Skip to Content

Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2964

Monthly archive

Burma: Chin Activists In London To Highlight Violations Of Religious Freedom

A delegation of ethnic Chin activists from Burma will visit London this week, to highlight violations of religious freedom by the government in Burma.

Sri Lanka submitted its National Report for consideration at the Universal Periodic Review - Ambassador Ravinatha P. Aryasinha

Sri Lanka in fulfillment of its international obligations of engagement with the mechanisms of the Human Rights Council, last month Sri Lanka submitted its National Report for consideration at the forthcoming 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review scheduled to take place in November 2012.

BJP ally JDU takes fight over Modi to Gujarat polls

In a clear challenge to Chief Minister Narendra Modi who is harbouring Prime Ministerial ambitions , the Janata dal (United), which runs a coalition with the BJP in BIhar, has decided to contest assembly elections in Gujarat on its own.

Combination Prevention: Can it turn the HIV tide?

If we really want to turn the HIV tide, we cannot afford to wait for a 'magic bullet', but do a better job with a broad range of HIV prevention and treatment tools and approaches at hand.

Sri Lankan Provincial elections; TNA should be part of a provincial government in the East

Provincial council elections in the North Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces once again demonstrated that the Rajapaksa express is still chugging along without any serious opposition, although there is little doubt that the full force of the UPFA government was used to secure this election. Power of incumbency is a lethal force that is hard to match.

Britain’s 76-year drought broken by a Scot

A Scot, Andy Murray, ended Britain’s 76-year drought for a male Grand Slam singles champion with a historic victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open final, in one of the longest tennis battle lasting just 6 minutes under five hours.