OPINION EDITORIALS

The opinion editorials of Director of Asian Centre for Human Rights, Mr Suhas Chakma, on critical human rights issues may be followed here.....

Title Date News Type Newspaper Country
Will Suu Kyi pose threat to a democratic Myanmar? 21.11.2015 Opinion-editorial Bangkok Post Thailand
AFSPA made dirtier by the judiciary 16.11.2015 Opinion-editorial The Tribune India
Separation of powers keeps judiciary safe 19.10.2015 Opinion-editorial The Tribune India
A point of no return 28.02.2015 Opinion-editorial Daily News & Analysis India
Fifty shades of terror 23.01.2015 Opinion-editorial Daily News & Analysis India
Part-II: End of the Rajapaksa regime? 07.01.2015 Opinion-editorial The Sentinel India
Sri Lanka: End Of The Rajapaksa Regime? 06.01.2015 Opinion-editorial The Sri Lanka Guardian Sri Lanka
SL polls: A formidable Opposition could turn the tide 06.01.2015 Opinion-editorial The Hindustan Times India
Part-I: End of the Rajapaksa regime? 06.01.2015 Opinion-editorial The Sentinel India
Is President Mahinda Rajpaksa losing? 06.01.2015 Opinion-editorial Review Nepal Nepal
How To Stop Racist Attacks 06.12.2014 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Neither truth nor justice 18.08.2014 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Modi operandi 03.08.2014 Opinion-editorial The Republica Nepal
Naked truth 27.07.2014 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Kashmir and Cold War syndrome - India's global human rights advocacy 07.11.2013 Opinion-editorial The Kashmir Times India
India's global human rights advocacy: hamstrung by Kashmir and Cold War syndrome 06.11.2013 Opinion-editorial Open Democracy UK
India too ‘hamstrung by Kashmir and Cold War syndrome’ to advance human rights, democracy 06.11.2013 Opinion-editorial Democracy Digest UK
Lessons for South Asia 29.10.2013 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Nothing India's done yet will curb Naxalism 02.06.2013 Opinion-editorial The Asian Age India
State-Sanctioned Violation 01.06.2013 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
One thing at a time 01.04.2013 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
No fence to sit on 14.02.2013 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
UN, diplomats and criminals 14.10.2012 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Retired judges versus retired bureaucrats 20.09.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Assam riots and dilemma of the Indian secularists 01.09.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Minorities commission trivialises the conflict 27.08.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Seeds of violence still germinate 06.08.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Chinks in the armour 04.08.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Lack of political will magnified the issue into humanitarian crisis 03.08.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
EU-India at loggerheads on human rights 21.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
EU-India’s face-to-face confrontation on human rights 18.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Internet Freedom: India’s Turn Towards an Authoritarian State 17.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Thinking Aloud! India
End of the road for Hasina? 09.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
End of the road for Hasina? 08.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Nasheed: The classic case of a pro-democracy activist’s failure 04.07.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Political Prisoners: The Princess and Ugly Ducklings June 2012 Opinion-editorial Diplomatist India
India’s policy paralysis on Nepal 25.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Games presidents play 24.06.2012 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
India must tweak its policy on Nepal 21.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
The trail will now run cold 12.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Saving the Jarawas 11.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Humiliation, exploitation must stop 08.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Policy paralysis 07.06.2012 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
There’s much to answer on human rights 04.06.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Guidelines for protection of children in conflict situations 04.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Handle juveniles with care, lawfully 02.06.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Once in four years, India has to reply 24.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
India faces UN test on human rights 24.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
India faces UN tests on human rights 23.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Imphal Free Press India
Political stability still continues to elude Nepal 21.05.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Protecting children in conflict situations 20.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Kathmandu vs Rest of Nepal 19.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Protecting children in conflict situations 19.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Imphal Free Press India
Protecting children in conflict situations, 18 May 2012 18.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Kangla Online India
Protecting children in conflict situations 18.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Manipur News India
Enhanced bilateral relations with Burma in India’s interest 09.05.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Indian PM’s agenda for Myanmar, 09 May 2012 09.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisiters Post India
First, counter the states’ concerns 05.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
NCTC: Missing the woods from the trees 03.05.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
India does not need NCTC 03.05.2012 Opinion-editorial The Pioneer India
Crimes need punishment 30.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Justice eludes Nepal 30.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Money for justice 29.04.2012 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Combating caste violence 26.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Combating caste violence 25.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
India: Moving towards the new police state 20.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Definite moves towards a police state 14.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
It’s all in the family for the Rajapakses 12.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Sri Lanka needs to address democracy concerns 07.04.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Ecclesiophobia in our land 25.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
India's Christianophobia 25.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Human life remains as cheap as a bullet 11.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Tackling illegal police firing in India 09.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
The limits of public discourse 04.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Lokpal Bill: After the deluge 03.01.2012 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
The custodians of death 28.12.2011 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
A country resurfaces 09.12.2011 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
BURMA'S ROAD TO DEMOCRACY: China v West in Burma 08.12.2011 Opinion-editorial Bangkok Post Thailand
Omar demand on AFSPA exposes govt fraught 02.12.2011 Opinion-editorial Seven Siste's Post India
Acts that don’t meet an end 30.11. 2011 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
AG’s opinion on AFSPA is non-est in law 30.11.2011 Opinion-editorial Imphal Free Press India
Parliament needs to open the rights door 23.11.2011 Opinion-editorial Tehelka India
Why no anti-torture law in India? 22.11.2011 Opinion-editorial Seven Sisters Post India
Flawed approach 03.06.2011 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
The Maoist bogey 28.04.2011 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Krishna’s call 20.04.2011 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal
Wrong on rights 25.01.2011 Opinion-editorial The Kathmandu Post Nepal