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Millions of Dalit Muslims face caste discrimination (IDSN News 2016)
An estimated 100 million or more “Dalit Muslims” live in India. Activists and social scientists argue that affirmative action policies for ‘scheduled castes’ should also apply to this group.
video  aljazeera  Dalit  India  religious_minorities  caste  discrimination  IDSN  idsnnews  2016 
april 2017 by idsn
Dalit Muslims of India (Video - Al Jazeera)
In a bid to escape poverty and caste discrimination, some Hindu Dalits are converting to Islam and other faiths.
press  2015  film  video  religious_minorities  india  caste  dalit  october2015clippings  conversion  press_global 
november 2015 by idsn
Dalits in Pakistan suffer from severe drought – despite promises to act
1.2 million people and five million livestock in district Tharparkar are once again in the grip of a severe drought and efforts to prevent future human catastrophies must be stepped up.
idsn  news  2014  idsnnews  pakistan  caste  religious_minorities  humanitarian  disaster_relief  pdsn  dalit  minorities 
october 2014 by idsn
Thousands of Dalits protest over attacks and discrimination in Pakistan
In a mass protest 15,000 Hindus, the majority of them Dalits, marched through the streets of Karachi to push for the provincial Government of Sindh in Pakistan to meet their demands for provisions to stop escalating discrimination against Hindus in the region.
idsn  news  2014  idsnnews  pakistan  dalit  religious_minorities  march  resistance  caste  marches  activism  middle_east  minorities 
october 2014 by idsn

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