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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2036

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Where is Hazare’s Corruption Crusade?

Not for the first time in the last three years or so, Anna Hazare, the crusader against corruption, wrote to Narendra Modi on August 30 that he will launch an agitation because the promised Lokayukt (Ombudsman) has not been appointed yet, nor Lokpal laws enacted.

Anna Hazare - Crusader against corruption
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Why was Gauri Lankesh Killed?

It is, of course, important to know the identity of the person/persons who pumped bullets into Gauri Laneksh at her doorsteps in her Bengaluru home on September 5 evening. That is from the legal point of view which will lead to punishment of the guilty of a heinous crime. But the more important thing is to know why was the 55-year-old Left-leaning activist who was a severe critic of the present regime so brutally murdered.

The noted environmentalist Saalumarada Thimmakka with a poster during a protest against the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants outside her residence last night, during a protest in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
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After Privacy Judgement Modi Govt Must Heed Court Warning

The unanimous judgement of a full Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court that held privacy as a fundamental right contains a warning that the government will ignore at its own peril. The attempt to alter the pluralistic character of Indian society must be given up and individuals do not have to be forced to adopt a way of life mandated by the government.

Ravi Shankar Prasad  - Union Minister of Law and also Information Technology made some misleading and inappropriate observations for which he was justly ridiculed
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Official – de jure – Discrimination of U.S. Minority Blacks

\ “The result of de jure residential segregation has to include not only how public policy geographically separated African Americans (the minority Blacks) from whites but also how federal and state labor market policies, with undisguised racial intent, depressed African American wages.

Official – de jure – Discrimination of U.S. Minority Blacks
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Seize! Detain! Kill! -- Sri Lanka Readying Legislation to Kill its Dogs!

A worldwide petition protesting to Minister Faiszer Musthapha, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, requesting him to not to legalize killing of dogs in Sri Lanka has gained close to 30,000 signatures within a week from across the world and within Sri Lanka.

Seize! Detain! Kill! -- Sri Lanka Readying Legislation to Kill its Dogs!
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Indonesian MPs join across party lines to halt atrocities in Rakhine State

Indonesian lawmakers from multiple parties issued a joint call from the halls of Parliament today for an immediate end to atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, urging their own government to do more to help resolve the crisis, including by exercising regional leadership to get the issue on the ASEAN agenda.

Eva Kusuma Sundari is a member of the House of Representatives of Indonesia from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle and Vice Chair of ASEAN ...
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September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day: let loved ones know you care

Her best friend ended her life one day and Sarani* couldn’t believe it. “I told everyone that it must be an accident, I was lying to myself too… she never said anything, she wasn’t that type of person. I felt guilty too. How could I have not known? I could have saved her.”

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Many happy returns dear Uri!

Uri Avnery is an Israeli writer and founder of the Gush Shalom peace movement.

Uri Avnery  - Still Leftist, After All These Years
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Trump Afghan Policy is Danger to Peace

Both houses of Pakistani Parliaments Senate and National Assembly passed a resolution on 30 August 2017, strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's statement and his allegations that Islamabad is behind prolonged war in Afghanistan, denouncing as "hostile" and "threatening."

Trump with Modi
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Triple Whammy on the Atlantic Basin – horrors in the alphabetical order

Just as Hurricane Irma continues with its relentless pummelling in the Caribbean, while setting its sight on Miami, Florida, the people, who had already been severely battered in the region, can hardly look forward to a let-up, when two more storms, which have been looming over the regional skies, have finally grown into hurricanes.

Triple Whammy on the Atlantic Basin – horrors in the alphabetical order
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