Human Rights in South Asia

Sikhs make a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan

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 Pakistan welcomes scores of Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in landmark ceremony. The opening comes just days ahead of the Guru Nanak's 550th birthday on November 12. New Pakistan is now  a Pluralis

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Indian Artillery attacks AJ Kashmir villages, loses nine..

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SIX CIVILIANS and 1PAK SOLDIER KILLED Pakistan RETALITES KILLING 9(nine) INDIAN SOLDIERS Indian Artillery attacks AJ Kashmir villages, loses nine troops in reprisal MUZAFFARABAD: Six civilians and a soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom while two soldiers and a

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Afghan rivals to meet in China after US talks stall

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China is organising talks among Afghanistan's rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of US forces broke down. China, which shares a short border with Afghanistan, has been trying to encourage peace efforts and last month a Taliban delegation visited Beijing for talks wi

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US Holds Kashmir as Disputed Territory

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WASHINGTON: US Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells informed a Congressional panel on Tuesday that India’s annexation of the occupied lands has not changed America’s position on held Kashmir, as it continues to consider it a disputed territory. “We consider the Line of Control (LoC) a de facto line separating two parts of Kashmir,” sai

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Pakistan to participate in four-party meeting on Afghan...

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Pakistan to participate in four-party meeting on Afghan peace process in Moscow Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on 23 October 2019  said Pakistan will take part in the upcoming round of a four-party meeting on the Afghan peace process, scheduled to be held in Moscow. During a weekly press briefing, Dr Faisal

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POLICE BLOCKS PROTESTERS MARCH TOWARDS INDIAN..

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POLICE BLOCKS PROTESTERS MARCH TOWARDS INDIAN HELD KASHMIR Pakistani Kashmirisr ally to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris. Police have blocked a march by thousands of people in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir who wanted

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14 Injured in Kashmir Grenade Explosion

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Srinagar, Oct 06 At least 14 persons were injured on Saturday in a grenade explosion outside the District Magistrate’s office in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag, police said.The injured included and a traffic policeman. Police sources said that militants hurled the grenade at the entrance of the office complex at around 11 a.m. Of the injured, one of th

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UN chief calls for respect for human rights in Kashmir (IOK

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UN chief calls for respect for human rights in Kashmir (IOK) UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday underscored the need for respecting human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir, which is under repressive lockdown for over six weeks now, and urged In

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ICJ condemns Indian revocation of Article 370

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Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard at a roadblock at Maisuma locality in Srinagar The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has condemned the legislative steps taken by India in occupied Kashmir and urged the Indian government to "respect, protect and fulfil the human rights of people in Jammu and Kashmir." India rushed

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CHINA REJECTS INDIAN MOVES IN KASHMIR

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BEIJING - Beijing has criticised India’s decision to change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, a state that borders China, accusing New Delhi of undermining its territorial sovereignty. China’s statement was most critical of the impact of India’s actions on the mainly Buddhist region of Ladakh - an area of strategic i

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