Posts Tagged ‘ kashmir day ’

Solidarity with Kashmiris

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

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



India’s Shame

Feb 12th, 2015 | By

Genocide in Kashmir India’s Shame By ANDRE VLTCHEK Welcome to Kashmir! It is deep winter. The mountains are covered with snow and the naked trees above the lakes at sunset, look melancholic and magnificent, precisely like a completed Chinese brush painting. Welcome to a nation overrun by the 700,000-strong security forces of the occupying power



Irom’s fast enters 15th year, activists express solidarity

Nov 7th, 2014 | By

Sit-in-protests, hunger strike and demonstrations joined by students, civil society organisations and human rights activists were held in Manipur to express solidarity with social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila whose fast demanding repeal of the AFSPA, 1958 from the state entered its 15th year. Irom Sharmila has been on fast demanding the repeal of the controversial



Chattergam Killings – Questions to Ponder Upon

Nov 7th, 2014 | By

By Abdul Majid Zargar Kashmir’s tryst with peace has proved short lived yet again , thanks to the vacuous & barbaric killing of two young men Meraj-ud-Din Dar and Faisal Yusuf . As if the recent floods were not sufficient to devastate Kashmiris physically, emotionally & economically, the killing was thought necessary to notify them