KASHMIR-RIGHS

Indian establishment responsible for Pulwama attack?

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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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Stop Surveillance and Harassment of J&K Students!

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Peoples Union for Democratic Rights expresses its outrage at the harassment and arrest of Kashmiri students in Mewar University, Rajasthan, and other educational institutions, amidst an intensifying surveillance of Kashmiris across the country. On  14th  March,  2016,  a  rumour  was  spread

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Settle Siachen

  0 comments   |     by A.G. Noorani

TRAGEDIES invite attention to the human follies which led to them. On Feb 3, an avalanche hurtled down the Siachen glacier wiping out an Indian military post and killing 10 Indian soldiers. In its wake not a few urged the settlement of the Siachen dispute with Pakistan. Similar pleas were heard in Pakistan a few years ago when an avalanche exacted a toll of human live

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Sinking Into Oblivion, Rising From The Ashes

  0 comments   |     by Maryam Sakeenah

The jarring report on over 2000 unmarked mass graves in Indian Held Kashmir [1] that came to light last month failed to elicit a response from the United Nations. When pressed for comments, Secretary General Ban Ki Moon apologized that he had ‘no comments for now.' [2] This is not just the UN lacking teeth; it is the UN being reduced to virtual dysfunction_

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