Kashmir News

The US Dilemma

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

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’

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

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

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

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?

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 19th, 2017 | By

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

Dec 21st, 2016 | By

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