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The Death Penalty: A legal, yet rarely carried out sentence

ShareMohammad Afzal Guru was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 8:00am on February 9, 2013. He was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit murder and attempting to wage war against the Government of India. Afzal was convicted during the … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

ShareWelcome back to another fantastic semester with SAPAC, packed with compelling concepts and fresh opportunities to further South Asian discourse. Come down on Monday, February 4th at 7pm to learn more about what SAPAC will be doing this semester at our GIM … Continue reading

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The Power of a Name

ShareToday is International Human Rights Day, a day to be thankful for the fundamental human rights that we enjoy – the right to speak freely, to undergo a fair and public hearing, to openly practice our faith, and to make … Continue reading

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The Hajj: A display of Islamic nationalism

ShareWith the recent passing of Eid al-Adha celebrations, many across the globe watched in awe as almost four million pilgrims undertook Hajj, the fascinating and most vigilant display of Muslim solidarity. Throughout history, the Hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, has … Continue reading

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The Silent Dissident: Aung Sang Suu Kyi and the plight of the Rohingyas

ShareDuring her recent trip to the United States, Nobel Prize winning Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi took to the stage at the San Francisco Freedom Forum to accept the inaugural Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent. However one … Continue reading

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