One day after the third anniversary of the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar massacres, Christians became the latest target of terrorists. It was a Sunday morning when terrorists targeted the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, Zargoon Road Quetta, where about 400 Christians were gathered together for
Heavenly books are the record of inspirational experiences that reveal the laws of Heaven or we may call them the laws of the Universe. Hence, every word and story recorded in heavenly books has a deeper meaning carrying guidelines of how we can implement the heavenly laws in order to achieve our go
Congratulations–you survived the longest night of the year. (Unless you live in the Southern Hemisphere; more on that in a moment.)
The planet you inhabit tilts on its axis at a 23.44-degree angle. When the Northern Hemisphere tilts toward the sun, we get summer. When it tilts away, we get winter.
As the Christian community seeks to celebrate the holiday of Christmas around the world, Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) urges Christian faithful in churches and in private celebrations around the world to take a moment to remember those Christians that have been killed and injured b
There have been times when the Christian community celebrated Christmas with peaceful heart. Gone are those days when we thought of Christmas as times of peace, joy and happiness. The carol singing was considered as taking the message of peace and joy that come with a birth of Christ to the people b
Climate change, unplanned urbanization and air pollution can fail us in beating NCDs. By Shobha Shukla
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mostly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases, account for over two-thirds of world's deaths each year. "Of these, the lung diseases are the least recognized" said Dr Dean Schraufnagel, Executive Director, Forum of International Respiratory So
Islam is not a religion which, with impunity, can be trifled with (ii)- At his advance age King Salman should think of serving Islam (iii)- King Salman should work for Muslim-brotherhood through Palestinians
In the entire history of Islam Saudi Arabia (SaAr), having Mecca-Medina, has had an especi
Shame for Gujarati Muslims who could not dislodge communal anti-people BJP & Congress. By Hem Raj Jain
Gujarati Muslims should (i)- Understand that Islam is a political religion (ii)- Launch a new Secular, Socialist party (iii)- Work for rehabilitation of Palestinians in the interest of global human rights (including of their own in India)
No community needs secularism more than Muslims in India a
The city of Sharjah is about to get an air-conditioned walkway to promote walking all the year round- during the 5 months of searing summer heat of United Arab Emirates (UAE), informed the Ruler of Sharjah at the Second Global NCD Alliance Forum 2017: "Stepping up the pace on NCDs: Making 2018 count
All Palestinian refugees will be rehabilitated in Israel-Palestine with lead of Indian Muslims. By Hem Raj Jain
Sub:- Golden opportunity for Indian Muslims to serve Islam and global-human-rights (including their own human rights in India)
Indian Muslims by taking lead for consolidation of Muslims all over the world will not only bring succor to millions of beleaguered Palestinians and will solve gory & chr
HAMAS leader Mr Hussan Abdulhadi who overseas Foreign Media Unit/Information Centre in an exclusive interview with Manish Rai, Editor of ViewsAround and a Geo-political analyst. Says that HAMAS will never laid down its weapons unless Palestine is occupied. This interview was carried out in an online
Pakistan pedophiles, who believe having sex with minors enhances their sexual prowess and stamina, routinely abduct minor Hindu and Christian girls, have sex and convert the girls to Islam and marry them, all within 24 hours.
Muslim clerics in the length and breadth of Pakistan aid the culprits whi
Muslims should ask China to take interest like Rohingya in rehabilitation of Palestinian refugees. By Hem Raj Jain
USA & Israel are trying to be over-smart about Jerusalem (i)- PM Netanyahu misrepresenting history of past 3,000 years (ii)- Prez Trump has utterly failed to lead USA as ‘the leader of free world’ (iii)- Trump-Netanyahu, if not stopped, will endanger already-fragile world peace (iv)- Only way to re
This is an edited version of Mr. Mushtaq A. Jeelani’s speech at the 26th International Congress of the Union of Muslim Communities in Istanbul, Turkey on November 15, 2017:
The people of Kashmir continue to be deprived of their inalienable right of self-determination, which is enshrined in the reso
Indian Muslims should take lead to solve problem by launching non-violent march of 1 million to Jerusalem. By Hem Raj Jain
Indian Muslims should take the lead to solve (by One-State-Solution) the problem of Palestine / Muslim-World by launching non-violent march of about 1 million to Jerusalem
Instead of solving Israel-Palestine problem by One-State-Solution as mentioned at https://www.alwihdainfo.com/Trump-should-pr
India faces existential threat if doesn’t retrieve PoK before Sunni-NATO consolidates. By Hem Raj Jain
Pakistan itching to complete unfinished agenda of Islam to rule and convert Hindu India (ii)- Pakistan will use China (if not neutralized through UN Judicial Commission) for defense and Sunni-NATO for offence against India in Kashmir (if Kashmir problem not solved by retrieving PoK) (iii)- After fo
Pakistan Surrenders To Extremist Demands; TLY Calls For Release Of Terror Figure In U.S. By Jeffrey Imm
On November 27, 2017, the Pakistan Government surrendered to the demands of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY)* religious political party and its supporters that had been allowed to paralyze streets in the Pakistan national capital of Islamabad and across the country. Violent protests led to
Leniency towards USA / UN will prove costly to India due to Pakistan, China and Sunni-NATO. By Hem Raj Jain
India (despite UN) foolishly entering into US camp against China (ii)-Sunni-NATO (headed by General Sharif) meeting at Riyadh should be eye-opener to India (iii)- Release of Hafiz Saeed bound to be security challenge for India due to unresolved Kashmir problem (iv)- PM Modi turning-out to be paper t
The Taliban recent attacks on the Afghan security forces in the southern province of Kandahar and Farah intended to demoralize Afghan forces beset by casualties and desertions since NATO combat forces pulled out in late 2014. Recently the insurgents have stormed a number of major police and army bas
Nobody is immune to tuberculosis (TB), including those in the first world countries. More than 20% TB cases are linked to smoking globally. We are aware of our responsibilities and reducing deaths from TB, as well as from CVDs, is one of our country’s priorities. Only with coordinated and concerted
Abdullahs should know Hindu India not prepared to shed its blood for Muslim Kashmir. By Hem Raj Jain
Present communal & (exclusive private) capitalist India is not same as secular & socialist (with predominantly State-capital) India of 1947 (ii)- Abdullahs more than any other Kashmiri under moral obligation to bring succor to Kashmiris (iii)- Kashmiris have suffered immensely hence Abdullahs should
Enroute School System Celebrated Universal Children’s day at Ferozepur Road Lahore on 20th November 2017. On this occasion children organized tableau in the school hall and then went to Ferozepur Road Traffic signal near Children hospital and delivered pamphlet regarding awareness of children along
Government announced recently the provision of Rs. 400/- per month per student of primary schools which impart education through Konkani or Marathi as an incentive to them. Indeed, in Goa, the language of study at the primary level should be either Konkani or Marathi. Konkani is the mother tongue of
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) is a non-partisan, volunteer human rights activist group, which supports the universal human rights guaranteed to all of our fellow human beings under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This has also included our repeated and public acti
More than 1000 participants, including the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, ministers from over 75 countries, donors, researchers, civil society representatives, and other stakeholders, had met at the first-ever "WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Develo
General Essam Al-Badawi was installed as Al Minya’s governor (in Upper Egypt) in September 2016 when President Al-Sisi was replacing local officials. He graduated from the police academy in the mid-eighties last century after a long career with the National Security Service. Statements made recently
To protect credibility of Parliament & Judiciary, Prashant should file a PIL & launch a Party. By Hem Raj Jain
Escapism from fight in AAP has culminated into humiliation of Adv. Prashant Bhushan in Supreme Court in MCI case (ii)- Criminal cases about Judges of Higher Judiciary can be tried only by Parliament (iii)- Present Parliament full of corrupt and criminal elements hence can’t discharge its responsibil
As we all knows that Christian community play an essential part in the improvement of Pakistan whether it is military, education or Health Christians humility is tremendous however unrecognized. Their role in making available health and medical aid in rural areas and in backward region both before t
Christians and Jews will succeed in destroying Muslim countries through global-Shia-Sunni-war. Hem Raj Jain
Trump implementing global-Shia-Sunni-war program announced on May, 21 at Riyadh (ii)- Antipathy of Israel (having huge influence on Trump due to extremely powerful Jewish lobby in USA) towards Iran is well known (iii)- Trump’s pious statements on May, 21 at Riyadh meaningless because devoid of appr
Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty" said physician and comedian Patch Adams many years ago, but these words have gained even more relevance in the current context and development paradigm.
One of the early torchbearers to advocate for world's attention upon linkages be
After snubbed by Pakistan, non-violent Kashmiri Jihadis hold the key for SAARC and resurgent Islam. By Hem Raj Jain
Kashmiri leaders owe it to Kashmiris to bring their struggle to logical & ethical conclusion (ii)- When PoK with Pakistan ‘Instrument of accession of J&K’ not worth the paper written on (iii)- Ditching of Kashmiris by Pakistan should motivate Kashmiris to realize the majesty of Islam (iv)- Hindus ar
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) has been reporting on threats to human rights and security of people persecuted by the totalitarian North Korea government, as well as the world conflicts impacted by the North Korea security threats. A key issue that is not getting recognition, howeve
In October 1958 when the then Commander-in-Chief (C-n-C) of Pakistan Gen Mohammad Ayub Khan overthrew the democratic government; abrogated the 1956 Constitutions; dissolved the Parliament and imposed Martial Law, there was jubilation in streets. People thanked Allah and distributed sweets. His 11-y
Our governments have committed to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 but without concerted action, the promises will barely remain a mirage. For instance, unless social influencers of tuberculosis (TB) get due attention from all different sectors that have a role to play, we
Out of unfounded fear of communal riots, Waseem Rizvi unnecessarily betraying Indian Muslims & Islam; Chairman of the UP Shia Central Waqf Board Waseem Rizvi met Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar on October 31, 2017 and gave a press statement that “I met Gurudev Sri Sri ji and insisted that
The Islamic Bedouin peace process, used for negotiating an agreement between two tribes, arrived in Egypt via Saudi Arabia with the Arab conquest. Today, the technique is utilized to settle issues between Muslims and the indigenous Copts. The Copts submit to prepared agreements that force them as in
In this April, the enraged mob lynched the 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan for allegedly publishing blasphemous content online and his liberal and secular views and critical thinking about Islam.
In 2014, a Christian husband and wife was burned alive after a false accusa
One morning when I woke up in the hospital, it was not just another day. It was a day of numbing silence. I could not hear anything. I switched on the TV, but there was no sound. In a confused state, I went to the nurse. I could see that her lips were moving but I was not able to hear what she was s
The recent shift takeover of Kirkuk by the Iranian backed militias and Iraqi army clearly illustrates that now Iran is calling shots in every important decision of Iraq. This whole operation and withdrawal of PUK peshmerga without putting resistance to advancing Iraqi forces was planned by Iran Quds
Al-Azhar Institute is scrambling to protect and defend the Islamic faith, its traditions and foundational beliefs – clamping down on Islamic scholars who reveal truths that will damage Islam’s position as a “heavenly” religion. By labeling them “incompetent,” the Institute muzzles religious research
Are we losing grip on the evidence-based basic principles that were in the core of fighting tuberculosis? Challenges like drug resistance which are posing a threat to global health security warrant a review. Also, the #endTB dream will continue to remain a mirage if we fail to address social influen
Media reported a military coup plot in Bangladesh engineered by Pakistan (ii)- Jihadis will use rehabilitation in Myanmar of ~ 0.65 million displaced Rohingyas to bring not only Pakistan and Bangladesh together but also other Muslim countries (iii)- Half of Sunni Muslims live East of Shia Iran with
Even by Pakistani standards, it is a strange phenomenon that has enveloped the country—it is like a train without a driver, or a chicken without a head. An elected Prime Minister was forced into oblivion on corruption charges, with the combined might of the judiciary and the military targeting to br
Out of fear of 2019 Parliamentary elections Modi Govt opening meaningless dialogue with Kashmiris (ii)- Without unification of J&K there is no Kashmir solution (iii)- Without fist talking to Pakistan there is no Kashmir solution (iv)- Islamic theocratic Pakistan can never forget Muslim Kashmir (v)-
An estimated 1 million annual cases of children with TB (although the actual number could be much higher); 210,000 annual deaths from childhood TB - a mortality rate of 21%! More shockingly, 96% of these deaths occur in children who do not receive any TB treatment. A treatable and preventable diseas
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) condemns and rejects the ongoing pattern of violence and hate that it sees involving extremist events, as well as protests of extremists. A coherent society must reject violence at all such events, before and after such events, and by those participat
It is tragic that civilized nations have fallen from their lofty calling: namely, human rights for all mankind. There is a sad commentary on the state of human rights all over the globe. It seems to me that until there evolves a generally accepted moral duty among peoples and nations to assist all v
We are not without sympathy for the Muslim Egyptian who is under pressure, indeed coercion towards a Sharia fundamentalism that’s touted today in Egypt – in particular by the powers-that-be from Al-Azhar Institute, the Muslim Brotherhood factions and the fundamentalist Salafi remnant currently influ
Unrelenting Persecution of Christians in Pakistan and the issue of Islamic Faith-Finality of Prophethood. By Mushtaq Gill
The hatred against Christians among the extremist elements of Pakistan is not the new thing which killed Sheron Masih by his class fellows and Arslan Masih by the Punjab policemen, it is the same hatred which took the lives of ex-Governor Punjab Salman Taseer and ex-minister Shahbaz Bhatti. While
Incidentally, the opening day of the largest global lung health conference, also marked the World Obesity Day. One of the important highlights at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health was the study that probed if diabetes affects latent (or dormant) TB infection.
Earlier a few studies hav
On the eve of the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, being held in Guadalajara, Mexico, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) announced the ongoing Phase-1 clinical studies for two new drugs for TB treatment, developed by it.
Both compounds have proceeded through early
We commemorate this year the birth centenary of Smt. Indira Gandhi. She is often acknowledged as the most popular Prime Minister especially among the poor and weaker sections of our society. Under her leadership the word Socialism was added to Secularism and Democracy in the Preamble of the Constitu
Iraq's territories which are disputed by both Baghdad and Erbil have long been a primary source of contention between Kurds and federal government. Among these territories Kirkuk is most important one and both Baghdad and Erbil have locked horn over it. The oil-rich Kirkuk province lies outside of t
Governments of over 190 nations, including India, have promised to end AIDS by 2030 by adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But the current data, trends and experiences of HIV experts pose serious concerns on if we are on track to end AIDS by 2030.
"Since India diagnosed its first
From the moment we get up in the morning till we go to sleep at night, everything we do, we do with a certain purpose in mind. We get out of bed even if we’d rather not because we don’t want to miss office or skip school. We brush our teeth because we want to keep them in good shape and we don’t lik
Have you at any point think about internally: "I'd preferably be dead than disabled?" It's not a strange reflection. Disability, in regular life, is related with disappointment, discouragement and with not having the capacity to get things done. We feel sorry for disabled people, because we imagine
Ownership of 10/ 1 by ISIS more credible than denial of it by US administration (ii)- Trump has so far miserably failed to handle NAME (Syria etc) crises and resultant ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’(iii)- Without reconstituting UN, Trump will not succeed on foreign policy front (iv)- Intellectual bankr
In June this year, Justices Alito and Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court agreed in their separate opinions for Matal v. Tam that there is no “hate speech” exception to the first amendment of the constitution. In other words, “hate speech” is free speech. In that same month, Egypt’s parliament found a
The government of Pakistan recently announced that it was proposing to increase the number of civilian Director Generals in the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate from one to four. This decree was made by the new and interim Prime Minister Abbasi. The response of the ISPR was that as the ISI fu
Human rights defenders, political activists, and representative of civil society organization has demanded, the elimination of Minority Wing from political parties. According to the activists the minority wings impede the prospect of full representation of religious minorities in mainstream politics
Democracy must be built on pluralism In Pakistan: With regards to Pakistan, the situation is much more outrageous. Islamic political parties likewise select and send minority individuals to assemblies, regardless of the way that these same parties aren’t prepared to grant them equal status of citize
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) has long supported the human rights and dignity of North Korea people, and those held captive and kidnapped by its totalitarian government. It is astounding that in the political partisan charged environment of 2017, so many are willing to ignore and f
On Sunday, September 10, two Coptic churches were re-opened by an executive order made by President Al-Sisi. One of them was the St. Mary Church of Al-Furn village in Al Minya diocese, which was illegally shut down by Egyptian police recently in the final days of the Virgin Mary fast.
Rohingya crises windfall for Jihadis and brings Sunni Caliphate one step nearer to realization. By Hem Raj Jain
Half of Sunni-Muslim-world population (East of Shia-Iran) is ALSO NOW angered with another religion (ii)- Entire Sunni-Muslim population angered with another religion / sect of Islam (unsupported by powerful USA / West in contrast to Israel) is a ticking bomb.
As expected United Nations so-far has
While the United States and NATO remains focused on defeating Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, al Qaeda in Syria is accumulating strength and territory at an alarming pace and may eventually pose the most daunting counterterrorism challenge that the U.S and west has ever faced. Al-Qaeda has reported
Forced conversions of Christian girls in Pakistan make a mockery of its constitution. By Cynthia Sohail
In a famous speech on August 11 1947, Pakistan’s founding father and first governor general, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, addressed that the new country was being built on the idea of religious tolerance.
But 70 years later, a trend of forced conversions in the country is making a mockery of the constituti
Under the Al-Sisi government, Copts expect the religious scholars of Al-Ahzar Institute to reform Islam. A good beginning would look like this: removal of violent-oriented content from school textbooks, moderate preaching from imams who are Al-Ahzar-certified, and the advancement of women’s rights u
More than 300 feminist activists, women human rights defenders and global allies are gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand under the banner of '(re)Sisters, (per)Sisters and Sisters', for the 3rd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF 2017). This 3 days Forum (7-9 September 2017) has been organised around the
Recently, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) published its report on blasphemy laws in 71 countries and punishments ranging from imprisonment, lashings or a death sentence. The commission has called for the repeal of the blasphemy law, stating that it invites abuse and fai
The world of today is crowded with colleges, universities and academies for higher education. There has never been a period in history when so many people attended universities.
It is also true that there has never been such a period in history when a large number of population had so much unrest
Global processes for development should be rooted in and informed by the grassroots movements. But is there a gap or disconnection? Can we do better to ensure that development discourses at all levels are plugged in affected communities on the frontlines?
Governments often fail to, meaningfully an
Imagine walking through your village to church to pray during the final days of fasting for the Feast of Assumption. You find police barricades blocking all roads to the sanctuary. At a check point you see your priest petitioning the heavens. State police forbid your entrance and give the same reaso
Heart of Asia, with historical links to both South and Central Asia. Kashmir shares borders with India, Pakistan, China, Afghanistan and with a small stripe of 27 miles with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It is the only nation in the world which shares its borders with three nuclear powers – India, Paki
Private public partnership and sustainable development: In harmony or in conflict with each other? By Shobha Shukla
Are public private partnerships helpful or harmful to increase progress on sustainable development? CNS spoke with Gerifel Cerillo, the coordinator of 'Tanggol Bayi' - an association of women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in the Philippines on this issue. Gerifel will also be a key participant at t
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is all set to carry out a referendum on Kurdistan independence, thus closing a circle which was opened 56 years earlier in the “September revolution” against the Iraqi central government, headed by Abd al-Karim Qassim. The feeling of attaining full independent is
In 1947, the Indian subcontinent was divided into three parts: India, East Pakistan, and West Pakistan. This division resulted in one of the bloodiest massacres the two nations have ever seen. Muslims and non-Muslims slit each other’s throats with anger and hate. The streets of many cities in India
Services of the Christian Leaders in the Freedom Movement Apart from the foundation of the Indian National Congress numerous Christian leaders put their endeavors in the pondering and activities of the Freedom Movement. Sir Joseph Burr was the individual from the emissary’s gathering and counselor o
Trump’s new Afghanistan policy grossly underestimates USA, AF problem, Islam and India. By Hem Raj Jain
Only by resorting to Americanism, Trump can succeed in Afghanistan (ii)- Trump should not forget that UN is on US soil (iii)- Trump should understand problem of Islamic societies (iv)- Without IPP no Muslim country can be brought to normalcy (v)- UN Human rights enforcement mechanism will be needed
Mobina was married in 2009, at the age of 22, to a driver. Being the youngest of 8 siblings (4 brothers and 4 sisters), her vegetable-seller father (who died in 2010) and her brothers spent beyond their means in her wedding. But this could not satiate the greed of the sister of Mobina’s husband. She
Smart Trump should help gullible ally Modi to tackle Sino-Pak combine at Doklam and in Kashmir. By Hem Raj Jain
Smart Prez Trump after roping in gullible PM Modi as ally on SCS dispute should guide India to tackle Sino-Pak combine (ii)- India at Doklam against all international laws (iii)- USA should ask India to contain China by handing-over Indo-China border settlement to UNJC and by withdrawing from Doklam
Quaid-e-Azam and his companions were enlightened and firm believers of modern democracy. But soon after the death of the Quaid, the Parliament passed a divisive Objectives Resolution and Pakistan began its journey towards an Islamic state.
We are celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day. We hav
Fight of Kashmiri to defend Article 35 A / 370 getting vitiated due to their not demanding retrieve of PoK: By Hem Raj Jain
Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over martial matters (ii)- Without integration of PoK the integration of J&K with India absurd and illegal (iii)- Communal Hindu majority India wants to forget Muslim PoK (iv)- Non Muslims of J&K (from Jammu and Ladakh regions) will not defend unity of J&K (v)- Musl
R.E.A.L. sends its sympathies and prayers for all of the victims of violence and hate in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 11 and 12. R.E.A.L. calls for the American public to reject the forces of hate and violence, and condemn the ideologies of Nazi and white supremacist extremism.
On August 15, we celebrate the Independence Day. On that day, in 1947, Prime Minister Nehru proclaimed a tryst with destiny, “a moment which comes but rarely in History when we step from the old into the new, when an age ends and the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance”.
Iraqi Kurdistan is standing on the verge of historic proposed referendum for its independence. In an exclusive interview with Manish Rai, editor Viewsaround. Kurdistan Foreign Minister Mr Falah Mustafa said that independent Kurdistan will not be against the interest of its neighbours. Mr Mustafa add
What Baghdadi could not do Hafiz Saeed as Pak PM can do for the benefit of Islam & world: By Hem Raj Jain
Hafiz Saeed launching his political party will be game changer (ii)- Present circumstances in Pakistan conducive for making Saeed Prime Minister (iii)- Israel has reasons to be concerned about a Jihadi becoming PM of nuclear Pakistan (iv)- Pak nukes under PM Saeed will either change global nuclear n
"One day, when my first child was barely 6 months old, my husband kicked away the water and food I had served him. On asking him the reason, he started pulling my hair and thrashing me. I was stunned at his sudden violent behaviour. But this was just the start of a never-ending saga of domestic viol
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) is deeply discouraged to see the continuing examples of racial extremism and hate, which are too often demonstrated across the United States of America. Extremist groups regularly hold events to argue that some are inherently inferior or inherently evi
For the past two weeks in Cairo, a resistance movement has been gaining momentum against a recent transgression by Al-Azhar Institute to insert newly constructed taxpayer-funded “fatwa” (edict) kiosks into every subway stop in the city. The trial began in one of the busiest subway stations -- overcr
UN should stop nuclear India from dragging the region in unnecessary war with nuclear China. By Hem Raj Jain
Sub:- (i)- Modi may be trying to get at-least some achievement (emotionally powerful) before Parliamentary election (ii)- UN should take cognizance of military standoff between India and China which has potential of plunging ~ 3.1 billion people in fight-to-finish war (iii)- Militant-Jihadis (Calip
By not retrieving PoK thus far, India facilitated independence / separation movement by some Kashmiris (ii)- India may not agree with these Kashmiris but India should remember how civilizedly Britishers handled independence movement of India (iii)- Every Indian (like Kashmiris) did not participate
Sabr or patience is a central Islamic value and teaching. It is repeatedly stressed in the Quran. There are some other words with a similar meaning in the Quran—for instance, eraaz, which means avoidance of conflict. These two words, sabr and eraaz, appear in the Quran more than100 times. This indic
It is important to recognize how gender injustices underpin the caste, class and social inequities. "I did start going to school. But as I am a Dalit (untouchable), I was made to sit away from the rest of the children. If I touched some upper caste child, even by mistake, I would be thrashed by the
Kashmir is internationally recognized as a disputed territory whose final status is yet to be determined by the people. Both India and Pakistan have nuclear weapons and have fought three wars during the past half-century. This is a matter that urgently needs to be put on a road to find a just and vi
We must expose attempts to justify every form of hatred in the name of religion and to condemn these attempts as idolatrous caricatures of God.
MANY corners of our world are bristling with intolerance and consumed by war and aggression.
Some terrorists and anarchists, like the ones in Syria and I
Anti-Muslim Trump will achieve nothing, also about terrorism from Pakistan against India. By Hem Raj Jain
Bogus annual 'Country Report on Terrorism', is a proof why thus-far USA has failed to solve the problem of radical-Islamist-global-terrorism (ii)- Trump is also as anti-Muslim as previous US administration (iii)- Trump also does not understand Islam and has anti-Muslim prejudices (iv)- Trump doesn’t
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) welcomes and respects all those who need and deserve shelter from persecution, violence, war, and hate. R.E.A.L. recognizes the need for a global refugee response and one within the United States of America as well. The analysis in this report is simpl
The recent visit of Indian premier Narendra Modi marks the first trip of Indian Prime Minister to Israel after 25 years of diplomatic relations. Many analysts see the visit as a clear diplomatic tilt toward Israel after years of India keeping its distance. Israel also gave a lot of importance to thi
Doug Coe was in his office when we arrived. Lars had already made the appointment. The office secretary escorted us into his office, which is housed in a two story building on the estate.
“I have to introduce you to a man who is also part of a revolution that believes in global peace,” Lars tol
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel from July 4 to 6. Shri Modi is the first ever Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. Indo-Israeli relations have witnessed a sharp upswing since the present Government came to power and there has been an unprecedented level of bilateral visits by senior Mi
“Earlier my husband would taunt me for not conceiving and said that I was barren. Then he became angry when I gave birth to a daughter. He warned me that if I ever produced a girl again, he would kill me. My in-laws would instigate him and he would thrash me. Father and son both used very abusive la
Westerners dealing with global jihad can heed a warning through examination of the struggles of one of the longest surviving and largest remaining Christian minority populations in a jihadi nation. We see that Islam in the majority is never satisfied until the minority is subsumed entirely by its re
The inter-governmental meeting of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development is being held during 10-19 July 2017, to review the progress made by nations around some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which governments have already committed to achieve by 2030. As we
USA should tell ally India not to be afraid of Chines threat of ‘liberating’ Kashmir. By Hem Raj Jain
USA should wake up at-least after getting open military challenge from Pak-China alliance (ii)- Protectorate is nothing new, the USA also has been keeping Japan as protectorate (iii)- USA should ask India to take martial responsibilities seriously (iv)- USA should nudge India to become super power i
From my Seminary days, I came to know Fr. Andrew Francis when he was ordained priest on the 10th of January, 1972. That time I was studying at St. Mary’s Seminary. I am going to write a few lines in his honor what I have learnt from him and have seen him working for the faithful in difference fields
According to the Global Status Report on NCDs, India shares more than two-thirds of the total death burden due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the southeast Asia region of the World Health Organization. Around 5.87 million (58.7 lakh) deaths, which is 60% of all deaths in India, are attribute
To those who love freedom, equality, justice, and human rights, it is essential to remember who America is.
Many will write to tell about what America is.
They will tell you about the great ideals, the lofty principles, "can do" enthusiasm, and fearlessness in change.
But the ideas of America, th
Belia (45 years), comes from a poor Dalit (marginalised community) family of Uchiyapur village in Chitrakoot, India. Daughter of a farm labourer and the only sister of 4 brothers, Belia was married at the tender age of 15 to a school teacher. From day one, her husband misbehaved with her and abused
China should know in 1962 it got away due to treachery of govt & military but will not be so in 2017. By Hem Raj Jain
Military Veterans allowing Modi to constrain India to unnecessarily face martial humiliation at the hands of China (ii)- Rs ~ 1,000 Trillion State-capital if recovered can place both China and Pakistan at their proper place (iii)- Since the days of independence struggle, the martial element of Indi
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur due to imbalance of the body’s structural and biochemical processes which determine its metabolic functioning. It results in disorders like insulin resistance, clustering of abdominal obesity, high blood lipids, high blood sugar and hypertensi
Trump neglected US interests and wasted opportunity to solve NAME problem during Modi's visit. By Hem Raj Jain
Mention of Afghanistan, Pacific and Kashmir related terrorism from Pakistan in joint statement are meaningless due to India’s weak position (ii)- Other matters (economic, trade power etc) in joint statement are routine and doesn’t require Trump-Modi meet (iii)- Trump neglected vital interests of USA
Slogan found on the entrance to the building of the Egyptian police: “Police are at the service of the people”
Local police serving the Islamic deep state
At 2 am on Friday, June 16 -- just 20 days after the Al Minya Coptic bus attack by terrorists from Libya – Christians of Bani Sweef province (A
Iran and Turkey, the two non-Arab Middle Eastern states, are among the largest and most populous in the region. The former occupies a strategic location on the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, while the latter controls the Straits the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles that link the
On June 21, 2017, Canadian Amor M. Ftouhi attacked uniformed airport police officer, Lt. Jeff Neville, with a 12 inch knife and stabbed him in the neck at the Flint Bishop International Airport. Amor M. Ftouhi, a Canadian citizen from Montreal, Quebec, has been in the U.S. legally since June 16, 201
The narrow, unpaved road snaking through the desert of Upper Egypt does one thing. It connects visitors from Al Minya, the capital city of the Al Minya governorate, to Bishop Samuel Monastery, a Coptic Orthodox institution. The road with no name was carved out for this purpose in the 12th century. T
Once again, the holy month of Ramazan came back with all its glory and majority Pakistani Muslims went into full throttle hypocrite mode.
Oh yeah, we are such a double-faced nation – speaking volumes by our national behavior depicted on television, social media and general public atmosphere. One of
We need to call the June 14, 2017 attack on U.S. Congressional representatives and the public in Alexandria, Virginia what it is: "Terrorism."
There is a difference between a random lunatic shooting someone and a political terrorist targeting a group. The terrorist attack in Alexandria, Virginia wa
President Trump has nominated Russell Vought as deputy director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Last year, Vought wrote a blog post in which he stated, “Muslims do not simply have a deficient theology. They do not know God because they have rejected Jesus Christ his Son, and they
India and Pakistan attained independence in 1947 and all the princely States except Kashmir, merged into either of the two countries. Pakistan demanded that Kashmir, a Muslim majority State, should accede to it but the ruler, Maharaja Hari Singh, did not comply.
In 1948, Pashtun tribesmen invaded
India should clarify with USA & SaAr about ISIS involvement in terrorist attack in Iran. By Hem Raj Jain
India should learn to be loyal to friends (ii)- Iran committed mistake of not joining Muslim military alliance for eliminating Jihadi terrorism (iii)- Hence USA was justified in encouraging Sunnis to take-on Shia Iran for eliminating terrorism from NAME (iv)- But how can US-SunniNATO condone terrori
The curtain is finally down on the World No Tobacco Day 2017 and we are back to business as usual. There was a flurry of activities in my city, and elsewhere too, during the weeks preceding this day, reaching a crescendo on the 30th and 31st of May. Barring very few exceptions, the script of all the
The Libya connection in the Manchester concert suicide bombing and attack on Christians by extremist operating from Libya in Egypt has thrown a light on the threat posed by Jihadists groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fight
The struggle for self-determination of the people of Kashmir is at a critical juncture. A youth-led, indigenous and spontaneous mass movement is underway. This movement is both internal, within Kashmir, and external throughout the world. It is mostly non-violent, pluralistic and resilient. This move
Raees Warsi is a famous Urdu poet and writer, he was born in Karachi, Pakistan. His father Sattar Warsi, a renowned Urdu Poet known for Na’tia poetry. His brothers are also well known. Dr. Saeed Warsi, is a prestigious poet, columnist, and an internationally well-known social activist, Rasheed Warsi
We are facing a global plague of violence and violent incitement – every hour, every day, with horrific violence every single day around the world. This path of uncontrolled hate and blood lust is leading America and the world towards a war unlike one we have never seen in modern times. People of co
Although governments have promised sustainable development by 2030 by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made.
Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vasc
In the various secular disciplines no writer ever thinks twice about quoting an author who happens to belong to a religion or community different from his. A scholar editing a book on, say, anatomy or sociology, would not hesitate to include in it a well-researched article by someone just because th
Sonnets below by Stephen Gill have significant use of alliterative devices. Each is of eighteen lines in a single paragraph and consists of one hundred words. The last lines rhymes with the preceding line.
These are some peculiarities of Stephenean love sonnets to be released later in 2017. Some
Americans will support Sunni-Shia war with gusto (ii)- Sunni-Shia war bound to convert Sunni- NATO into Sunni – Caliphate (iii)- India should stop under-estimating Islam (iv)- In Sunni-Shia war and for consolidating Sunni-Caliphate the SaAr will reap rich harvest from the crop of Wahabi-Islam, it so
Like sand slipping through fingers, anti-TB drug resistance threatens to unwind the progress. By Bobby Ramakant
There is no doubt that groundbreaking progress has been made in fight against tuberculosis (TB) in the past two decades, but it might be prudent to review if we are winning the fight in order to #endTB by 2030. Do we slip backwards when we fail to prevent every single transmission of new TB infectio
Cyril Almeida, columnist for the Dawn newspaper could not have imagined the consequences of what he was doing when he wrote a piece last year on the Army’s unhappiness over an alleged leak about itself on 6 October 2016. Today, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stands isolated by events subsequent to the
Connecting 'silos': Interdependence is key to #endTB in sustainable development era. By Bobby Ramakant
When major weak-spots go beyond the purview of health ministry, inter-sectoral programming becomes critical to progress towards ending tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, globally. Indian government has committed to end TB by 2025 - a welcome political commitment indeed - but warrants urgent and unprecedente
My first personal brush with the severity of asthma was several years ago, when one of my students suddenly started gasping for breath in the middle of her Physics Practical final examination of Class 12. We were clueless about the cause of her sudden affliction. Other than making her sit in the ope
Since the creation of de-escalation zones inside Syria with Russia, Iran and Turkey as guarantors the talks for partition of the country is gaining momentum. This idea of de-jure partition of Syria was officially the Plan B of John Kerry, the US secretary of state which he announced in February, 201
Not approaching ICJ when consular access was first denied, the biggest mistake of India (ii)- Not petitioning ICJ to order consular access even now, the big drafting mistake of India (iii)- Not ordering councilor access to Jadhav before his any appeal (in SCP or with PoP) has made May, 18 ICJ order
Nel Noddings, eminent American educationalist wrote in Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War that “Gandhi, convinced of the power of Satyagraha, suggested that it be used by the Jews against the Nazis. In response, Martin Buber – who had earlier (1930) written that much could be learned
So said Jose Luis Castro, Executive Director of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union). TB related stigma and discrimination still lurks in our communities and blocks access to existing care services. Jose shared several examples where TB patients felt isolated, frustrated a
Religion is often a topic of great debate. Religion became the most powerful way of making people obedient.
A wise man once said, “I am not sure if Pakistan was created in the name of religion but it sure is being destroyed in the name of religion.” The victims are the Hazaras of Quetta, Christians
Later this month, health ministers of our governments will convene for World Health Assembly (WHA) to shape the agenda of the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as elect its new leader as Dr Margaret Chan's tenure as WHO Director-General comes to an end. During Dr Chan's leadership of WHO, adop
The recent Turkish air strikes on Kurdish positions in north-eastern Syria killed at least 28 YPG fighters (People Protection Units) armed wing of Kurdish Democratic Union Party or popularly known as PYD and wounded 18 others. Since then clashes broke out and continued between the YPG and Turkish mi
On Friday reportedly the Supreme Court of India (SCI) practically dismissed the petition of J&K Bar Association (J&K-BA) by putting impossible condition that it can order dialogue with Kashmiris to resolve Kashmir conflict if there was a halt to stone-pelting and bloodshed. Like any other Bar Associ
Our governments have committed to reduce premature deaths due to non-communicable diseases (including asthma) by one-third by 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). The National Health Policy 2017 of India also promises to "reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diab
The present Government in Goa is the most unrepresentative ever in this State and possibly in the whole country. Most Ministers in this Government were elected on an anti – BJP platform and they defeated the BJP candidates.
The present Government is in violation of every canon of constitutional pr
These days the terms 'refugee' and 'migrant' are being used widely. But, meanings of these terms are not the same. Migrants are persons who move from one country to other to improve their lives. Whereas refugees are the persons who move from their native country to other countries in order to save
Iran Presidential elections are scheduled to be held next month. It will be the twelfth presidential elections since 1979 Islamic revolution. Local elections will be held alongside of this election. Pundits, the press and Iran-watchers indulge in horserace analysis of the Iranian presidential race.
Trump’s wish for USA to lead the world getting frustrated due to lack of will: Whatever may be the short-comings of USA (and there are many) but fact is that USA remains the last hope for suffering mankind. Hence after April, 7 US missile attack on Syria as a punishment for alleged chemical attack
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a 9.2-km tunnel between Chenani and Nashri in Jammu and Kashmir on April 1, 2017. This road tunnel is India’s longest and will reduce driving time between Jammu and Srinagar by two hours. Speaking at Battla Ballian town in Udhampur district, Modi said that th
Egypt Coptic Christians suffered another fatal attack on its churches during this morning’s (April 9) Palm Sunday celebrations. Many parishioners were killed and maimed in a dual-church attack during the Palm Sunday services.
North of Cairo, a terrorist bomb struck the Church of Saint George in Tan
Not long ago, we heard Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's speech at the inauguration of a water filtration plant at Katas Raj temple complex. He stated that the day is not far when Pakistan will be recognised as a "minorities-friendly country", and that people of all religions should have equal rights in
For complete Syria solution, Indian Muslims should move GOI to offer 10 million Muslims. By Hem Raj Jain
US military strike of Friday in Syria (in view of alleged chemical attack on Syrians by Syrian regime) should not be a merely punitive action rather it should lead to permanent Syria solution because Syrians have already suffered a lot during last 6 years in the name of ‘Arab-spring’ and now they sh
Inter-sectoral and well-coordinated battle to endTB is imperative to deliver on Agenda 2030. By Bobby Ramakant
Growing political commitment of governments globally to #endTB is indeed welcoming but governments need to walk the talk too to #endTB and deliver on promises of integrated sustainable development by 2030.
Reality check on any specific indicator to show progress made towards ending TB will raise se
This refers to interview (in ‘Times of India’ April, 3) of former Ambassador and former Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns, presently the President of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in which Burns says that – “I have been impressed by what my colleagues in Delhi have accomplished
Storms make trees take deeper roots: Insights of a cancer survivor with indomitable spirit. By Shobha Shukla
"One night, in the summer of 2013, I felt a twitch in my breast. It was something like if you hurt your toenail. Having a family history of cancer, I did not want to take any chance, and promptly saw my doctor the very next day. He reassured me that there was nothing to worry, more so because there
With summer coming, irresponsible Kashmiris should be prepared for their more bloodshed. The solution to Kashmir problem is not a rocket science. Any person even with a little knowledge of politics knows that India was partitioned in 1947 on religious lines but Muslim majority J&K (sharing border wi
The recent Israeli strike in the city of Palymra that targeted a weapons shipment meant for Hezbollah was the deepest such raid into Syrian territory since the beginning of the Syrian civil war. It clearly indicates that Israel is going to any extend to stop weapons transfer to Hezbollah. But despit
The eight Istanbul Principles, adopted in 2010 by over two hundred civil society organisations (CSOs) from 82 countries, constitute a statement of common values and approaches to guide CSOs' work.
Seven years down the line, civil society has made strides in improving their effectiveness and account
The issue of ‘universal development agenda’ is the issue of the twenty-first century. Never before have so many suffered amidst liberty and luxury for the few. The wealth of single individuals exceeds the wealth of many nations. In highly developed countries, the number of persons living past 80 yea
The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the 4th session of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) from 29 to 31 March 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. The APFSD is expected to define a regional roadmap to support member States' implement
PM should initiate process of inviting UNPKF in case of highly likely civil war in India. By Hem Raj Jain
If global community does nothing, nobody will be more happy than ISIS etc about their easy entry in India due to what is presently happening in India
Ref:- (i)- BJP MP Subramanian Swamy’s warning should be taken seriously that in case disputed site is given by SCI to Muslims then it may not be poss
There are very few occasions which we celebrate as nation in Pakistan, without any difference of our religion, cast or language, i.e. New Year 01st January, Valentine’s Day 14th February (Controversial), Pakistan Day 23rd March, Independence Day 14th August, Defense Day 06th September, etc.
On Supreme Court offer, Muslim leaders talking against interests of Indian Muslims & Islam. By Hem Raj Jain
Sub:- Muslim leaders are going against the interests of Indian Muslims & Islam by not demanding restoration of status-quo-ante of Babri Masjid
As widely reported in media, on March, 21 while hearing an application to expedite the hearing, in a judicial first of the country, Chief Justice of India (
Recent years have seen an alarming surge in street violence across a country where religion and ethnic strife have plagued the lives of millions of Pakistanis. However, the societal mind-set that helps acceptance for lunch mobs and vigilante justice is not exclusive to just Muslims; as such heinous
A very sad incidence was took place on 9th March 2013, when 1000 of Muslims attack on Joseph Colony, a Christian located area, due to the allegation of blasphemy of Islamic Prophet.
Three days before the attack took place, Sawan Masih a resident of Joseph colony was accused of blasphemy of Islamic
The Hindutva umbrella which was deployed in Gujarat camouflaged the caste and class conflicts. Hindutva forces will probably become even more aggressive after UP election result. Now Modi--Amit shah jodi will fire all cylinders to win Gujarat-- their home state
Assembly Elections in Gujarat are sc
Sub:- (i)- Jews of Israel don’t understand that Two-State-Solution is harmful for Jews as it will create permanent animosity between Jews and Muslims of rest of the World (ii)- Trump should work only for One-State-Solution for Israel in the interest of all.
It is heartening to note that during las
Sometime back responding to the American engineers’ claim of possibility of tampering with Indian Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), the BBC correspondent asked India’s Deputy Election Commissioner, Alok Shukla, about the possibility of hacking EVM, he said, ‘even getting hold of machines to tamper wi
The Iraqi military and its allies have nearly defeated Islamic State in its final and largest Iraqi stronghold of Mosul. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in his recent visit to Mosul said the defeat of Islamic State militants in Mosul is “inevitable”. Even Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has
Wisdom of Nelson Mandela, "It always seems impossible until it's done", has only deepened in relevance and context when we review the fight against tuberculosis (TB), a curable disease which continues to be one of the top ten causes of death globally.
With 1.8 million TB deaths globally (480,000 TB
Sub:- Kashmiris cheer-up! At-last the immediate end of seemingly endless sufferings & human-rights-violations of Kashmiris is in sight
Nothing can be better news for Kashmiris than the approval of US First Lady Melania Trump of idea of Kashmiri Women meeting her for Kashmir solution. This approval
The question of an Uniform Civil Code is one of the most controversial issues in Indian politics today. The Uniform Civil Code is intended to replace personal laws based on customs and religion of the major communities of India by one common law covering marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption and
To mark International Women's Day 2017, CNS presents an exclusive story of courage and inspirtion, based upon an interview with TB survivor and activist Prabha Mahesh
"I can never forget that day. It is etched in my mind forever. I came back from the laboratory totally devastated and in tears. I ha
Four-point Formula does not want to resolve the Kashmir dispute but to dissolve it says Ambassador Yusuf Buch
Abba Eban, an international diplomat is reported to have once said, “History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they exhaust all other alternatives.” That wisdom was apparen
Surely, men who submit themselves to God and women who submit themselves to Him, and believing men and believing women, and obedient men and obedient women and truthful men and truthful women, and men steadfast in their faith and steadfast women, and men who are humble and women who are humble, and
The massive claps and standing ovations during February, 28 address of US President Trump to joint session of US Congress (which is no more than shallow & regressive prescription for the remedy of various problems and challenges being faced by USA) only gives a clue that why political establishment
Over a thousand angry students at the University of California–Berkeley recently welcomed an invited conservative speaker to their campus by staging a noisy reception, which caused an estimated $100,000 in property damage. Some believe the reception was well-funded and organized, and it was another
India and Pakistan have had more than 150 official rounds of talks in the last seven decades to discuss conflicts and differences between them. The by-product of every round of talk was an agreement to meet again to talk. In consequence, the peace process between India and Pakistan has always remain
Just after the one year of independence, the sad demise of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, stating the unending debate regarding the ideological identity of the newly-established country. Interestingly, both sides used to quote his speeches in support of their point of views. One segment of the so
The United States new President Donald Trump decision to quickly slap new sanctions on Iran after it conducted a ballistic missile test clearly signals the hard turn the new administration intends to take with Tehran. Neutralizing the Iranian threat in the Middle East has been an American aim since
If we were to judge the UN based upon its history of involvement in efforts to resolve international conflicts, the simplest answer is that it has been an enormous failure. The UN of course is a far more complex organization whose work covers such a wide range of activities that conflict resolution
So said award-winning Dr Chitra Chandrashekar, Director of Dr Iravatham’s Clinical Laboratory, Hyderabad. I met her in Mumbai during NAPCON 2016 and was struck by her modesty and her passion for working in the field of TB. Chitra spoke with CNS (Citizen News Service) about her study titled
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates could be the world's first trillionaire, according to recent research done by Oxfam International. When Gates left Microsoft in 2006, his net worth was $50 billion. His wealth has been growing by 11% per year since 2009 and by 2016 has risen to $75 billion. The Oxfam
Religion has emerged as a major source of conflict across the globe. Ideological strife has now given place to the “clash of civilizations” and it is felt that in the foreseeable future, religion will be a major source of conflict within and among nations. The possibilities of conflict are greater i
Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. In 2012, there were an estimated 1.8 million new lung cancer cases (13% of all cancers diagnosed), and 1.59 million deaths (19.4% of the total cancer deaths). According to the latest cancer registry data released by the Indian Council of Medical Resea
There is a hadith that appears in different books of Hadith. In the Musnad Ahmad it reads as follows: “If you do wrongful acts such that the entire space between heaven and earth gets filled with your sins, and then you ask for God’s forgiveness, God will forgive you. If you do not make mistakes, th
As fertility rates decline and life expectancy increases, the number of senior citizens is growing globally. Among the 7.3 billion people worldwide in 2015, an estimated 617.1 million, were aged 65 years or more. The Asia Pacific region is ageing rapidly and South-East Asia’s elderly numbers are gro
The recent statement of Senator Farhatullah Baber and revelation about a quarter-century-old report on the blasphemy law has reignited the dimming hope that a purposely debate about its amendment could be held.
Despite acknowledging its growing misuse by all sections of our society, including relig
The new United States President Donald Trump is unlikely to release six Pakistani nationals, including the notorious Khalid Mohammed Sheikh, one of the masterminds of 9/11, now jailed at Guantanamo Bay camp.
As many as 72 Pakistani nationals had been caught and detained at this camp in Cuba of
President Bashar Al-Assad is starting to look that he will survive the uprising, even in the estimation of some of his staunchest opponents. It is a reality that almost everyone agrees to that the Syrian regime has revealed an extraordinary ability to survive. Despite the blows it has sustained in t
Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) is deeply saddened by the growing degradation of respect for human rights, dignity, security, and freedoms from Establishment so-called “mainstream,” Media within the United States of America and the United Kingdom. Over the past year, R.E.A.L. has obs
R.E.A.L. applauds the many women's groups who seek to promote a voice for women's human rights that seek to demonstrate peacefully today or any day. But we also know how little women's rights have seen such public activism over the past 8 years, and urge that women's right activists be honest about
On behalf of the ‘World Kashmir Awareness’ and its members, sincere congratulations Mr. President-elect on your election as the 45th President of the United States of America. As you settled down to your new responsibilities, I would like you to know that the best wishes of Americans of Kashmiri ori
May I take this opportunity to offer you, Mr. Antonio Guterres, on behalf of the ‘World Kashmir Awareness’ and its members sincere congratulations on your election as the ninth Secretary General of the United Nations. The unanimity of the Security Council is indicative of their wisdom in believing t
Dr. Sherkoh Abbas president of the Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria (Kurdnas) the organisation created after the major uprising in 2004 (al-Qamishli protests in Syria). Dr Abbas was born in Qamishli in north-eastern Syria and migrated to United States in 1980’s. He currently lives in Washington
Peace need not be impracticable, and war need not be inevitable.” John F. Kennedy: Peace has eluded Kashmir for more than 69 years, every since British sovereignty lapsed on August 15, 1947. The Government of India holds the decisive cards to end Kashmir’s convulsions and carnage on a genocidal scal
On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.