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A boon for poor girls and women

Poverty has a greater effect on women than it does on men. That’s because women’s needs are more complex and they are usually treated as second-class citizens in most poor societies. Basic things that rich and middle-class women take for … Continue reading

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The sordid tale of “the Josef Fritzl of India”

There are certain criminal creatures whose crimes are so evil that other creatures who commit such crimes often get tagged with the name of the scoundrel who committed the first such villainy. Josef Fritzl is one such vile creature. On … Continue reading

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The Taliban murder a brave woman in Kandahar

Lt. Col. Malalaï Kakar, the chief of the department of crimes against women of the Kandahar police force was murdered by scum beings belonging to the Taliban militia 😡 Malalaï, a mother of six children and Afghanistan’s highest ranking female … Continue reading

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The 2008 Right Livelihood Awards – Part 1

The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to honour and support those “offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today”. It has become widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ and there are now … Continue reading

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Thousands hide in forests as mobs of savages unleash terror in Orissa

The notorious scoundrels are at it again, doing what their filthy hands do best – kill, burn, loot, rape, murder, terrorise and destroy. This time it is in India’s eastern state of Orissa. Now, it is the turn of India’s … Continue reading

Posted in barbarians, communal violence, communalism, crime, criminals, death, ethics, fraternity, hate, human rights, humanity, India, killers, liberty, life, news, Odisha, Orissa, politics, random, religion, rights, sadism, savages, scum beings, secularism, society, South Asia, Taliban, terror, thugs, tolerance, violence, women's rights, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

India must stop the repression in Kashmir!

Ever since the state government of Jammu & Kashmir collapsed after the Amarnath land transfer controversy, Kashmir has been on the boil. Read the latest news on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir here. A paradise where peace has been … Continue reading

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Pakistani school bombers killed by their own bomb!

Three Pakistani militants belonging to a pro-Taliban group were killed by their own bomb as they tried to plant an improvised explosive device (IED) in a girls’ school in Pakistan’s scenic Swat Valley, known as “the mini Switzerland of Pakistan”. … Continue reading

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