Asia

The Asia section of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation (GCCT) includes Afghanistan, Nepal and the Kashmir dispute.

1) Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s strategic geographic location and ethnic diversity has resulted in decades of wars, deriving from both external and internal causes, including the US-led invasion and subsequent insurgency. Read more…

 

2) India

India’s sheer size and complexity, combined with the legacies of partition – including the Kashmir dispute and relations with Pakistan – pose a plethora of challenges to the world’s largest democracy. Read more…

 

3) Nepal

Though a comprehensive peace agreement was signed between the Nepalese government and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) in 2006, challenges to securing a sustainable peace remain. Read more…

 

4) Kashmir

Kashmir has been divided between Pakistan and India administered territories, separated by a ‘Line of Control’, with both countries claiming ownership. Read more…

 

5) Pakistan

Kashmir has been divided between Pakistan and India administered territories, separated by a ‘Line of Control’, with both countries claiming ownership. Read more…

 

6) Sri Lanka

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) – commonly known as the Tamil Tigers – were militarily defeated by the Sri Lankan government in 2009 after over twenty-five years of armed conflict. Read more…

 

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