TITLE

USCIRF and the Politics of Human Rights

AUTHOR(S)
Kalra, Samir
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
India -- West;6/10/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 29, pA8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the politics of human rights in India, one of the countries being named in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) watch list of the world's worst violators of religious freedom. The author says that the country has a long history of pluralism and has provided refuge to a number of persecuted religious communities. He notes that the government and court system had took significant steps to conduct inquiries of human rights violence.
ACCESSION #
61823751

 

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