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‘Modi’s Visit Aimed At Misleading World On Kashmir Dispute’

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in Indian occupied Kashmir has said that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to the territory is aimed at hoodwinking the world’s opinion on the Kashmir dispute. According to Kashmir Media Service , the resistance leaders in

Why Kashmir is flaring up again Why Kashmir is flaring up again?

By Sadiq Shaban Around this time of year, when scorching heat starts to grip most parts of mainland India, the picturesque valley of Kashmir, high up in the Himalayas, starts receiving tourists in droves. Famed for its salubrious weather and lush scenery, Kashmir is one of the most beautiful places in the Indian subcontinent. But

Kashmir: Time to find a solution

Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that the United Nations is following developments in Kashmir “closely” – presumably the ceasefire violations in Kashmir by Indian and Pakistani forces and the unrest in Indian Kashmir. But the solution lies not with the United Nations – which arranged a cease-fire in 1949 and

Kashmiris Keeping Alive Their Struggle for Independence

Ishaal Zehra Indian occupied Kashmir has remained tensed for long now. The powerful surge of retaliation against Indian brutalities which began two years back has intensified this year. Death of Kashmiri civilians at the hands of Indian Military has become a routine in guise of counter-militancy operations in the valley. These counter-insurgency operations have destabilized

Kashmir on Fire: What Next?

By Suhail Un Nabi The anger generated by the killing of seventeen young Kashmiri’s on 1ST of April in Shopian district of South Kashmir has not subsided yet , another day of bloodshed was witnessed on 11th of April this time in Khudwani area of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. Four young Kashmiri’s were killed

India’s Outrage Over Gang Rape, Murder of 8-Year-Old Girl

By Avinash Giri and Nantha Kishore Thousands of people in India’s capital took to streets this weekend to express their anger and shock over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in a Hindu temple in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The victim, identified as Asifa Bano, a member of a nomadic Muslim tribe in

Narendra Modi’s government fails to act on rape

The media must question Modi about the involvement of his party members in these atrocities, write signatories including Meena Kandasamy, Sarah Green and Pragna Patel In the context of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, we are deeply shocked at the gut-wrenching violence against women and children in India being defended by politicians

Asifa Bano: The child rape and murder that has Kashmir on edge

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has put the restive state on edge. Sameer Yasir, an independent journalist based in Srinagar, reports on how the investigation has split the region along religious lines. On the morning of 17 January, Muhammad Yusuf Pujwala was sitting outside his home when

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Modi’s visit to Kashmir: Joint Hurriyat calls for Lal Chowk chalo on May 19

The Joint Hurriyat leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik Monday called for Lalchowk Chalo on Saturday May 19 against the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The leaders, as per a statement, strongly condemned the atrocities committed against people throughout the Kashmir. “The proposed visit of the Indian


JKLF founder Amanullah Khan: First Kashmiri to address press conference at UN’

Paying rich tributes to the JKLF founder Amanullah Khan, senior leader Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday said he was a symbol of struggle and his tireless work for Kashmir would remain a corner stone of the struggle for ages to come. “He (Khan) was a noble son of soil who from his youth till the


Until Kashmir issue is resolved, ‘dance of death and destruction will have no end’: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said that the peace, stability, and development of whole South Asia are connected to the resolution of the Kashmir issue. “For peace and development of the region, 5 million people of the whole of Jammu and Kashmir have to decide their future political destination,” Geelani


At least four killed after rebel-army gun battle in Kashmir

Dozens of protesters who came out in support of the rebels are wounded in clashes with Indian security forces. by Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Four civilians and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle in southern Kashmir, sparking mass protests across the region in which dozens were wounded during clashes with


Kashmir students clash with India police

Students protesting Indian rule in disputed Kashmir clashed with government forces on Thursday . Government forces fired tear gas to stop students from marching at several colleges in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar. The students chanted anti-India slogans and marched on the streets in the city center while demanding an end of Indian rule


The systematic use of rape as a weapon of war in Kashmir

Rouf Dar The rape and murder of Asifa Bano contains within it the story of Kashmir’s marginalised communities. On January 10, Asifa Bano, an eight year old Muslim girl from the Bakerwal community was abducted from Rasana village in Jammu and Kashmir. It was later found that she had been drugged, tortured and raped while


Senior APHC leader Sehrai For Kashmir Settlement Under UN Resolutions

Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that the Kashmir dispute should be resolved by granting the Kashmiris their right to self-determination in line with the relevant UN resolutions. According to Kashmir Media Service, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in an interview in held Srinagar said, “We


Kashmir: Thousands hit the streets after army killings

Tens of thousands of angry protesters poured onto the streets throughout Indian-controlled Kashmir, hurling rocks and shouting anti-India slogans after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected fighters. Many protests on Monday centered around the town of Shopian, where the shooting occurred. There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries during the demonstrations, which


Kashmir Valley shuts down after woman killed in Shopian encounter

By Peerzada Ashiq Normal life was affected in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday after authorities imposed restrictions in view of a bandh call given by separatists to protest killing of a woman during an encounter between security forces and militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Most shops, offices and business centres remained shut


Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq condemned the Trump decision

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has strongly condemned the Trump decision of announcing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and appealed the Islamic Countries to act. “People of #Kashmir strongly denounce the US Presidents move to announce #AlQudsAlSharief (Jerusalem) as the so-called capital of Israel, we urge the UN to take action in accordance with