Archive for September 2014

200 people from Jammu missing in valley

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

More than a week after massive flash floods gripped Jammu and Kashmir particularly Srinagar, the summer capital, 543 inhabitants including 95 students of only Jammu region continue to remain trapped in different areas in the Kashmir Valley. The worrisome aspect of the situation is that whereabouts of 200 people from Kishtwar and Doda district are



UK Parliament holding debate on rights abuses in IOK, today

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Britain’s House of Commons is holding a special debate on the state of human rights in the Indian-held Kashmir, today, a move that has seriously irked India. Calling the ongoing Kashmir issue a threat to regional and global peace, British Member of Parliament (MP) David Ward informed the Backbench Business Committee that he had 40



Hurriyet leaders appeal for rescue

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Yasin Malik have called upon the international community to immediately come to the rescue of the Kashmiri people, who have been hit by flash floods, the worst in 60 years. These leaders in their interviews with Kashmir Media



‘India furious on UK MPs’ plan to debate Kashmir’

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

The Indian government is furious over British MPs’ plan to hold a debate on the political and humanitarian situation in occupied Kashmir. The debate will take place in the in a committee room of the House of Commons.David Ward, a Liberal Democrat MP, sought the debate in which government as well as opposition spokesmen will



Muslim Action Committee discusses IOK situation

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

In occupied Kashmir, a meeting of Muslim Action Committee was held in Jammu under the chairmanship of its President, Mohammad Shareef Sartaj. The situation caused by the torrential rains and flash floods in the territory was thoroughly discussed in the meeting. The meeting also expressed solidarity with the affected people and deplored the slow pace



‘I am very hungry, dada’

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

No food, complain those stranded in IOK Five-year-old Daksh, belonging to Tonk Fatak area of Jaipur, the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan, has gone without food for the second consecutive day as he along with his parents are stuck on the third floor of a hotel in Jammu. The family



Floods worst in last 109 years: Omar

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

The puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, has described the current floods in the territory as the worst in 109 years. The puppet Chief Minister in a media interview in Srinagar acknowledging the anger and frustration of the affected people, maintained that the authorities were doing everything to help those in distress. Rejecting



Nearly a million people still crying for help in IOK

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

In occupied Kashmir, over seven hundred thousand residents of different areas of the Kashmir valley, stranded in furious floodwaters, are huddled on rooftops since the disaster, triggered by incessant rains. Suffering from the worst floods in the last 109 years over seven lakh people are still believed to have been trapped in flood-ravaged Srinagar and



Indian troops martyr three Kashmiri youth in IOK

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three more youth in Kupwara district, today, when the Kashmir Valley is hit by drastic flash floods. Troops during continued military operations, killed the youth in Keran area of the district.Indian army officials, while confirming the incident, claimed that the youth were



Debate on human rights situation in Kashmir in United Kingdom

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

A debate on the human rights situation in Kashmir to be held in the UK Parliament building on Thursday. Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has secured a ‘General debate on political and humanitarian situation in Kashmir’ as part of the regular Backbench Business Committee application process in the House of Commons. Based on a petition