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Religious Fascism in India & Israel: Tweedledum and Tweedledee

Birds of a feather flock together so says the famous English proverb. The saying applies rather squarely to the apartheid–Zionist entity, known as Israel, and the ultra-fascist primitive regime in India, which seeks openly and shamelessly to obliterate the cultural and religious identity of India’s massive Muslim minority of some a quarter of a billion Read More…

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2 Billion Muslims must send a Stern warning to India’s Nazi-like government to stop its anti-Islam discourse

The extreme right-wing government of India, headed by Narendra Modi of the openly fascist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is carrying out a vicious campaign of persecution, vilification and terror against the country’s large Muslim minority. The real but undeclared goal of this manifestly criminal racist policy is to bully the estimated 200-250 million Muslims of Read More…

Depp v Heard: Underlying the Nuances of Domestic Violence
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Depp v Heard: Underlying the Nuances of Domestic Violence

The recent verdict in the defamation trial, Depp v Heard, highlighted the nuances of domestic violence and was, from gavel to gavel, a singularly baffling, unedifying and depressive spectacle. Background to the Domestic Violence Case – Depp v Heard Johnny Depp prevailed in his three counts of defamation against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, on June Read More…

Featured India Islamophobia

Hindutva Pop: Anti-Muslim Music in India 

Hindutva Pop is calling the youth for Hindu nationalism and religious warfare. It again fuels the sentiments of islamophobia. Hindutva Pop Triggering Contemporary Hate Politics  Indian pop stars like Laxmi Dubey are singing songs with lyrics like “Every house will be saffron!” that depicts a colour for Hinduism.  She yells that “We have to make Read More…

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The 1967 War was a Defeat  of Arabism, Nasserism, Baathism and anti-Islam doctrines

In the early hours of 5 June 1967, exactly 55 years ago, the Israeli air force carried out wave after wave of devastating strikes on Egyptian air bases, destroying, virtually completely, the entire Egyptian air force in what is called The so-called Six-day War. In subsequent strikes on the same day, the air forces of Read More…

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Amber Heard & Johnny Depp Case: A Mirror to Our Overly Toxic Culture

The bitter defamation battle of Hollywood starring Amber Heard & Johnny Depp has finally come to an end. The verdict is in: Johnny Depp has defeated his ex-wife in the defamation of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. However, with the inescapable media coverage, the high-profile domestic violence case has gripped the world. While many have been Read More…

Featured Human Rights Israel Palestine

Israel having free season on Palestinian civilians including Children and Journalists

Gestapo-like Israeli occupation soldiers have significantly stepped up the killing of Palestinian civilians. Most of the victims are children and youngsters throughout the occupied West Bank. It is widely believed that the occupation troops have received tougher instructions to adopt a shoot-to-kill policy against Palestinians. Israeli soldiers are killing stone-hurling children and confronting crack-Israeli soldiers. Read More…

Zionist Hate March
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Zionist hate march in Arab East-Jerusalem  Reminiscent of the Skokie Nazi march- 1978

I am not particularly infatuated with holding comparisons between religious Zionism and Nazi ideology.  However, When I see with my eyes and hear with my ears thousands of religious Zionists who claim to be followers of Moses (peace upon him)  shout in a hate march “death to Arabs” in the streets of an Arab-Muslim town, Read More…

Nakba against Israel
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“Jewish State”: A Nazi Concept Implying another final Nakba

Israel lies shamelessly about almost everything. The Zionist state lies about the Palestinian Nakba, her ongoing slow-motion, low-combustion Holocaust against the Palestinian people, the Nazi-like-treatment meted out to Palestinians,  the propaganda- bogy weapon of anti-Semitism, and not the least, about Israel being a “democratic Jewish state.” Read Also: The Nakba… the resistance continues The Jewish- democracy Read More…

Israel uses holocaust to undermine its atrocities against Palestinians
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Israel should stop trying to force-feed the Holocaust down people’s throats  as bloody repression of Palestinians  goes on unabated

A few days ago, Israel marked the “Holocaust Day” with a combination of holier-than-thou sanctimony and fanfares aimed at blackmailing humanity into embracing or at least coming to terms with the apartheid state’s ongoing decades-old holocaust against a totally innocent and helpless people. Israel is brazenly manipulating one of the most horrible tragedies in the Read More…

Protest for the right of abortion
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Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court Ruling Could Imperil Women’s Abortion Rights Around the World

The US Supreme Court has voted to overturn the landmark Roe v Wade decision The leaked decision by Politico shows how the US Supreme Court has voted to overturn the landmark ruling in Roe v Wade. In an unprecedented leak of a draft supreme court decision, a majority of justices have voted to end federal Read More…

Hindu Extremists
Fascism India Islamophobia Racism

Will the second most horrible Holocaust in history take place against the Muslims of India?

The attention-grabbing title of this article is not meant to sensationalize or hyperbolize an otherwise normal or even quasi-normal situation. Quite the contrary,  It could be a realistic and timely prognostication of the end game of the fast- metastasizing Hindu fascism against the Muslims of India. Also Read: Religious Fascism in India & Israel: Tweedledum Read More…

Doctor treating a child suffering from malnutrition that is in the arms of his mother.
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Yemen’s Children’s Rights Crisis is Teetering on the Edge of An Outright Catastrophe

What is Happening in Yemen? As the world focuses its attention on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it is important to remember the war in Yemen which is entering its eighth year since the conflict escalated in March 2015. Yemen’s civil war started when Houthi insurgents took control of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, demanding lower fuel prices Read More…

Ukrainian refugees fleeing war
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Russia/Ukraine: EU to Face up to 5 Million Refugees in the Fastest Growing Migration Crisis Since World War ll

On February 24th 2022, Russia orchestrated a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. The invasion came following months of military build-up on the border. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that more than 1.7 million refugees have fled their homes in the first 11 days of the conflict. The United Nations have declared this the “fastest-growing Read More…

India bans jamaat affiliate FAT schools in Kashmir.
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India Bans Falah-e-Aam Trust (FAT) schools in Kashmir

The Indian government in Kashmir has ordered the cessation of academic activities in Falah-e-Aam Trust (FAT) schools. On Tuesday, June 14, the government ordered the sealing of all FAT schools within 15 days of the order. The government has asked the students in these schools to get themselves admitted to the nearby government-run schools. The Read More…

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Maritime Borders Lebanese Negotiations Rise to Escalation

12 years of meditation between Lebanon and Israel to demarcate the maritime borders, but recently the negotiations took a wild turn after the Israeli chief of staff Aviv Kochavi threaten the Lebanese officials. Kochavi stated that there will be an overwhelming force in Lebanon during the next potential war. Israel pointed out targets in Lebanon Read More…


Visiting Jerusalem: Would it be a mere dream for Gazans living under the Israeli military siege?

Israeli military occupation has been imposing a harsh siege on the Gaza strip for over a decade now. Gaza residents aren’t allowed to travel to Jerusalem. The occupation also limits passage through the Erez border crossing, which it controls, to a small special category of passengers, including the sick, but with so many restrictions that Read More…

Afghanistan Featured Human Rights

Looming Food Crisis in Afghanistan: 1.1 Million Children on the Verge of Starvation

Since the takeover, the Taliban regime has waged constant unrest and war in Afghanistan. The newest in the queue is in the form of wheat shortage leading the nation to a severe food crisis. Recent estimates by United Nations estimate a spiking number of hungry, wasting-away children admitted into hospital wards. The report predicts at Read More…


UN International Day to Combat Islamophobia: A Recognition to Hardships for the Muslims

Islamophobia is on the Sharp rise. Incidents like derogatory remarks on Prophet Muhammad witnesses this reality. One can think how international treaties and resolutions condemning religious intolerance and violence are effective to combat islamophobia. Are these declarations have any real value or these are just serving as the one time pomp and show. Recognition to Read More…

Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Reflects Deep-Rooted Gender Inequality Within Society
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Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Reflects Deep-Rooted Gender Inequality

Background: Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Somalia reflects a deep-rooted gender inequality. Somalia has a 99% prevalence rate among women aged 15-49 years. The majority of girls are subject to FGM between five and nine years old. Thus, Somalia has the highest rate of FGM in the world. These were Read More…

Hindutva Pop in India
Featured Genocide India Islamophobia

The mainstreaming of anti-Muslim Hindutva Pop in India 

Ever since Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in India, there has been a rise in the production of Hindutva pop and anti-Muslim music. What was earlier fringe has now become mainstream. Blazing anti-Muslim music that caters to Hindutva ideology during Hindu festivals and other functions organized by Hindutva ideologues is very common. Every Read More…


Global Condemnation of India Over Anti-Islam Hate Speech

India has been trying hard to pacify the global condemnation and anger of Islamic countries after two senior officials of ruling BJP party has made islamophobic and derogatory remarks against the most cherished figure in Islam-Prophet Muhammad. Key Points: Two high rank officials of India’s ruling party made derogatory remarks against Islam and its most Read More…