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Against caste in Europe

Print edition : December 13, 2013

Barrister Usha Sood, who specialises in human rights cases, says caste practices exist in all South Asian groups in the U.K. Photo: Trent Chambers

Navi Pillay, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, says caste-based discrimination must be prohibited by law. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP

Anti-caste campaigners in the United Kingdom score a major victory with the E.U. passing a resolution to put caste within a global rights framework.
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