KASHMIR-RIGHS

Kashmir’s right to self determine

  0 comments   |     by Soraya Boyd

(This paper was presented by Soraya Boyd at a seminar on “Human Rights in South Asia: Issues and Challenges” organised by London Institute of South Asia at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London on 30 June 2017)  People become militant because they live, as in the case of Kashmiris and people in othe

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Generating Rights Awareness: Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Naveed Qazi

All human beings are entitled to freedom to practice their rights. Logic and reasoning demand human rights. God has given us an inalienable gift of conscience to alleviate sufferings of each other in the spirit of brotherhood. For this to happen, showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement is  priority which is only achievable through the awareness o

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The UN: An Instrument of Western Aggression

  0 comments   |     by Ghali Hassan

On 19 March the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) succumbed to the usual threats and coercions by the U.S. and voted to impose a “no-fly” zone and declare war on Libya on the pretext to “protect Libyan civilians” from violence. History shows that the UN does not have a record of protecting civilians, but a record of legitimising Western

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Indian establishment responsible for Pulwama attack?

  0 comments   |     by South Asian Monitor Report

In what is said to be the deadliest attack on Indian occupation forces in Jammu and Kashmir since 2002, nearly 40 soldiers are reported dead and several injured so far. The attack was carried out using an explosive-laden van which was blown between two adjacent buses carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who were returning to duty. “A convoy in which t

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Struggle is in the DNA of Kashmiris

  0 comments   |     by Momin Jamal

2018 was the worst year for Kashmir, as 355 casualties were reported including 55 deaths. The martyrdom of Burhan Wani has given a new impetus to Kashmir movement. The Kashmir freedom struggle is indigenous and has gone into the DNA of Kashmiris. UN report of 4th June 2018 was the watershed in UN history where Indian a

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Humanity is bleeding in Kashmir: Qureshi

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Kashmir Conference at House of Commons. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Monday that India was committing grave human rights violations in occupied Kashmir, stressing that the right to self-determination was a basic right of the Kashmiri people. Address

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Atrocities in IHK - Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit

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HERE couldn’t have been a more apt prelude to Kashmir Day, observed in Pakistan on Feb 5 each year, than the images of the closed-down occupied valley in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit. The land was on a lockdown to ensure smooth passage for the Indian prime mi

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Man’s inhumanity to Man: Israel and Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Dr Arshad M Khan

Man’s inhumanity to man reached new levels of odium.  The generally trigger-happy Israeli army fired at unarmed demonstrators on the other side of the fence cordoning Gazans into a prison.  That hundreds were injured and at least 18 killed evoked little sympathy from our media and certainly no one dared criticize Benjamin Netanyahu’s crowing of

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First-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir

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(For those who sleep on Kashmir this is a wakeup call) It calls for international inquiry into multiple violations. It is titled  Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir: Developments in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir from June 2016 to April 2018, and General Human Rights Concerns in Azad Jammu and

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Kashmir and UN Human Rights

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For the first time ever UN published a scathing human rights report on Kashmir.  This was highly appreciated and many expect that it may restrain India committing brutalities and most inhuman atrocities on the hapless Kashmiris. A few were optimistic that at least it may auger well to restore some semblance of peace and quiet. It was considered a huge succes

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