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20 October 2016
Peace Activist Khurram Parvez's Illegal Detention in Kashmir Valley May Be Proof He's “Doing Something Right”
After his arrest on September 15, Parvez was charged under the Public Safety Act and sent to a prison facility nearly 300 kilometers from his family and legal counsel.
“We don’t tell our parents that we play here. They think we go to a proper ground to play. If they know...they will not let us out to play."
13 October 2016
"The argument for Dylan would rest squarely on the quality and influence of his work over the years, and the fact that they have now become classics of modern poetry..."
"'Patriotism' that propagates HATE is not patriotism. United we RISE. Divided we fall. Politicians polarise to rule not serve society."
12 October 2016
Global Voices reviews a few stories covered by the Video Volunteers community's citizen journalists, showing how girls in India face and cope with various gender-related challenges.
6 October 2016
"Kicha, you were adorable on the show. For a young six year old to be on Ellen's show was awesome and you did a great job. What an accomplishment."
4 October 2016
30 September 2016
"...culture and art and sport should be without boundaries and borders. These are the two areas which bring people together and encourage understanding of other cultures."
20 September 2016
“Since the schools are shut, I’ve joined this centre to study so that I am prepared for my exams,” says one student.
18 September 2016
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4 September 2016
"I don’t paint dainty little grandmotherly botanical illustrations."
"We live in a country where a journalist didn't help a poor man carry his wife's dead body to his home so that he could make [...] news on it."
3 September 2016
The brutal use of pellet guns in the unrest over a decades-long dispute over India and Pakistan's claims to Indian-administrated Kashmir sparks an awareness campaign that is just as controversial.
28 August 2016
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
27 August 2016
"This program is trying help push us to make sure we’re not just coming out and often looking at things very simplistically or paternally..."