Posts Tagged ‘ Jammu and Kashmir ’

Authorities clamped media as Kashmir violence flares

Jul 18th, 2016 | By

TV and newspapers shut down as part of efforts to control unrest By David Keohane in Mumbai Authorities in India-controlled Kashmir have clamped down on the media, shutting newspapers and television stations as they try to control the violence that has flared in the region following the death of a rebel separatist commander last week.



Kashmir Accession to Pakistan Day

Jul 18th, 2016 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat Every year, Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control and Pakistan including rest of the world celebrate July 19 as the Day of Kashmir’s Accession to Pakistan, as on this very day in 1947, the historical resolution was adopted by the by the All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference



India: Accountability still missing for human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir | Amnesty International

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir, the law continues to feed a cycle of impunity for human rights violations, Amnesty International said in a new report published today. The report, “Denied: Failures in accountability for human rights violations by security force personnel in Jammu and