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Activists bristle as India cracks down on foreign funding of NGOs

By Rama Lakshmi, Monday, May 20, 7:14 AM E-mail the writer, WP NEW DELHI — Amid an intensifying crackdown on nongovernmental groups that receive foreign funding, Indian activists are accusing the government of stifling their right to dissent in the world’s largest democracy.India has tightened the rules… Continue Reading →

US sanctions Iran over Internet, media censorship

(AFP) –  nOV 9, 2012 WASHINGTON — Washington unveiled sanctions Thursday against top Iranians and national bodies, including the communications minister and the culture ministry, hitting back for media and Internet censorship. The move against Communications Minister Reza Taghipour came… Continue Reading →

Sudan using protests ‘to silence dissenters’, same as India

Rights group report urges Sudan to end the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters and journalists. Last Modified: 27 Jun 2012 10:09   Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, has said the protests against high prices is the work of “a few agitators”… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release-US’ reaffirmation of visa denial to Modi welcomed by IAMC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday April 26, 2012 The Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India‘s pluralist and tolerant ethos today welcomed the US State Department‘s reiteration of its position on the issue of a US visa… Continue Reading →

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