The Cognizant Citizen: A Holocaust In Disguise

On 7th December, an Uyghur woman named Asiye Abdulaheb gave a horrific account to the New York Times on life inside China's concentration camps. She described that these camps, in which over a million Uyghurs were imprisoned and indoctrinated, were an attempt to detach them from their language, religion and culture. In a telephone interview with... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Sudan Uprising

  The Republic of Sudan is a small country situated in Northeast Africa backed up by colossal oil production and agriculture. The country—hiding behind the ‘high’ GDP and growth—is facing one of the biggest and escalating humanitarian crisis. Under the rule of President Omar al-Bashir, the people suffered from rising prices of essential commodities, and... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Pulwama Attacks

  On the fourteenth of February 2019, a cowardly suicide attack on a convoy of vehicles carrying Central Reserve Police Forces(CRPF) personnel in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir shocked citizens in every corner of the country. Hours later, Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammed(JeM) claimed responsibility. The carnage claimed the lives of 46 CRPF personnel and of... Continue Reading →

The Cognizant Citizen: The Aadhar That Couldn’t

Multi-purpose National Identity Card. National Authority for Unique Identification. Unique Identification of Authority of India. Many names, one ID— Aadhar, the world’s largest biometric initiative.  The seemingly harmless card that an Indian citizen is expected to acquire holds vital information such as the name, date of birth, and address, but ties into biometric data and... Continue Reading →

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