The amendment of the citizenship act in India is expected to have fierce resistance, accusing the BJP of trying to push a Hindu-Nationalist agenda and build vote banks.
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There are too many indications that Pakistan’s military and civilian leaderships are still not willing to break totally with the patterns of its involvement in state terrorism.
The king must ensure more are incorporated in decision-making processes. If this fails, Bhutan will remain an exclusive business run by the elite rather than a democracy.
Islamic fundamentalism in Bangladesh poses the most dangerous challenge to the idea of a tolerant, secular democracy in a Muslim majority country.
The latest military operations by the Taliban in the North of Afghanistan make obvious that the group seems not to be weakened at all, but even stronger than before.
Against the backdrop of the situation of the refugees trying to enter Europe, it is crucial to find the necessary steps needed to stop the exodus of Afghan people.
The time has come that politicians have to deliver good governance instead of covering misrule and autocratic political behaviour under the shadows of ethnic outbidding.
the criticism on the deportation of the Uighur from Thailand to China shows the ambiguity international actors regarding the Uighurs’ treatment by international partners.
Regional governments in South East Asia need to identify the unsolved Rohingya problem as a chance for constructive cooperation instead of a roadblock for collaboration.