Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said there were “credible allegations” of the Indian state’s involvement in the murder of Khalistani separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada. In June 2023, this chief of Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF), was gunned down on the grounds of the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple.
Yet Canada has become a hotbed for [...]
Today the world faces existential threat from two sides: global conflict and ecological collapse. We are heading into double extinctions, of culture and nature. These twin interlocking violations are centuries long processes with a common history of settler-colonialism, neo-colonialism and industrial capitalism[i]. Settler colonialism is, as Patrick Wolfe (2006) stated, a “logic of elimination”. It [...]
In the AQA approved Religious Studies text for GCSE (written by Lesley Parry, Jan Hayes, Sheila Butler, published by Hodder Education), we find this rather disturbing view of Hinduism: [...]
Hence this state was built up with American financial and military aid. Relations with the war hawks only soured when it became too obvious that Pakistan was sabotaging attempts at stopping Islamic terrorism. Yet even with this support among western nations for Pakistan’s position of Kashmir remains. It is one of the few areas which [...]
Hinduphobia is a modern term for a far more ancient practice. Hindu Human Rights have traced historical roots in their articles for religious persecution of Hindus since Islamic and British colonialisms.
The experiences of Hindus may have other terms to describe them. This list is an evolving document, set up to clarify the historical context for [...]
In this era of supposedly free news and information we find that certain ‘dissident’ voices are ostracised and placed beyond the pale. Hence we have the case of Julian Assange.
He is not alone in facing the wrath of those who would rather that the public be kept in ignorance.
Then there is Tulsi Gabbard, Despite running [...]
At the Hindu Lord of the Rings gathering connected with the September 2018 World Hindu Conference in Chicago, were incensed at how US politician Tulsi Gabbard withdrew from not just being the chair of the conference, but any participation in it. [...]
The recent furore over the Labour Party’s links to openly anti-Semitic, racist, terrorist and Holocaust deniers is in many respects only the tip of the iceberg. While this is rightly condemned there has been no mention of the anti-Hindu nature of the present leadership which begins at the very top. Any attempt to raise this [...]
The very idea that western civilisation, and the United States in particular, could have nurtured radical Islam remains absurd in many quarters. Indeed it is America that is seen as the bulwark against jihad. How then could the leader of the free world, the founder of modern democracy, the nation that epitomises freedom, that in [...]
IPS officer Bharti Arora, who has been appointed by the BJP government in Haryana to supervise police teams constituted to check slaughter and smuggling of cows, on Monday said that cow smuggling and slaughtering was linked with terrorism. “It is an organised crime and the money from cow slaughtering is being used to spread terrorism [...]