An ‘international’ tribunal for ISIS fighters?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Today, Nuremberg could be a style, if not the template, for establishing a proper trial process for 21st-century crimes against humanity. Sweden has begun moves to establish an international tribunal to try Islamic State (ISIS) fighters for crimes they are suspected of having committed in Iraq and Syria. The moves, however, have been limited to … Continue reading “An ‘international’ tribunal for ISIS fighters?”

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Forced to fight their own fight: how Dalit women are caught in the crossfire between misogyny and casteism in India

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2019 / The National


The insults heaped on political leader Mayawati — mainly from women — show the ugly intersection of two kinds of hatred present in Indian society January 30 marks 71 years since Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. One of the clearest signs of his increasing irrelevance in India may be the way he has been all but excised from the debate over … Continue reading “Forced to fight their own fight: how Dalit women are caught in the crossfire between misogyny and casteism in India”

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President Trump seems almost to wear the mythical Ring of Gyges, and yet…

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2018


For those who despair at sight and sound of unfit people in high office, it’s worth remembering that ideas of justice and virtue are basic to human beings. Without justice and virtue, we would all, long ago, have eaten each other. Back in the 4th century BC, Plato was pointing out the reason for acting … Continue reading “President Trump seems almost to wear the mythical Ring of Gyges, and yet…”

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Justice: The only greater common good in the new world order

by Rashmee

Posted on January 27, 2017


It’s still the same it’s always been through the history of mankind – the thirst for justice and the expectation of justice. But because it is the 21st century and we’re supposed to be living in an egalitarian global village, waving at hipster high-living people across the grassy commons, many of us also have the … Continue reading “Justice: The only greater common good in the new world order”

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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