[information & news (since November 1999) for peace activists on arms sales to the region ( focused on India - Pakistan but with occasional information on Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal) , defence budget figures, acquisitions & updgrades of weapons systems, development and deployment of new weapons, implications of militarisation of the state, of non-state actors and wider civil society; the developments on the Nuclearisation front and the doings of the ’intelligence’ agencies; Growing surveillance, policing and daily talk of terrorism, security and war are eroding human rights and space within civil society.
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