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I don’t want to play God – even when it comes to rapists and child killers

A botched execution in the US gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about the clamour for capital punishment in India today.…

  • Tue May 6 09:31:00 2014
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The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.…

  • Tue Mar 25 06:10:00 2014
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  • Tue Mar 25 03:00:00 2014
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Pink pistols to see off rapists? Don’t make me laugh

Mari Marcel Thekaekera on why niche marketing of a dinky revolver might not be the answer to sexual violence against women in India.…

  • Thu Jan 30 09:31:00 2014
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Talk of Iran’s new, moderate future is premature

The regime is treading the same old path – as the recent murders at Camp Ashraf show, says Moussa Zabeti.…

  • Wed Sep 25 05:49:00 2013
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Some rapes are more newsworthy than others in India

A handful of cases attract international attention yet crimes against Dalit women go unreported, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Sep 3 10:41:00 2013
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Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.…

  • Fri Apr 26 07:46:00 2013
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Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Mar 18 09:52:00 2013
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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Tue Feb 19 05:42:00 2013
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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