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Sadiyah, 5, Boomay, holds broken pages of the Qu’ran as she walks home from a make-shift Madrasa set up in Thawepen unregistered IDP Camp, in the outskirts of Sittwe. Photograph by Marta Tucci   As with most of the world and its regions, in particular South East Asia’s the Republic of the union of Myanmar (Burma), its history and human inhabitants come from varied settlers, wandering tribes and conquering armies. The land lies on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman coast with Bangladesh and India to the west, Laos and Thailand to the east and China to the north. These

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Rape in Kashmir by Indian army personnel or in Delhi by a juice-seller, is same. There is no justification for rape. However, in the “world’s largest democracy” India the system of justice is such a failure that it leaves victims longing for justice. Most of the victims never see the culprits punished as per the law. But in a place like Kashmir or Manipur, it is the law (AFSPA) itself which gives impunity to the rapists. In May 2009, two girls, Asiya Jan (17) and Neelofer Jan (22)were allegedly abducted, gang raped and murdered on the intervening night of May

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We welcome the report of the State Human Rights Commission of Jammu and Kashmir (SHRC) on unmarked graves in north Indian-administered Kashmir (dated July 2011 and recently released), taking suo moto cognizance of the matter, and appreciate the courage and labour that this work signifies. SHRC’s report acknowledges and corroborates the research documented in the report, BURIED EVIDENCE, released by the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice (IPTK) in December 2009. SHRC investigated unmarked graves in Bandipora, Baramulla, Kupwara, and Handwara districts across 38 graveyards and verified 2156 unidentified bodies in unidentified graves. Based on investigative research conducted

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