Fifteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed the U.N. plenary last night in Katowice, Poland, condemning global inaction in the face of catastrophic climate change.
In an event marking spontaneous solidarity and anger against forced deportation of refugees by the German government, students of vocational training program in Nuremberg occupied a police van which came to their campus to take one of their classmates for deportation. While the protest by the students have been thoroughly peaceful and spontaneous, the police and authorities have labeled the protesters as left-radicals. However, the agitators are common students with no organised political links.
Ghulam Ali saab is truly the voice of South Asia. He has sang songs in Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Nepali and has millions of fans across India and Pakistan. Shiv Sena, the Hindu fundamentalist party in India’s Maharashtra has succeeded in getting a concert of Ghulam Ali scheduled in Mumbai canceled, through its rabble-rousing.
Dalit Muslims of India – An Aljazeera Documentary
On the occasion of First R. Anuradha Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, Professor Gail Omvedt, a great scholar especially on the issues of Dalit and caste issues, delivered her lecture on revolutionary traditions of Indian feminism.