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· December, 2013

Stories about South Asia from December, 2013

15 December 2013

Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Declares Executed Bangladeshi War Criminal Molla a Martyr

Why Homosexuality Should Be Encouraged in India

Aam Admi Party Emerges As A Cleaner Option In Indian Politics

The new political party led by anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal is making waves in Indian political arena after it emerged as the second largest party in Delhi Assembly Polls.

14 December 2013

Bangladesh Executes Islamist Leader Abdul Quader Mollah for War Crimes

Abdul Quader Mollah was the first to die for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's struggle for independence. His execution sparked a wave of deadly violence from supporters, leaving several dead.

11 December 2013

Gay Sex is Once Again Illegal, India's Supreme Court Rules

"I was not a criminal yesterday, today I'm one. I intend to remain one. Wont ask for lordships permission before loving."

Visible Discrmination Against Ahmadis in a Shop In Pakistan

India Loves Gold. So Why Did Actress Rima Kallingal Get Married Without It?

"I want to use this beautiful life that I have...to send out my strong vote of protest against the dowry system that we still shamelessly and silently follow."

4 December 2013

Facebook Refused to Delete a Video on How to Make a Petrol Bomb

‘How Many Burning Bodies Will Satisfy Them?': Political Violence in Bangladesh

A spate of politically motivated violence against buses and trucks in Bangladesh has left several people dead and the rest of the country fearful to go about their lives.

1 December 2013

Awareness Helps You Clean Indian Streets… Guaranteed!

BBC, Guardian, Play Cricket With Facts: The Real Tendulkar-Taliban Story

The Taliban say they did not give a warning against praising Indian cricketer Tendulkar and are upset that they have been misquoted so far and wide since November 28, 2013.

High-Profile Editor Tarun Tejpal Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Reporter

Tejpal is editor-in-chief for Indian magazine Tehelka, known for its groundbreaking investigative journalism and coverage of issues such as corruption and sexual violence.

The Line of Freedom And The Brief IMDb ban in Pakistan

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