Category: South Asia

Bangladesh must end crackdown on expression online: Amnesty International

Photo-Amnesty International By Amnesty International/SAT News Desk 25 July 2021: Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on people’s right to freedom of expression online and urgently repeal the draconian Digital Security Act (DSA) unless it can be amended in compliance with international human rights law and standards, Amnesty International said […]

Australia to return 14 stolen art works to India

To be returned: Guru Das Studio, not titled (Gujarati family group portrait0 India purchased 2009. Photo- NSV By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 29 January 2021: The Canberra-based National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has announced it will return 14 works of art from its Asian art collection to the Indian Government. […]

Young woman’s brutal murder shocks Pakistan

Noor Mukadam By SAT News Desk LAHORE/MELBOURNE, July 23, 2021: Noor Mukadam, the 27-year-old daughter of Pakistan’s ambassador to South Korea, has shocked Pakistan. It is the brutality of the crime that has rattled the South Asian country. A report by Xari Jalil from Lahore on, a human rights […]

India’s population is one of its greatest assets : Nayantara Sheron Appleton

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 16 July 2021: The population topic is not new in India. From ‘Do Ya Teen Bas’ (Two or three enough) and later ‘Hum Do Hamare Do’ (We two – Our two) and coercive population control during Indira Gandhi’s emergency are historical. The fact India will […]

Stop religious & other gatherings, third COVID wave “inevitable & imminent” : Indian Medical Association

Photo-ANI New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Appealing to the state governments across the country to not let off their guards against COVID-19, the Indian Medical Association on Monday (12 July 2021) said the third wave of the pandemic is “inevitable and imminent.” Making the universal vaccination reach the maximum […]