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Re: Civil Rights - Orissa Incident




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Hello Arvind,

I endorse this point as well.

Regards,
Arindam Roy


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From: Arvind Kumar <narvind@iname.com>
To: debate@indiapolicy.org <debate@indiapolicy.org>
Date: Friday, January 29, 1999 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: Civil Rights - Orissa Incident

>Shashi Shekhar wrote:
>
>> 
>> Dr. Roy's suggestion that we have a distinct set of laws for dealing
>> with incidents of hate crime originating from
>> ethnicity/religion/language etc is very appropriate and I endorse it.
>> 
>> It some times make me wonder however
>> (No offense or reference to Dr. Roy)
>> that why is our conscience pricked so selectively. Selective massacres
>> of Kashmiri Pandits in J&K as much a hate crime as is the immolation of
>
>We have already included a line in the manifesto that hate related
>crimes 
>should be dealt with severely.
>This point was included during the first round of debates when we had
>a week alloted to the topic of Law and Order. 
>If anything specific should be added to this, please elaborate.
>
>-Arvind
>
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