Click on the link at the bottom of this article to read the IDSN May Newsletter.
The newsletter contains international and national news, events/deadlines coming up, the latest studies & reports, and international media and press clippings.
The international news includes updates on the UN Durban Review Conference, the UN Human Rights Council, the EU, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights statements in India and Nepal and the Global Ecumenical Conference on Justice for Dalits.
The featured national news includes updates on the problems Dalits are facing when voting in the Indian elections, the launch of the Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Movement, calls to stop Dalit evictions in Bangladesh and developments in Nepal, as well as other interesting news from south asia.
There are also reminders of the IIDS conference in New Delhi and the Asian College of Journalism scholarship opportunities, as well as information on a new journal and some new studies and reports.
Finally. we have collected a selection of media clippings on the issue of caste-based discrimination which have been printed within the past month.
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