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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 Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Does anyone give a s**t?

A new bill in India aimed at protecting manual cleaners of human excrement needs to translate into political action, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Defending the right to watch violent porn – how can that be justice for April Jones?

Enough excuses, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Violent porn must be banned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A closer look at India’s anti-corruption hero Anna Hazare

Mari Thekaekara wonders whether an undemocratic activist should be blackmailing the Indian government.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Disappearing girls

Female foeticide in many parts of Asia reflects the grim position of women, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Can Bollywood shatter India’s caste system?

India’s leading film star Aamir Khan is shining a light on tough social issues and the country is taking notice, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mumbai defendants’ trial by media

Dilnaz Boga reflects on why the guilty verdict against the 12 accused is itself suspect.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The aftermath of genocide

Ten years after the violence that led to hundreds of deaths in the Indian state of Gujarat,deep divisions still remain, saysMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Land rights victory for Indian marchers

March of landless people called off after government agrees to demands. Johanna Rogers reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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