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South Asia’s Kashmir predicament

  0 comments   |     by Mohsin Raza Malik

Though the Himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir atops the South Asian region geographically, this troubled valley appears to have become somewhat a proverbial tail of the region which is currently wagging the dog. For over seven decades, India and Pakistan have been at loggerheads over Kashmir, a predominantly Muslim region largely-held by India but exclusively clai

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How Modi used Kashmir to stoke nationalist sentiment and woo...

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How Modi used Kashmir to stoke nationalist sentiment and woo India's Hindu voters   The government cited unspecified security threats for the twice-weekly ban, but the move is symptomatic of the heavy handed approach Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationa

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BJP vows to strip Kashmir of special rights

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India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party vowed on Monday to strip decades-old special rights from the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that could provoke a backlash in the country’s only Muslim-majority state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)is widely expected to retain power after a general election

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Five Indian Soldiers killed in Maoist attack

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Nakulnar:  0 9 April 2019 at least five military soldiers including a legislator (Member Legislative Assembly), were killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh today. The members of the outlawed group attacked the BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi’s convoy near Nakulnar in Dantewada district and killed him.Reports sa

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Kashmir was never an integral part of India

  0 comments   |     by Arundhati Roy

Even Indian government  has accepted that in the  UN. In 1947 we were told that India had become a sovereign nation, sovereign democracy but soon Indian military intervened. In Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Goa, Hyderabad, Junagarh and Punjab India always fought with the minorities. This is the history of India. This is a historic meeting today in the h

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India must handle Kashmir dispute carefully

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Beijing, MTT News Desk: China has said that if the Kashmir dispute is not handled carefully by India, it may have negative impact on Beijing’s bilateral relations with India. However, it said that China had no intentions to meddle in the dispute. The statement was given by the Spokesman and the DG of the Information Department of Ministry of Defence, Seni

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Humiliation and torture in indian occupied kashmir

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Humiliation and torture in indian occupied kashmir

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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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