The abuse of the weak
On the night of 26th February, blogger and writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death
For many of us it has been difficult to comprehend the nationwide protest and outpouring of grief over the issue of rape in our country.
After the unexpected events of 9-11, many people, both within the US government and media turned to Samuel Huntington’s thesis of “clash of civilizations”
For the past few months in India, protest has been the name of various games. People want something, they protest; if they don’t want something, they protest; if they think something is wrong, they protest; and, once in a strange while, if they think something is right, they do a little bit of a protest… Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians now protesting in Cairo and Alexandria appeared more emboldened than ever in their resolve to oust President Hosni Mubarak. Indeed, the televised speech that Mubarak made on Tuesday evening promising not to seek another term appeared to stoke the protesters’ rage even further. “Get out now”, was their overwhelming response… Read more »