Detained in Kashmir

Detained in KashmirKashmir Updates -YASHRAJ SHARMA- 9 September, 2019 RINAGAR, Kashmir—Around the Soura neighborhood of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, civilians have dug trenches and built wood, tin, and barbed wire blockades. Standing next to a bonfire near one blockade on Aug. 20, Farhan Mohammad, a 26-year-old local whose name has been changed, warned,…

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Trump on Kashmir

Trump on KashmirKashmir Updates -DAWN- 19 September, 2019 AS the leaders of Pakistan and India get ready to fly to the US to attend the UN General Assembly, there has been speculation of a possible meeting on the Kashmir issue at the multilateral moot, with Washington playing the role of facilitator. President Donald Trump’s recent comments that…

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Text of the Statement made by H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council

Text of the Statement made by H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights CouncilMinistry of Foreign Affairs Government of Pakistan 10 September, 2019  Statement made by H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council…

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India revokes Kashmir’s special status

India revokes Kashmir’s special status Kashmir Updates -AlJAZEERZA- 4 September, 2019 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,…

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