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Rajan Zed
By Rajan Zed
president of Universal Society of Hinduism
President of Universal Society of Hinduism, Nevada, USA
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By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
India ranks at 141 among 165 countries analyzed by Newsweek magazine in the treatment of women. In the “Best and Worst Places for Women” analysis of Newsweek published in its September 26 edition, determining “which countries offer women the most expansive rights and the best quality of life”, Iceland (number one), Sweden, Canada, Denmark and Finland ranked at top five; while Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan and Chad (number 165) were at the bottom.
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By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
I wish  Bhai-Dooj greetings to Hindus worldwide praying that it create stronger bond between brothers-sisters and wishing them healthy, joyful and productive lives.
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By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
Rising anti-Roma sentiment in some quarters of Bulgaria raises concern.  The European Union (EU) should urgently intervene to protect the human rights and freedoms of Roma (Gypsies) in Bulgaria. (Full Story)
By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
15 million stateless people worldwide suffer rejection day after day. The issue of statelessness should be urgently addressed and stateless populations around the world need to be protected from severe and continuous violation of their human rights.
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By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
The reported initiative of erection of a wall around a Roma (Gypsy) neighborhood in northern Romania, is a clear sign of apartheid. (Full Story)
By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
World should take immediate steps to save the poorest children dying of neglect and failed government policies. (Full Story)
By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
The new Hungarian Presidency should not stay apathetic and a silent spectator when about 15 million fellow Roma brothers/sisters are reportedly facing blatant injustice and discrimination in Europe. (Full Story)
By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
Vancouver in Canada will erect a commemorative monument to the 1914 Komagata Maru ship incident involving denial of entry to its passengers from Punjab (India) into Canada. (Full Story)
By Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism
Prestigious Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York (USA) will transform into a “peace lab” on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday falling on October two to commemorate International Day of Non-Violence.
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