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COMMENTARY: Every Citizen’s Right to Liberty and Justice

Nyla Ali Khan   While I have been highly critical of the extended detentions of former heads of government, former legislators, and a former civil services officer under the Public Safety Act (PSC), I cannot forget the 200 Kashmiri men being held in jails outside the Valley. These incarcerated Kashmiris have been detained in Jammu […]

India’s political space is shrinking, muzzling voices of dissent

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan   Editor’s Note: Reference is made in Dr. Nyla’s essay to “détenu”. This word categorizes political prisoners, particularly in the context of India. Rational people cannot gloss over the arbitrary exercise of authority in Kashmir, nor can they legitimize the lack of accountability in the union territory. Subsequent to the revocation […]

Education Commentary: Why is Education Being Corporatized and Human Life Being Devalued?

Nyla Ali Khan   In the southern Indian state of Telangana at least 23 teenagers have killed themselves since the scores of their school-leaving exam results, processed by a private software firm, Globarena Technology, were announced in April. This shocking news attracted worldwide attention, including posts on The City Sentinel’s Facebook page. The education board […]

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