Kashmir-Rights

Killing The Kashmir Story - At least 43 civilians are killed

  0 comments   |     by Gowhar Geelan on 24, July 2016

Day 8. Kashmir is curfewed. At least 43 civilians are killed. All of them have been identified by the local media. More than 2200 persons are seriously injured, out of which at least 100 on the verge of losing their eyesight permanently after being hit by the lethal pellet guns. Yes, it is a war-like situation in curfewed Kashmir. Despite strict curfew, the young and angry Kashmiri protesters a

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Huge rally against Kashmir violence in KolKata-First Published in The Hindu Kolkata

  0 comments   |     by Suvojit Bagchi & Soumya Das on 23, July 2016

First Published in The Hindu Kolkata, July 15, 2016 - A sizeable rally was organised by various civil society groups, human rights networks, student bodies and ordinary citizens of Kolkata to protest against ongoing violence in Kashmir on Thursday. The participants assembled in a popular meeting place in central Kolkata, College Square, carrying posters, flags and placards and

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Kashmir: Trouble in Paradise - India has become its own worst enemy.

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai on 17, July 2016

So much for Ban Ki-moon’s heart and possibly even more so his soul.  One can only recall the quote in Matthew and the betrayal of Jesus, “When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."  The Unite

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KASHMIR A GLOBAL PROBLEM

  0 comments   |     by comment on 17, July 2016

KASHMIR A GLOBAL PROBLEM Comment The violence and unrest in Indian Held Kashmir (IHL) continues, as the strike enters another day. Indian officials openly admitted that they were “not expecting such a reaction” to the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani – but what could have been expected was another war of words between Pakistan and India, and we saw that a

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Kashmir´s Facebook freedom fighters

  0 comments   |     by AFP on 12, July 2016

Kashmir´s Facebook freedom fighters AFP SRINAGAR: Burhan Wani was part of a new generation of young, educated Kashmiri freedom fighters using social media to spread their demands for independence from Indian rule, turning growing Internet use in the restive region into a powerful recruiting tool. Wani, whose death in a shoot-out with government for

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Release Kashmiri Political Prisoners Languishing In Jails

  0 comments   |     by Dr. P.S. Sahni & Shobha Aggarwal on 02, July 2016

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman, All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appealed to the people to observe solidarity with the Kashmiri prisoners on Friday the 17 June, 2016. Geelani has called the continuous imprisonment of pro-freedom leader Masarat Alam Bhat since 2010 as extremely cruel. He lamented the silence of the State Government as also of the State High Court, which coul

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Kashmir - A Blood-Stained Coffin Of Dreams By Rameez Bhat

  1 comments   |     by Rameez Bhat on 14, May 2016

Human life is a precious asset and no price can compensate for its worth. We lost five more unarmed youth just a few days back in Handwara and who knows by the time this piece sees the light of day some more would succumb to injuries - God forbid. Given the reality that Kashmir is a conflict zone; therefore what happens here can’t be actually seen as something obvious as

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Culture of Reneging, Our Suffering

  0 comments   |     by Z. G. Muhammad on 03, May 2016

Our hearts bleed. There is hardly a day when our hearts do not bleed- bleed agonizingly.  Pictures of our martyred children in a pool of blood with their rubicund faces blown to smithereens or of school going boys with faces and chests pierced with hundreds of pellets and blinded for life on a daily basis add to our wounds. More than often we are told that time heals all wounds. So far, th

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Mehbooba and the BJP

  0 comments   |     by M. Saeed Khalid on 02, May 2016

The ruthless use of power can prolong armed occupation but it cannot win the hearts and minds of the people. This is the lesson to be drawn from the lukewarm response of the Kashmiris to India’s latest show of democracy in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Kashmiris neither trust nor participate in elections held under Indian military occupation. They have rejected the g

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Pakistan takes up issue of RAW's activities with India

  0 comments   |     by APP on 28, April 2016

Pakistan takes up issue of RAW's activities with India. FO By APP The Foreign Secretary who met his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar in New Delhi on the sidelines of Heart of Asia meeting said such acts undermined efforts to normalize relations between the two countries. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry also expressed concern over the environment being created in India for the release of the pr

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