Tag: terrorism

29. Apr 2010

The Path of Bliss

InFocus

By Stig Toft Madsen April 23, 2010 The Ananda Marga – the Path of Bliss – was founded in 1955 by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar as a socio-spiritual organization. In 1959, Sarkar added the political wing, known as Proutist Universal, where PROUT stands for Progressive Utilization Theory. Sarkar was born a Bengali in Bihar in 1921. […]

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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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