Kashmir matters not Kashmiri

Kashmir matters not KashmiriKashmir Updates – Dr Muhammad Khan – March 19, 2019 TRACING the history of Kashmir under Indian occupation, there emerged a clear indication that for India ‘Kashmir matters’ not the Kashmiris. In recent times, this conclusion was more pronounced after the Pulwama attack, February 14, 2019. Sequel to this attack, Indian Army…

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Kashmir matters

Kashmir mattersKashmir Updates – A.G. Noorani – March 16, 2019 RELATIONS between India and Pakistan have nosedived since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. If anyone thought that he would make up the loss by a conciliatory policy towards Kashmiris, they were mistaken. It was never part of his agenda. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh…

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After the crisis

After the crisisKashmir Updates – Sherry Rehman – March 14, 2019 ALTHOUGH the 2019 India-Pakistan standoff may have passed its immediate intensity, it is clear that the entire episode has left a slew of new worries for policymakers all over the world. It is crucial that lessons are learnt and crisis-handling procedures between the two…

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Kashmir dailies print blank front pages to protest gov’t ad ban

Kashmir dailies print blank front pages to protest gov’t ad banKashmir Updates – Rifat Fareed – March 10, 2019 Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Major English- and Urdu-language newspapers in Indian-administered Kashmir have printed blank front pages to protest against the central government’s decision to block advertisements to two dailies. In place of regular news, the papers’…

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‘India playing with fire’: Pakistan-administered Kashmir leader

‘India playing with fire’ Pakistan-administered Kashmir leaderKashmir Updates – Sudipto Mondal & Showkat Shafi – February 27, 2019 Doha, Qatar – In the cyclic escalation of hostilitiesbetween the nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, the perspective from Pakistan-administered Kashmir is often overlooked. That rare opportunity presented itself last week during a visit to Doha by Masood Khan, the 27th president of the…

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Statement by Dr. Shireen M. Mazari, Minster of Human Rights, Pakistan at 40th Regular Session Human Rights Council

Statement by Dr. Shireen M. Mazari, Minster of Human Rights, Pakistan at 40th Regular Session Human Rights Council in GenevaKashmir Updates – Pakistan Mission, Geneva – February 26, 2019 We greatly value the work of the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR). The new High Commissioner, Ms Bachelet, brings the experience and…

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