On 2nd August 2018, Indonesia banned the Islamic State-aligned terrorist group Jemaah Ansharut Daulah as part of ramping up its counter terror measures ahead of the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in mid August and the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Bali in mid-October. Since May of this year, terrorist attacks and counter-terror operations in Indonesia have resulted in at least 49 deaths. Read more in The Bangkok Post.
Citizenship Amendment Act is unconstitutional, may sow seeds of ethno-nationalism in North East, says prominent analyst Suhas Chakma
Firstpost As the new year approaches, the country continues to witness large-scale protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens. Suhas Chakma, Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group, spoke on these issues in detail in an interview with Firstpost. He fears that the Indian government has planted the seeds […]
India Needs A Refugee Law, Not Proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill of 2016
Table of contents 1. India needs a refugee law 2. Proposed Amendment of the Citizenship Act 2.1 Proposed amendment of the Citizenship Act 3. The reality of persecution of non-Muslim minorities in South Asia 3.1 Bangladesh: The ever decreasing Hindu populations 3.2 Pakistan 3.3. Afghanistan 4. Opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 4.1 Opposition […]
Stop conversion of millions of tons of rice to ethanol to alleviate impending ‘multiple famines of biblical proportions’ worldwide, PM Modi urged
The Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RRAG) today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reverse the decision announced by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on 20th April 2020 to allow “surplus rice available with Food Corporation of India (FCI) to be converted to ethanol for utilization in making alcohol-based hand-sanitizers and for blending in […]