India’s judges are ignoring the government’s abuses in Kashmir

India’s judges are ignoring the government’s abuses in KashmirKashmir Updates -The Economists- 5 OCTOBER , 2019 Two months ago Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, boldly scrapped seven decades of legal precedent. Voiding Jammu & Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status, his government abolished its legislature, sliced the state in two and demoted the new parts to “union territories”, subject…

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Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey’s duty: Parliament speaker

Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey’s duty: Parliament speakerKashmir Updates -DAILY NEWS- 2 OCTOBER , 2019 Turkey sees standing by Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir as its duty, the Turkish parliament speaker said on Oct. 1. Speaking at the opening of the parliament’s third legislative session of the year in the capital Ankara, Mustafa Şentop said: “Our nation…

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Communications blockade in occupied Kashmir must end: US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Communications blockade in occupied Kashmir must end: US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-CortezKashmir Updates -DAWN- 1 OCTOBER , 2019 In a post shared on Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez, who is among a group of progressive US congresswomen popularly known as “The Squad”, said: “We stand for the basic human dignity of Kashmiris [and] support democracy, equality, and human rights…

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