Posts Tagged ‘ Kashmir Articles ’

Solidarity with Kashmiri martyrs being observed

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

In Azad Kashmir, the day of solidarity with Kashmiri martyrs is being observed today to pay tributes to Shuhada-e Kashmir and condemn the Indian state terrorism in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In pursuance of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s directives, PML-N Azad Kashmir President Raja Farooq Haider has asked all candidates and workers of his party



Indian terrorism in Kashmir imperil peace, says FO

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

Pakistan on Thursday blamed Indian policies in Kashmir for jeopardising the prospect of durable peace in the disputed Himalayan territory which remained under curfew for the sixth consecutive day with the death toll rising to 38. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) demanded an immediate end to what it called the ongoing abrasive human rights



Curfew imposed in all 10 districts of Kashmir

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

Fearing large scale violence after Friday prayers, authorities clamped curfew in all the 10 districts of the Valley on Friday. To prevent the spread of passion-stoking rumours and posts on social media by anti-social elements, authorities have suspended all internet and mobile phone connectivity in the Valley. For the last six days, mobile phone operations



Kashmir violence: US expresses distress, says it’s a matter of grave concern

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

Expressing concern over the violence in Kashmir and describing the death of over 30 people as of “grave concern”, the US said today. “We are very concerned about the deaths of the protesters. I understand it’s over 30 now; that’s of grave concern to us.  We continue to be in touch with the government of



Kashmiris decry world’s silence over killings

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

By Dilnaz Boga As the death toll rises to 37 in Indian-administered Kashmir following a bloody crackdown on mourners and protesters this weekend, Kashmiris are lamenting the lack of international condemnation for the violence meted out to them. By Monday, authorities recorded at least 30 deaths and 200 people injured after police and paramilitary troops



Eye Injuries Flood Kashmir Hospitals After Police Fire Pellets at Protesters

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

By Hari Kumar and Nida Najar Patients, some with severe eye trauma, have overrun hospitals in the Indian-administered part of Kashmir, doctors said on Wednesday, after security forces used pellet guns to break up demonstrations that have shaken the region. Widespread protests broke out on Saturday across the Kashmir Valley over the death of a



From funerals to freedom for Kashmir: undoing the Great Indian Democracy

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

By Nitasha Kaul Indian desperation to possess the territory of Kashmir in its entirety, even if it means sacrificing all Kashmiri, and many Indian, lives, is a blot on Indian democracy. A Kashmiri Muslim family runs for cover as protesters clash with Indian security forces in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, July 10, 2016. Dar



Kashmir seethes as 25 killed in clashes with Indian forces

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

Indian authorities struggled to contain street protests yesterday by Kashmiris defying patrols and a stringent curfew after at least 25 people died in clashes that followed the killing of a top rebel leader. Paramilitary troops and police in riot gear patrolled villages and towns in the Himalayan region. Most shops were shuttered, businesses were closed,



Kashmir burns again

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

Indian authorities have imposed an indefinite curfew in most parts of Kashmir, following the killing of a top rebel commander in the disputed region. Indian officials have termed the killing of Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Indian Kashmir’s largest rebel group, Hizbul Mujahideen, as a major success against the fighters opposed to the Indian