Posts Tagged ‘kashmir’

Pakistani PM Khan slams media’s ‘double standard’ on Hong Kong and Kashmir

   Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused media outlets of a “double standard” by focusing on anti-China protests in Hong Kong and not covering enough the issue of disputed Kashmir region. Speaking after a trip to Beijing, Khan reiterated his support for the Chinese government, saying that while Hong Kong “is a part of […]

Grenade attack in Kashmir injures 10 amid India clampdown

A grenade attack in Kashmir’s southern city of Anantnag has injured 10 people, including a traffic policeman and a journalist, police says to ANI and on Twitter, blaming “terrorists.” Many people in Kashmir have been seething since India stripped its portion of the Muslim-majority region of autonomy on August 5, shutting off phone networks and imposing […]

Kashmiris see war as only solution to end the Kashmir crisis

Shahana Butt Press TV, Kashmir The standstill in Kashmir has entered its 8th week. Amid a security crackdown and communication blackout, people of the region eagerly waited for a global response to their crisis during the 74th UN General Assembly session; however, it all ended in disappointment. The international community failed to convince India […]

Annexation of Kashmir: Pakistan Just Warned the World About the 21st Century’s Munich Moment

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s (PMIK) speech at the UN General Assembly last week was one for the history books and heralded the country’s rapid ascent as a globally significant actor. The South Asian leader touched upon the four main topics of climate change, anti-corruption, Islamophobia, and the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK), […]

Kashmir under lockdown: All the latest updates

Source The Indian government revoked the special status accorded to Indian-administered Kashmir in its constitution, the most far-reaching political move on the disputed region in nearly 70 years. A presidential decree issued on August 5 revoked Article 370 of India’s constitution that guaranteed special rights to the Muslim-majority state, including the right to its own constitution and autonomy to […]

India & Israel – Kashmir And Palestine – A Study In Brutality — Rebel Voice

As tensions increase in both Palestine and Kashmir, the following article takes a look at comparable aspects of both conflicts and the right-wing regimes responsible for them. Palestine has become synonymous with oppression and Apartheid. The actions of the Israeli gerrymander over many decades have been well documented. Those crimes against humanity continue to this […] […]

India will eventually take control of Pakistan Kashmir, Indian FM predicts

The region of Kashmir currently administered by Pakistan “is part of India and we expect one day that we will have physical jurisdiction over it,” Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told a news conference on Tuesday. He added that India faces a “unique challenge” from Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of “openly” using terrorism as part of its […]

India arrests Kashmir leader Abdullah under controversial law

A senior pro-India Kashmir politician was arrested under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial. Farooq Abdullah, 82, a three-time chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, was on Monday arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Srinagar, the capital of the disputed Himalayan […]

1984 Punjab Was the Template for 2019 Kashmir

The draconian controls imposed in contemporary Kashmir and the slow-motion ethnic cleansing taking place there in response to its indigenous people’s popular self-determination movement were first pioneered by what India did in Punjab 35 years ago when attempting to suppress the Khalistan movement, and a remembrance of those terrible times could prove informative for predicting […]

Iran’s FM says concerned about situation of people in Kashmir

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran has expressed concern about the current situation of Muslim people in the Indian-controlled Kashmir. Zarif made the remarks on Sunday in a meeting with the visiting Foreign Secretary of India Vijay Keshav Gokhale in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Sunday. The top Iranian diplomat expressed hope […]

‘I expected world to react much more to Kashmir,’ PM Khan tells RT

Speaking to RT’s Paula Slier, Prime Minister Khan said that he was disappointed by the lackluster international response to the Kashmir crisis. “Sadly, I would have expected the world to react much more than it has,” he said. The PM noted that some states may be unwilling to disrupt trade with India. I feel that […]

Thousands detained in Indian-controlled Kashmir since region stripped of autonomy

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have detained about 4,000 people since New Delhi scrapped the Muslim-majority Himalayan region’s special autonomous status. Media reports citing a recent government data reported on Thursday that Indian forces had arrested more than 3,800 people across the region over the past few weeks. The report contains data from 13 police […]

Kashmir: Harbinger of the Second Muslim Awakening in South Asia

On August 22, 2019 Genocide Watch issued two emergency alerts for India: one pertaining to the ongoing lockdown in Kashmir which is now over a month long, and the other for the state of Assam.  Coincidentally yet not surprisingly in both these cases Delhi, reigned by the Caste Hindu, stands as the perpetrator of atrocities […]

Muharram processions met with force in Kashmir

Shahana Butt Press TV, Indian-Administered Kashmir   Indian security forces fired tear gas and pellet guns to disperse mourners in the Indian-administered Kashmir who were marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). In Kashmir, the processions on the 8th day of the […]

Iranian cleric says people in Kashmir must stand for their right

Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Nouri-Hamedani has urged Kashmiri people to firmly stand for their right, assuring them that the Islamic Republic will support them in this regard. The Indian-controlled Kashmir has been the scene of protests and military crackdown and restrictions since early June, when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a surprise […]

Residents say Indian-administered Kashmir still far from normal

Residents in Indian-administered Kashmir are resisting attempts by authorities to show some signs of normalcy returning to the Muslim-majority valley, a month after New Delhi government scrapped disputed Himalayan region’s autonomy. Many students are still boycotting classes, shopkeepers are not opening up and public and private sector employees are not turning up for work. In […]

India’s move in Kashmir sowing seeds of war: Pakistan army

Pakistan says India’s behavior regarding Kashmir is a bad omen for the region that jeopardizes security. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stripped the disputed region of a status that granted it autonomy in August. Pakistan called the move “illegal.” The spokesman for Pakistan’s armed forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor, said in a televised news conference […]

Palestinians denounce India’s Israeli-style tactics in Kashmir

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 14 August 2019 Kashmiri women in Srinagar shout pro-freedom slogans before offering Eid-al-Adha prayers at a mosque during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, 12 August. Danish Siddiqui Reuters Palestinians are calling for solidarity with Kashmir following the Indian government’s […]

Palestinians denounce India’s Israeli-style tactics in Kashmir

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 14 August 2019 Kashmiri women in Srinagar shout pro-freedom slogans before offering Eid-al-Adha prayers at a mosque during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, 12 August. Danish Siddiqui Reuters Palestinians are calling for solidarity with Kashmir following the Indian government’s […]

‘Kashmir was never yours, so why cry about it?’ Indian defense chief asks Pakistan

“I want to ask Pakistan why it always keeps crying over Kashmir when it was never its part,” Singh said at a defense-themed meeting on Thursday, as cited by India Today. The minister made his comments during a trip to the city of Leh in the Ladakh region, which was part of the Indian state […]

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