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Indian Politician Complains That a Goat Was Arrested but Rapists Walk Free

A goat was arrested in India this week. At least one lawmaker is calling it a waste of time when there are rapists walking free.

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Bollywood Star: Airlines That Don’t Let Me Perform Are Preventing Happiness

Five flight attendants were suspended after letting a Bollywood star perform over the in-flight speaker system.

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India’s Media has a Rape Problem

Victim blaming is rampant in Indian media, and the government is complicit -- even when it tries to confront sexual violence.

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The Great Civil Society Choke-out

Around the world, governments are doing their best to strangle funding for the civilian groups that dare to challenge their power and hold them to account.

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Pakistan’s Perpetual Militant Feedback Loop

In the wake of a recent attack in India, Islamabad is again pledging to get tough on militants. Why should this time be any different?

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How to Get Away With Manslaughter, Bollywood-Style

Why did India's underclass stand by superstar Salman Khan, even after he ran over five people sleeping outside a bakery?

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Mumbai: It’s Time to End Deaths-by-Selfie

After a teenager died while taking a selfie last week, Mumbai established no-selfie zones to prevent future accidents.

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