About us

The Eastern Herald is an independent online source of information, news and press releases worldwide established in 2009. The Eastern Herald‘s main objective is to promote free speech and advocate minorities worldwide. The Eastern Herald is the only news journal in India that defends the rights of Ahmadiyya Muslim, Baha’i, Ismailia, Christian, Jew, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain when it is a religious minority in any country. Moreover, this newspaper is the platform for promoting interfaith harmony and confronting the culture of hatred. We are inviting people of every faith to write for this news journal. Read Eastern Herald and please introduce us to others. The Eastern Herald seeks your active cooperation to emerge as the global voice of the religious minorities. The Eastern Herald believes that this is the duty of the state to protect its citizens irrespective of their religion, faith, ethnicity, caste, colour or creed. We firmly adhere and promote the following resolutions on ‘Freedom of Speech’:
  • General Assembly resolution 36/55 of 25 November 1981.
  • Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
  • Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Human Rights Council resolution 19/8 of 22 March 2012.
  • Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 and 5/2 of 18 June 2007.
In addition to these, we believe that any form of militancy based on religion, sect, region or any should be peacefully resolved.

Our Vision

The vision of The Eastern Herald is to encourage free speech to protect the rights of the citizens of any nation around the world. We encourage people to write and spread awareness about different aspects of different topics which are not always discussed, and some facts which are a heretic to any specific religion, society or region. The motto of The Eastern Herald is to become the most reliable media and opinion sharing website in the world promoting Free Speech. Click here to contact us.

Editor in Chief

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Editor in Chief of The Eastern Herald. An Anti-Jihadist, Anti-Militancy and Anti-Terrorism journalist, Political Analyst, Human Rights Activist.

Fighting Militancy & Terrorism

We strive to fight with the radical Islamic thoughts discouraging all militant and terrorist groups worldwide. We do not endorse any thought, material, organization, people or anything related to the following militant and terrorist organizations:
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba
  • Lashkar-e-Jhangwi
  • Bodu Bala Sena (BBS)
  • Hizbut Tahrir
  • ISIS or Daish
  • Jamat-e-Islami(Bangladesh, Pakistan)
  • Boko Haram
  • Ansar Al Islam
  • United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA)
  • The Phineas Priesthood
  • Hizbut Towhid
  • Khatmey Nabuwat Movement
  • Al Qaeda
  • AQIS
  • Eastern Lightning, a.k.a. the Church of the Almighty God
  • Al Shabab
  • The Army of God
  • Hefazat e Islam
  • TheNational Liberation Front of Tripura
  • Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA)

Our Star Contributors

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Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury is an anti-Islamist journalist in Bangladesh presently facing sedition, treason and blasphemy charges. Working as Editor at The Weekly Blitz.

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Writing is my hobby. Writing for The Eastern Herald as an editorial team member.

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Synthia Rozario is a contributor at The Eastern Herald and a former correspondent of The Eastern Express, Hong Kong.

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Living in Eschar, Galillee, Israel. A reform Jew. An accomplished novelist and a PhD at Haifa University, Law faculty. Research fellow at the Jewish-Arab Center.

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A US based award-winning journalist, has nearly 20 years experience in journalism and published author of “Bangladesh Liberation War, How India, U.S, China and the USSR Shaped the Outcome,” and “The Bangladesh Military Coup and the CIA Link.” His new book, “One Eleven, Minus Two: Prime Minister Hasina’s War on Yunus and America,” will be published shortly by Rupa Publications, New Delhi.

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A columnist, an independent journalist, a writer, and an amateur researcher. Bylines appeared in more than 30 outlets in seven countries.

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Debasish Bhattachryya is former General Manager, International Centre Goa and former Dy. General Manager, India International Centre, New Delhi

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Farooq is the Deputy Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide and National Spokesperson of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association UK, a registered charity and the UK's oldest and largest Muslim youth organization. He is also a lawyer, human rights activist and legal adviser to the international NGO, Human Rights Committee. He regularly liaises and advises NGOs and government bodies on human rights and persecution issues with a particular focus on the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims.

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Manish Rai is a Columnist and editor of geopolitical news agency ViewsAround (VA). He has done reporting from Jordon, Iran, Qatar, UAE and Afghanistan. His work has been quoted in the British Parliament.

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