Posts Tagged ‘ Srinagar ’

Kashmir – An 18-Month-Old Victim in a Very Old Fight

Jan 21st, 2019 | By

Renewed conflict in Kashmir is killing and blinding the young as politicians remain unwilling to find a just resolution to the old dispute. By Malik Sajad Mr. Sajad is a graphic novelist from Kashmir. = Malik Sajad, a writer and visual artist, is the author of the graphic novel, “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir.”



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



Re-deploying troops in Srinagar is a final blow to the hopes of peace

Aug 26th, 2016 | By

By Murtaza Shibli The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has buried all hopes of rapprochement with the besieged Kashmiris, giving a final symbolic blow to any hopes of the now-stalled ‘peace process’, its pet project that it flaunted so vigorously over the years to seek legitimacy as some sort of a champion of pro-Kashmiri sentiments.



Paralysed for nearly 50 days, Kashmir is living its worst nightmare in decades

Aug 26th, 2016 | By

By Ishfaq Ahmad Shah It is 9.30 pm on Sunday. Srinagar is tense. An 18-year-old boy has died after a teargas canister, reportedly fired by government forces, hit his chest. In the interiors of the city, some people are protesting. Pro-freedom songs are being blared through the public address systems of mosques. Night curfew is



Right to self-determination only solution to Kashmir dispute: APHC

Aug 23rd, 2016 | By

In occupied Kashmir, APHC Chairman Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyet leaders have rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertions in which he called for dialogue on Kashmir within the Indian Constitution. They said solution to the Kashmir dispute lies in granting right to self-determination to Kashmiris in accordance with the UN resolutions. APHC Chairman,



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



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



43 Percent of Kashmiri Schools Receive Unsafe Water

Feb 7th, 2013 | By

Over 40 percent of schools and 30 percent of the villages in Indian-administered Kashmir rely on unsafe drinking water, according to a new study. The study, which was carried out by the National Level Monitoring Agency, under India’s rural development ministry, found that 60 percent of village residents do not get sufficient potable water in