India and Afghanistan now share an ‘independence day’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 15, 2022


India and Afghanistan now share an independence day. At least, according to the Taliban. August …

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At 75, India and Pakistan look more and more like each other

by Rashmee

Posted on August 12, 2022 / open Democracy


In 75 years as independent countries, India and Pakistan have become more alike than seemed …

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Poor little rich ‘underdog’ Rishi and the U factor

by Rashmee

Posted on July 24, 2022


Rishi Sunak’s push to make the Conservative Party love him (or at least to understand …

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Shame and glory of success in the old imperial power: Rishi Sunak…Mohamed Sarr

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2022


As the Conservative Party leadership contest crystallised to a two-horse race – Rishi Sunak vs …

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As with Mexico 1994, Sri Lanka needs a Nafta-like benefactor

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2022


Sri Lanka’s current economic crisis is reminiscent of Mexico 1994. But there, the comparison ends. …

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Time running out to save Sri Lanka from economic collapse

by Rashmee

Posted on May 12, 2022 / open Democracy


Sri Lanka is in a state of chaos. Faced with the worst economic crisis of …

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The Rohingyas, like India’s Muslims, seem to be a second-string hard luck cause

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2022


As with Muslims in India, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims are denied the luxury afforded by the …

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The West looks carefully away from the situation of Muslims in India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2022


As previously noted, the Indian authorities have conspicuously ignored physical and psychological assaults on Muslims …

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The West suffers selective myopia and amnesia over India’s Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2022


Here’s a good example of the way the Indian authorities ignore physical assaults on Muslims …

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The West sheds still more crocodile tears for Xinjiang

by Rashmee

Posted on April 14, 2022


On April 8, a Christian Chinese national who spent 10 months in a Xinjiang detention …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK