Posts Tagged ‘ kashmir news ’

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



United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon concerned over Kashmir situation

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon is concerned over the tense situation in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, a spokesperson said on Monday. Stephane Dujarric told reporters the UN chief has noted with concern the situation unfolding in Kashmir. Dujarric strongly rejected remarks by a Pakistani journalist that the UN



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,



Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over Kashmir Violence

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

Pakistan’s government on July 11 summoned India’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gautam Bambawale, to discuss a series of deadly clashes that have killed at least 23 people in India-administered Kashmir. At least three protesters and a police officer were killed in the Muslim-majority region on July 10, raising the death toll in violence sparked by



Mirwaiz demands removal of indian military camps from IOK

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

Mirwaiz demands removal of indian military camps from IOK Srinagar, November 10 : In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has demanded immediate removal of Indian military camps from towns and villages in the territory. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who is under house arrest at his residence in Srinagar, speaking to



Gilani denounces excessive use of force by India in IOK

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

Gilani denounces excessive use of force by India in IOK Srinagar, November 10 : In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani has strongly condemned the use of excessive and brute force by Indian police and paramilitary personnel against the people at Nowhatta and Zainakote who were peacefully protesting against the cold-blooded murder



IOK police harass family members of JKMM leader

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

IOK police harass family members of JKMM leader Srinagar, November 09 : In occupied Kashmir, Indian police personnel barged into the house of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM) leader, Abdul Rashid Lone, at Tailbal in Srinagar and harassed his two daughters. Talking to Kashmir Media Service, the JKMM leader, Abdul Rashid Lone, expressed shock



People stage anti-India demos in Srinagar

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

People stage anti-India demos in Srinagar Hurriyet leaders still remain under detention Srinagar, November 09 : In occupied Kashmir, people staged anti-India demonstrations in different areas of Srinagar city against the cold-blooded murder of a student by Indian troops. Clashes between protesters and Indian paramilitary personnel were going on in Nowhatta, Rajouri Kadal and Gojwara



Anti-India demos in Srinagar over student’s killing

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

Anti-India demos in Srinagar over student’s killing Hurriyet leaders continue to remain under detention Srinagar, November 09 : In occupied Kashmir, forceful anti-India demonstrations continued in different areas of Srinagar city on the third consecutive day, today, against the cold-blooded murder of a student, Gowhar Ahmed Dar, by Indian troops. People took to the streets