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Abrogation Of Article 35A Will Put A Question Mark On The Accession Of Jammu To India

By Ishaal Zehra Diwali, a Hindu ritual, has just wrapped up and so is the hearing of the case pertinent to Article 35A of Jammu and Kashmir’s state legislature. The plea was likely to be heard on August 29, but the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir Government sought for some more time to file

By Ishaal Zehra Diwali, a Hindu ritual, has just wrapped up and so is the hearing of the case pertinent to Article 35A of Jammu and Kashmir’s state legislature. The plea was likely to be heard on August 29, but the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir Government sought for some more time to file

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Pellet Rain In Paradise

Pellet Rain In Paradise Researched & Compiled by Hassan Banna Ms. Attiya Asim The long pending dispute of Jammu and Kashmir continues to take human lives every year, endlessly. In the year of 2016, the oppressed and suppressed people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir have once again witnessed the worst kind of human rights violations

HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 – INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR

HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 – INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR Researched & Compiled by Mahnoor Wani Ms. Attiya Asim  Download PDF TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Enforced Disappearance Arbitrary arrests and illegal detentions Injuries Due to Excessive Force Used Against Peaceful Protestors Torture Assault on health services

Kashmir : Kashmir Debate in United Kingdom Parliament

 Kashmir On Thursday 19 January 2017 MPs debated and approved a motion on Kashmir. The debate was led by Mr David Nuttall along with Nusrat Ghani, Robert Flello and Fiona Mactaggart. The Motion debated and approved “That this House notes the escalation in violence and breaches of international human rights on the Indian side of the

Solidarity with Kashmiris

By Tariq Rizwan February 5, each year is observed as a Kashmir Day when a part of Kashmir was liberated from India called Independent Kashmir (in Urdu it is called Azad Jummu & Kashmir – AJK in 1948. In Pakistan, AJK is recognized as a separate state with a Parliament, Prime Minister, President and other

Indian society urged to raise voice for Kashmiris

New Delhi’s policies have made Kashmir a hell In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has called upon Indian civil society to come forward in a big way to demand immediate stop of use of brute force by Indian troops against innocent civilians in the territory. Syed Ali Gilani

India Usurps Right of Pakistan on Kashmir

Kashmir is the unfinished agenda of Partition of India held in 1947. The British Government policy in regard to independence of the Indian states which numbered about 560 was enshrined in the proviso that the states enjoyed the privilege of use of their choice to join either dominion the Hindu majority states for India while

The Kashmir Upspring

By Sadiq Zafar A month has passed and peace seems to be an unimaginable thing in the valley of Kashmir. Burning in the political inferno, only the people of Kashmir are at the suffering end while the Indian state seems to be busy in drafting the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Amendments. With hundreds of

The Forgotten War in Kashmir Is Turning Nasty

By Baba Umar Ever since they entered into a cease-fire agreement in the disputed Kashmir, relations between Pakistan and India never seemed to be unraveling. Over the past month and a half, however, the South Asian giants are on the brink of redefining their relationship and essentially unscrambling thanks to a full-blown pro-independence uprising in

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The US Dilemma

By Lt. General Tariq Khan (Retired) The US finds it does not know how to dismount the tiger. The US is finding the war in Afghanistan a little too hot for its liking and why not; it was a war that remained in search of strategy and failed to find it. It’s not that I


Dear America: It’s Your Turn to ‘Do More’

By Ishaal Zehra “We need to give attention to the important role Pakistan plays in the Afghanistan issue, and respect Pakistan’s sovereignty and security concerns”, said the Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi over a telephone conversation with US State of Secretary Rex Tillerson on August 23. “China stands ready to keep communication and coordination with


US Stuck In the Graveyard of Empires

By Ishaal Zehra Media reports claim that the American President, Donald Trump, has let loose to his advisers who were tasked to craft the new US strategy in Afghanistan, blasting them strikingly for their startling failures in America’s longest war in Afghanistan. According to some senior officials, he even suggested firing the war’s top military


Trump is grossly misled on Pakistan, here it is how?

By Atta Rasool Malik On 21 August 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump spelled out his long awaited ‘Afghan Policy’ while addressing American officers and soldiers at historic U.S military base, Fort Myer, Virginia. His speech was televised nationwide during prime-time in the United States.  Millions of others around the globe also listened to American President


Plight of detainees in jails deplored

In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference has appealed to the international community and human rights organisations to take cognizance of the plight of illegally detained pro-freedom leaders and activists languishing in different jails. The APHC Spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the authorities were prolonging their detention on one pretext


Hurriyet leaders continue to visit martyrs’ families

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders and activists continued to visit Islamabad district to express solidarity with three youth, martyred by Indian troops, recently. A delegation of Tehreek-e-Hurriyet led by Bashir Ahmad Qureshi and Umar Aadil Dar visited the families of the youth in Awoora area of district and expressed condolence with them. The delegation paid


JKPM supports join protest calendar

In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has urged the people to follow the protest calendar issued by the joint resistance leadership in letter and spirit. APHC leader and JKPM Chairman in a statement in Jammu said the recent mass uprising in Kashmir has entered a very crucial stage under the joint resistance


Pellets destroyed family in Pulwama

In occupied Kashmir, the blinding of a 27-year-old BA final year student, Muhammad Ashraf Wani, by pellets has ruined his family in Pulwama. After my husband’s death thirteen years ago, it was Muhammad Ashraf Wani who supported families by earning livelihood for the family. He arranged marriages of his two younger sisters from his own


Shutdown will be observed in Gaw Kadal on Saturday

In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership has called for a complete shutdown in Gaw Kadal and its adjacent areas of Srinagar Saturday (January 21) to pay tributes to the massacre victims. The leadership in a statement also called for a complete shutdown in Handwara and Kupwara on January 25 and 27 respectively. The statement


Dissent silenced by pellets, bullets in IOK: Shabbir Shah

In occupied Kashmir, APHC General Secretary and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmad Shah has said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir are struggling to achieve the right to self-determination, promised and acknowledged by the world community including India. Shabbir Ahmad Shah said this while talking to an