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Pakistan: Implications of Sectarian Violence

Paper No. 5365                    Dated 15-Jan-2013

By Kazi Anwarul Masud

Once again Pakistan is ravaged by sectarian violence. Persistent stories of savagery in the name of religion is causing worry not only to Pakistanis but to her South Asian neighbors and to the international community.

Pakistan: Shia Anger Against Kayani

Paper No. 5358                                      Dated 13-Jan-2013

By B.Raman

The genocide of the Shias continues unabated in different parts of Pakistan--- particularly in Balochistan, Gilgit, the Kurram Agency and Karachi. The security forces and the intelligence agencies have been unable to prevent frequent massacres of the Shias in these areas and to crush the activities of the Sunni extremist Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LEJ), which has been openly admitting responsibility for these massacres.

BANGLADESH: External Efforts to Scuttle Genocide Trials

Paper No. 5353                                                     Dated 09-Jan-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

Since its bloody and violent birth in 1971, Bangladesh’s history has been pronounced for political assassinations and military coups than reasons of development the country so richly deserves.  Certainly, there still remain deep religio-political differences among the people. 

Provocative Politics of AIMIM

Paper No. 5347                                        Dated 04-Jan-2013

By R.Upadhyay

According to a media report the Hyderabad court has admitted a petition against All India Majalis-e-Iteehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi for alleged provocative remarks during his public speech in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh that “Get the police out of the way for 15 minutes and we will show you who is more powerful”.

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Would Bangladesh Politics End in Chaos?

Paper No. 5338                             Dated 26-Dec-2012

Guest Column- By Kazi Anwarul Masud             

Situation in Bangladesh is moving towards an explosion  due in part  to violence let loose by the Jamaat-e-Islami demanding the release of their leaders now being tried for crimes against humanity committed during the liberation war in 1971 in collaboration with the occupying Pakistani army.

Some Observations on an irresponsible article in Milli Gazette:

Paper No. 5271                        Dated 29-Oct-2012

By R.Upadhyay

Myanmar: Lull in Communal Rioting in Rakhine State.

Paper No. 5267                                          Dated 27-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

Since the afternoon of October 26,2012, there has been a lull in communal rioting between the Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State (Arakan ) of Myanmar.

2. The rioting broke out on October 21,2012, reportedly following demonstrations  by some Buddhists against allowing the OIC to open a humanitarian relief office in Yangon. The Rohingya Muslims wanted the office to be opened.

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