KASHMIR-RIGHS

An Open Letter from A Kashmiri Student To The People Of India

  0 comments   |     by Imran Khan

Dear all I am a Kashmiri student of psychology. While studying the topic of resistance to persuasion, I came across this: “Few of us like orders or being told what to do. We all have probably experienced advertisers, politicians or individuals pressurising us to change our attitude about some issue.  In all such cases if we feel like our personal freedom to decide for our

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A Criminal Indian Army

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A Criminal Indian Army Comment The videos and news stories from Kashmir had been revealing an unusually cruel occupation that had exceeded even the strongest prohibitions in the laws of warfare – before the internet was blocked from the valley and all access denied. However, it was always assumed that those actions – from the using of a Kashm

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The Army as the Politicians Human Shield? Video Clip of a Civilian

  0 comments   |     by S G Vombatkere

Army using ‘ human shields ‘ is not just a problem of ‘ inhuman ‘ approach but it is a political failure. Army is an instrument in the hands of political bosses. By using such tactics, it is trying to escape death but the main problem lies with the rulers who are utterly insensitive to Kashmiris demands. There is almost no sign of unconditional talks with all p

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Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead

  0 comments   |     by J Ali

Kashmir erupts after Hizbul Mujahideen chief shot dead Jehangir Ali   SRINAGAR: Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in India-held Kashmir after a top commander from the largest group in the disputed region was killed in a gun battle with government forces on Saturda

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Why Are You In Deep Slumber Mr. Secretary General?

  0 comments   |     by Abdul Majid Zargar

The worst crimes against humanity committed by India in Kashmir are going unchallenged. The absence of  any censure or reprimand by the international community particularly UN, is taken  as a  license or tacit  permission by India to continue with its dastardly & grotesque  action  of annihilating the natives of the place, physically, socially & economically. And w

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US Paper Asks India to End Rights’ Violations in Kashmir

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WASHINGTON: Pressure is mounting on India over human rights abuses in Kashmir. After a recent US State Department report on Human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir, top US newspaper the New York Times has also warned that Indian democracy may lose its credibility in the face of abuses in Kashmir. In its hard-hitting editorial, the US paper said the Indian army “reached

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Kashmir in Revolt - Schoolgirls in Uniform Rushed out of a Higher

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani

ON April 24, schoolgirls in uniform rushed out of a higher secondary school, picked up whatever they could lay their hands on, and started hurling the projectiles on police vans. This was in the busy Lal Chowk area the commercial hub of Srinagar. The people have shed fear of the gun and approach security forces and police defiantly. They chased the police vans, booed the policemen and shouted &

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Army Personnel Using 'Human Shield': The Rights Thing

  0 comments   |     by Editorial –The Hindu

The Army must act quickly on reports of the use of a human shield by its personnel Reports of Army personnel using a young man as a human shield in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district must not only invite a swift inquiry and justice, but also compel the Army and the government to issue clear statements on the unacceptability of this shocking practice. A short video cli

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Religion, Terrorism and Caste Oppression in South Asia

  0 comments   |     by LISA SEMINAR

London Institute of South Asia (LISA) held a seminar on ¯Religion, terrorism and caste oppression in South Asia‖ on 25 August 2016 at the Advanced Legal School, University of London. Spread across South Asia is a group of forgotten people numbering in the hundreds of millions. Despised by their countrymen and viewed as subhuman, even the shadows they cast are believed to be

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It is Time for the United Nations to Act on Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley

In the territory of Kashmir, disputed between India and Pakistan, members of a militant organisation called Hizb-ul Mujahideen wage a campaign of violence against what they regard as Indian occupation of their region which is known by India as the State of Jammu and Kashmir and internationally as Indian-administered Kashmir. In early July a popular 22-year old member of the organisation,

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