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Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Kashmir ‘fed up’ with India’s human rights abuses

Dec 13th, 2017 | By

As the world observes the UN-sponsored Human Rights Day, rights violations continue to be a major issue in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the UN has done too little to prevent. For the past year, the remote, northern region was gripped by widespread



In Indian Occupied Kashmir, a father’s fight against forgetfulness

Dec 13th, 2017 | By
Tufail was killed on June 11, 2010, near a sports stadium in the old city of Srinagar in Indian-Occupied Kashmir

By Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo was at home when a crowd of people rushed to him with the news that changed his life forever. His only son was killed. It has been seven years since Mattoo’s life seemingly came to a standstill. He stopped going to work and his hair



Martyrs’ Day: Genesis of the Kashmir’s Struggle

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat The Martyrs’ Day, known as Youme Shuhada-e-Kashmir is observed on July 13 every year on both sides of the Line of Control and all over the world by the Kashmiris to pay homage to 22 Kashmiris who were martyred in 1931 to free Kashmir from the brutalities of despotic Dogra rulers. The



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