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September, 2019

  • 18 September

    Genocide in India’s Assam State: Islamo-Leftists are Responsible

    Source: enewsroom.in “If we don’t stop it now, we may end up in refugee camps.” That’s what one Assamese citizen told journalists in the documentary ‘Assam- The Silent Genocide’. Assam is a state in India’s north-eastern region. Since the country’s independence from Britain in 1947, the Muslim population of the state has increased exponentially. Several of the regions of Assam which lie along the border with Bangladesh are now majority-Muslim. What was an insignificant minority during the 19th century has now, through mass immigration, become one-fifth of the state’s population. The predominantly Hindu population of Assam say their lands are being …

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  • 11 September

    The Kashmir Crisis and the Information War against India

    On 5 August the Indian government issued a presidential decree abrogating Article 370 of the Constitution which granted special status to the disputed Jammu Kashmir region, a territory claimed by both India and Pakistan. But the international press coverage of this story has been almost universally hostile and one-sided. It has been practically impossible to find out from the international press reports what the Indian Government’s side of the story. The BBC, Aljazeera, New York Times, CNN have all joined the Pakistani government in condemning India’s “invasion” of Kashmir. Many pundits are even predicting that the move could cause a …

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August, 2019

  • 31 August

    The Problem with China

    What is the significance of the Hong Kong protest movement and how should one understand China’s role in the emerging world order? What geopolitical interests are at stake in Hong Kong? Chinese totalitarianism is back in the news. Not since the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989 has the People’s Republic of China been the subject of much media scrutiny and condemnation for its “brutal crackdown” on “peaceful protesters”. Ah yes, we love to hear about brutal crackdowns on peaceful protesters when they don’t wear yellow vests and are not protesting against our own leaders! The recent protests in Hong Kong …

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  • 23 August

    Fires in the Amazon Jungle: Could they be arson?

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has accused NGOs of starting fires in the Amazon rainforest. He says NGOs are trying to discredit his economic development policies in the Amazon which have been opposed for decades by international environmental groups. The mainstream media have completely dismissed the Brazilian president’s accusations, claiming that he has no evidence. Is there any plausibility to the claims? Yes, there is. For decades, powerful NGOs linked to high finance have attempted to internationalise the Amazon rainforest. Those attempts have been opposed by successive Brazilian governments. One of the NGOs pushing for internationalisation is the World Wildlife Fund, …

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