Martin Macwan is an advocate for the human rights of the dalit people in India, founder of the Nasvarjan Trust and 2000 winner of the RFK Human Rights Award.
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Friday, December 08, 2006
“Untouchable” New Orleans
As the world commemorates Human Rights Day, my attention turns from the inexcusable and inescapable practice of untouchability suffered by my fellow dalits in India to a different but all to familiar “untouchability” I witnessed visiting New Orleans. I helped rebuild communities in my home state of...