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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pakistan      Five militants killed in explosion in FATA
Pakistan      Three persons killed in separate incidents in Karachi
India      Maoists kill a tribal man in Odisha
Pakistan      Policeman killed in Balochistan
India      FGN cadre killed in Nagaland
India      KCP leader dies under mysterious circumstance in Manipur
India      Two persons abducted in Meghalaya
India      Two persons arrested along with explosives in Assam
Bangladesh      JeI leader arrested in Chittagong District
India      LeT militant arrested in Jammu and Kashmir
India      Top Maoist arrested in Chhattisgarh
India      PLFI cadre arrested in Jharkhand
India      One person arrested along with FICN in Delhi
India      Rajasthan Court awards death to one and life term to six in 1996 bus blast case
Pakistan      Federal Government extends detention of LeJ 'chief' Malik Ishaq till Muharram
Sri Lanka      SC rejects petition to halt deportation of Pakistani and Afghan asylum seekers
Pakistan      Fresh murder and terrorism case slapped against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others
India      Muzaffarnagar on militants radar, says report
India      NIA to quiz Bangalore bomb blast accused P. A. Raisal in Kochi, says report
India      1000 marine commandos to guard Gujarat coastline, says report
India      Gadchiroli Police anticipate CPI-Maoist attacks during upcoming Maharashtra Assembly Elections
Nepal      Three-party meeting ends inconclusively
Sri Lanka      PCICMP conducts public sittings to hear cases of missing persons in Kilinochchi District
Sri Lanka      Civil society members and politicians demand to repeal the PTA

The SOUTH ASIA TERRORISM PORTAL is a project rooted in a deep conviction that the rising scourge of terrorism is a threat not only to this region, but to all humanity. Terrorism is a method that recognises no limits of law and knows no constraints of morality, of honour, of human compassion, or even of the minimal rules of warfare. Crucially, it transcends all international boundaries, and returns to consume the very systems and societies that create, support and sponsor it, even as it destroys those who tolerate or succumb to it.

For some years now, a part of the political and intellectual world has been seduced by the improbable idea of a clash of civilisations, of a final determination of the superiority of one culture, ideology or Faith over all others. And terrorist violence is sometimes seen as a legitimate instrument in this final, millennial, struggle by those who are absolutely convinced that their vision of the world is the only one possible. But no nation, culture or civilisation can conceivably benefit from terrorism. This is the pitiless enemy of every nation state in the world, of all cultures and of civilisation itself.

Terrorism, moreover, is not the problem of its victim societies alone. Its impact reverberates across the globe. A victory for terrorism anywhere in the world is a victory for terrorism everywhere.

This is why this evil must be fought collectively, by all nations, all cultures and all civilisations. When we speak of defeating terrorism, we do not speak of the right or wrong of a specific ideology or Faith, or of any nation's claims in a particular dispute. We speak only of the rejection of an extraordinarily inhuman and barbaric method of warfare as an instrument of resolution.

The global community must now come together to arm and defend itself against the random and indiscriminate violence of the rising tide of terror. But this, alone, will not suffice. Arms and force are necessary, if we are not to succumb. But the eventual victory against terrorism will be secured in the minds of men.

Therein lies the significance of the Internet. Like terrorism, it transcends international borders; unlike terrorism, however, it creates and communicates the possibilities of a greater understanding of the diversity of mankind, of the resolution of disputes and differences without violence, of the hopes and dreams of all of humanity living in peace.

It has often been said that, if you wish to change the world, you must first accept and understand it as it is. The SOUTH ASIA TERRORISM PORTAL is an endeavour to achieve such an understanding of the world of terror.

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