The Burma Crisis

The Burma crisis is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of these times. The Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic group mainly found in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. This minority has been subjected to persecution for decades. Since late 2017, lakhs of the Rohingya population have fled Burma’s Rakhine state to escape the military’s largeContinue reading “The Burma Crisis”

Yemen Crisis: A Human Rights Violation

Human rights are the basic rights and freedom that belong to every person in the world, from birth to death. They are the rights inherent to all human beings irrespective of their place of birth, caste, colour etc. Generally, the state is the real guardian of human rights and is responsible for any violation ofContinue reading “Yemen Crisis: A Human Rights Violation”

Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370

On May 4, 2020, three AP photojournalists were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the Kashmir siege of 2019. The photographs shed light on the new reality that the people of Kashmir had been living in post the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Legislature. The communications blockade in Kashmir had madeContinue reading “Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370”

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Yemen is facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis today as a result of a civil war that began in 2015. In 2019, United Nations estimations revealed that the civil war has left about 80% of Yemen’s population, i.e., 24 million people, in need of humanitarian aid. As per the 2019 estimations, 20 million Yemenis areContinue reading “The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen”