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Dr. B R Ambedkar’s Caravan Marching Globally


  Mahesh Wasnik Vishwa Ratna, Bharat Ratna, Bodhisattva Dr B.R. Ambedkar’s last message: “Whatever I have done, I have been able to do after passing through crushing miseries and endless struggle all my life and fighting with my opponents. With great difficulty, I have brought this caravan where it is seen today. Let the caravan …


Can the Tribal Confederations End the Yemeni Crisis?

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Mohammad Imran Yemen’s socio-political crisis has reached a level where humanity and proponents of humanitarianism are facing a double question mark. On the one hand, agencies like UN, UNHCR, UNESCO and human rights-based organisation are continuously being attacked by the international observers and on the other hand, the so-called international peace-making body seems disinterested to …


Bhima Koregaon in the United Nations


  Mahipal Mahamatta Citing the example of recent violence on Dalits at Bhim Koregaon in Maharashtra on 1st January 2018, Prahar, a civil rights organisation from Maharashtra, claimed that ongoing attacks on Dalits, minorities and indigenous people are sponsored by the state, which is being run by facist-brahminical forces. Sangharsh Apte, the representative of Prahar, submitted …


Dalit Global Conference in US

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  Dalit Global Conference in US Advocates End to Caste-based Discrimination Affecting Estimated 280 Million Individuals Worldwide Advocates for Dalit rights are expanding their movement to establish justice, dignity, and equality with an historic global conference occurring in Washington, D.C., March 19-21. Several notable activists and thought leaders in the realm of human rights, including …


Dalit women ask South Asian States to challenge impunity, untouchability and discrimination

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  Statement issued by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch – NCDHR  Navi Pillay highlights power asymmetries leading to Caste based Gender Discrimination and Violence faced by Dalit women at the side event on Dalit women in the 23 Human Rights Council, United Nations, Geneva Geneva, June 7, 2013 The UN High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, …


Does India deserve international curbs?

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by Chandrabhan Prasad A novelist friend has just returned from Oxford. She was there to attend a Dalit-related talk where the UN-sponsored World Conference Against Racism, to be held in Durban this year, came up for discussion. She wondered why European scholars were not easily prepared to equate caste-based discrimination with that of race. Another …