against women. The event is set to take place on February 14 with the message “Dance, rise up, and demand”. Millions of people from acrossContinue reading “Anoushka Shankar supports women’s causes by backing “One Billion Rising” campaign in India, various events to be organized across India on 14th February (VIDEO)”

Live Blog: Indian Gang-Rape


It wasn’t first such gang-rape It’s not as if rapes or gang-rapes, so to speak, hasn’t have been occurring in India till now but post the gang-rape of a 23 year old paramedic student on a private bus people (majority of them students) have come out to protest in the capital city of Delhi. 16th December: TheContinue reading “Live Blog: Indian Gang-Rape”