Posts Tagged ‘ protest ’

India’s anti-rape protests: Rage of India’s new age

January 2, 2013
Sanjay Kapoor
India’s anti-rape protests: Rage of India’s new age

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.
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Posted in Law and Justice, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | 9 Comments »

The clash of the fictitious civilizations

September 22, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
The clash of the fictitious civilizations

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”
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Hunger is a good weapon

June 3, 2011
Ramya Sarma
Hunger is a good weapon

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...
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Egyptian turmoil highlights US dilemma

February 3, 2011
Arshad Mahmud
Egyptian turmoil highlights US dilemma

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...
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Egypt — what’s next?

January 29, 2011
Haider A Khan
Egypt — what’s next?

The recent events in Egypt have unsettled the media pundits and Western academic advisers alike. After all, how can the recipient of the largest amount of US Foreign Aid in the Arab world and a close US ally be in such dire trouble politically from within?
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