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Friends of South Asia

Index Friends of South Asia

Friends of South Asia (FOSA) is a California, United States based social and political activist organization. [1]

34 relations: Ahmadiyya, Amitav Ghosh, Association for India's Development, Balochistan, Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, Bhopal disaster, Biju Mathew, California, California textbook controversy over Hindu history, Coalition against Communalism, Communalism (South Asia), Dan David Prize, Hindu American Foundation, Independence Day (India), Independence Day (Pakistan), India–United States Civil Nuclear Agreement, Indian Americans, Metro Santa Cruz, Metro Silicon Valley, Odisha, Other Backward Class, Pakistani Americans, POSCO India, Reservation in India, Rider University, Right to Information Act, 2005, Sikh, Silicon Valley, Stanford University, Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, Ted Kaczynski, The Stanford Daily, 2002 Gujarat riots, 2006 Varanasi bombings.

Ahmadiyya

Ahmadiyya (officially, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community or the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at; الجماعة الإسلامية الأحمدية, transliterated: al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyyah al-Aḥmadiyyah; احمدیہ مسلم جماعت) is an Islamic religious movement founded in Punjab, British India, in the late 19th century.

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Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh (born 11 July 1956), Encyclopædia Britannica is an Indian writer best known for his work in English fiction.

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Association for India's Development

The Association for India's Development, Inc.

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Balochistan, Pakistan

Balochistan (bəloːt͡ʃɪs't̪ɑːn) (بلوچِستان), is one of the five provinces of Pakistan.

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Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto (بينظير ڀُٽو; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996.

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Bhopal disaster

The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, was a gas leak incident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Biju Mathew

Biju Mathew is an American Marxist activist.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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California textbook controversy over Hindu history

A controversy in the US state of California concerning the portrayal of Hinduism in history textbooks began in 2005.

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Coalition against Communalism

Coalition against Communalism (CAC) is a San Francisco Bay area organization formed in 1992 in the wake of the Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya, according to its website.

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Communalism (South Asia)

Communalism is a term used in South Asia to denote attempts to construct religious or ethnic identity, incite strife between people identified as different communities, and to stimulate communal violence between those groups.

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Dan David Prize

The Dan David Prize grants annually three prizes of US$1 million each for outstanding achievement.

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Hindu American Foundation

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF, founded September 3, 2003) is a Hindu advocacy group operating in the United States.

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Independence Day (India)

Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly.

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Independence Day (Pakistan)

Independence Day (یوم آزادی; Yaum-e Āzādī), observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan.

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India–United States Civil Nuclear Agreement

The 123 Agreement signed between the United States of America and the Republic of India is known as the U.S.–India Civil Nuclear Agreement or Indo-US nuclear deal.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.

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Metro Santa Cruz

Metro Santa Cruz, a free-circulation weekly newspaper published in Santa Cruz, California from 1994 to 2009, was renamed the Santa Cruz Weekly on May 6, 2009.

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Metro Silicon Valley

Metro is a free weekly newspaper published by the San Jose, California, based Metro Newspapers.

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Odisha

Odisha (formerly Orissa) is one of the 29 states of India, located in eastern India.

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Other Backward Class

Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are socially or educationally or economically disadvantaged.

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Pakistani Americans

Pakistani Americans (پاکستانی نژاد امریکی) are Americans whose ancestry originates from Pakistan or Pakistanis who migrated to and reside in the United States.

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POSCO India

POSCO India Private Limited (commonly POSCO India or Posco-India) is an Indian subsidiary of Korean conglomerate POSCO.

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Reservation in India

The system of reservation in India comprises a series of measures, such as reserving access to seats in the various legislatures, to government jobs, and to enrollment in higher educational institutions.

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Rider University

Rider University is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian university located chiefly in the Lawrenceville section of Lawrence Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.

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Right to Information Act, 2005

Right to Information (RTI) is an Act of the Parliament of India to provide for setting out the practical regime of the right to information for citizens and replaces the erstwhile Freedom of information Act, 2002.

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Sikh

A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.

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Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley (abbreviated as SV) is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California, referring to the Santa Clara Valley, which serves as the global center for high technology, venture capital, innovation, and social media.

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Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.

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Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai

Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai (سید غلام نبی فائی), is an American citizen of Kashmiri origin, born in Jammu & Kashmir.

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Ted Kaczynski

Theodore John Kaczynski (born May 22, 1942), also known as the Unabomber, is an American domestic terrorist.

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The Stanford Daily

The Stanford Daily is the student-run, independent daily newspaper serving Stanford University.

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2002 Gujarat riots

The 2002 Gujarat riots, also known as the 2002 Gujarat violence and the Gujarat pogrom, was a three-day period of inter-communal violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

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2006 Varanasi bombings

The 2006 Varanasi bombings were a series of bombings that occurred across the city of Varanasi on Tuesday, 7 March 2006.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friends_of_South_Asia

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