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How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

The minority has been continually oppressed, marginalised, converted or simply eliminated. Which religious group has the least amount of human rights in South Asia? The probable answer, perhaps surprisingly, is a group that few think about or recognise as existing – Pakistani Hindus. The plight of Pakistani Hindus is among the direst of any community [...]

January 14, 2016 Vamadev Shastri Archives, Pakistan 0

Video : Shake the Saudi Sheikhs

Video : Shake the Saudi Sheikhs

“Saudi culture treats women as just one step above pond scum; they are arrested for driving and writing blogs. The country buys sex slaves trafficked from all over the world, including the West, for the harems of millionaire petro-sheikhs. Recently a girl was sentenced t0 200 lashes and six months in jail for the ‘crime’ [...]

September 14, 2015 HHR Archives, India, World Focus 0

Homosexuality and Hinduism: Beware of alien Christian morals

Homosexuality and Hinduism: Beware of alien Christian morals

“[Many Hindus] claim that having a liberal and enlightened attitude towards homosexuality means that we are giving in to Western influence and values. It is always intriguing when we hear uninformed people speak of homosexuality as a form of colonialism. Aren’t they aware of the apparent contradictions? Of all the institutions we have inherited from [...]

April 11, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

“The Church claims the right to freedom of religion, by which it means its own right to convert others, and never the other way round (recall its strong condemnation of Ghar Wapsi). Christian evangelical efforts in the world today constitute nothing less than an open declaration of war on other religions. What it forgets is [...]

February 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Chittagong Nursing Institute lecturer Ms Anjali Debi Chaudhuri was brutally killed by extremist militants. She was targeted by uknown assailants from the Islamic Chattra Shibir, the student wing of Jamat E Islami Bangladesh because she told the nursing students to follow the dress code of the institute and not to wear Hijab & burka. Due [...]

January 12, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

HHR gives presentation at prestigious Shia Islamic Institute

HHR gives presentation at prestigious Shia Islamic Institute

On 27 August 2014, Hindu Human Rights was invited to participate in the three-day workshop entitled “Religion and Human Rights Compatibility, Conflict and Resolution”, at the Al-Mahdi Institute in Birmingham. Established in 1993 as a center for higher learning in Islam, the Al-Mahdi Institute contributes to Muslim religious scholarship and learning, with particular emphasis on [...]

September 5, 2014 Ranbir Singh Archives, HHR Activities/Press releases 0

Homosexuality and Hinduism

Homosexuality and Hinduism

Hinduism is the world’s oldest continuously practiced religion and Hindus constitute a sixth of the world’s population today. Most Hindus live in India but there are about 1.5 million Hindus, both Indians and non-Indians, in the U.S.A. Modern Hindus regard all beings, including humans, animals, Gods and Goddesses, as manifestations of one universal Atman (Spirit). [...]

December 12, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Sanskrit Shlokas recited at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service

Sanskrit Shlokas recited at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service

Johannesburg:  Sanskrit Shlokas from the Bhagavad Gita were recited today at a historic memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. More than 85,000 people attended the service at the FNB stadium near Johannesburg and millions more witnessed it across the globe. The Shlokas were recited by Pundit Ashwin Trikamjee, who is the President of the [...]

December 11, 2013 HHR World Focus 0

Hindu deities, Shakespeare gave company to Mandela in jail

Hindu deities, Shakespeare gave company to Mandela in jail

When Nelson Mandela spent almost three decades in solitary confinement he was not alone — he had the pictures of a few Indian deities and the writings of William Shakespeare for inspiration.  Locked in jail on Robben Island, newspapers were banned and letters from loved ones a rare treat. Where did he find the inspiration [...]

December 9, 2013 HHR Archives, News updates 0

An Evening with The Hindu Human Rights Group, UK ( 2004 )

An Evening with The Hindu Human Rights Group, UK ( 2004 )

Among various interviews we have done over the years but this one gives a background to the HHR group and how it started. It also covers the problems most Hindus are facing even now. It was done for The Hindu Renaissance Magazine which unfortunately has now long gone out of publication itself... [...]

May 7, 2004 HHR Archives, Articles, HHR Activities/Press releases 0