terrorism

20. Nov 2012

Pakistan: a consolidated democracy?

democracy, Elections, government, Human rights, InFocus, Islam, Pakistan, terrorism

Intervention at a conference arranged by South Asia Democratic Forum on the occasion of the UN Human Rights Council’s periodic review of  “Pakistan”, Palais des Nations, Geneva, October 30, 2012. by Stig Toft Madsen Senior Research Fellow NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies This intervention will cover the period from the return of Benazir […]

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3. Oct 2011

A Dane in distress

Human rights, India, InFocus, Law, terrorism

By Stig Toft Madsen Research Associate, NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies The Purulia Arms drop in 1995 was a rare example of a private team of white criminals delivering weapons to an oppositional group in India. The main organizer of the arms drop was a Dane inter alia named Niels Holck. This blog discusses various […]

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3. May 2011

Osama bin Laden og Ayman al-Zawahiri i Afghanistan og Pakistan

Afghanistan, InFocus, Pakistan, terror, terrorism

De to terrorister, som jeg vil fokusere på, er Osama bin Laden (født 10. Marts 1957 i Jiddah i Saudi Arabien, død 2. maj 2011) og i mindre omfang Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri (født 19. Juni 1951 i Cairo i Egypten). Fælles for disse to terrorister er, at de har opholdt sig meget længe uden for […]

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13. Jul 2009

Some thoughts about the background to the recent events in Urumchi from a sociolinguist’s point of view

China, InFocus, minorities, poverty, terrorism, Xinjiang

Joakim Enwall
Associate Professor
Chinese Language and Culture
Department of Linguistics and Philology
Uppsala University

July 12, 2009

Introduction

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10. Feb 2009

The End is Near, But Has it really Finished?

InFocus, terrorism

President Rajapakse expressed in his Independence Day address to the nation that his was confident that the days of the LTTE were numbered and very few indeed. Kehelia Rambukawella in an interview with Asian Tribute, the internet based paper, a few days ago that it was of no importance to the government of Sri Lanka whether the LTTE supremo Prabhakaran was dead or alive.

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6. Jan 2009

THE ATTACK ON MUMBAI By Stig Toft Madsen Lund University

India, InFocus, terrorism

  The attack on Mumbai came after a series of terrorist acts in other Indian cities. Shortly after the attack, a hitherto unknown group, the Deccan Mujahidin, took the responsibility. Because the attack on Mumbai followed the attacks to which the similarly named Indian Mujahidin had owed responsibility, many commentators initially connected the two groups, […]

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1. Dec 2008

THE ATTACK ON MUMBAI

India, InFocus, terrorism


By Stig Toft Madsen

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