KASHMIR UPDATES

Kashmir Updates - Al Jazeera News - 28 NOVEMBER, 2019

In video posted by filmmaker, India’s consul general to US seems to advocate Israel-like settlements of Kashmiri Hindus.

Kashmir Updates - Shahinda Syed - 26 NOVEMBER, 2019

Already considered an epidemic before India’s revocation of regional autonomy, Kashmiris have been plunged into another crisis affecting their psychiatric health.

Kashmir Updates - Mehmet Ozturk - 23 NOVEMBER, 2019

In exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, Azad Kashmir president Masood Khan discusses variety of issues linked to Kashmir

Kashmir Updates -Riyaz ul Khaliq - 21 NOVEMBER, 2019

Speakers reiterate that voice of Kashmiris integral to any future solution.

Kashmir Updates - TIMES - 19 NOVEMBER, 2019

military siege is like a chokehold on an entire people.

I was a teenager when I lived through a long curfew in Kashmir in the 1990s

Kashmir Updates - REUTERS - 19 NOVEMBER, 2019

SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Economic losses in Kashmir have run well over a billion dollars since India revoked its autonomy and statehood in August, the main trade body in the

Kashmir Updates - The Prints - 13 NOVEMBER, 2019

Srinagar: The families of juveniles being detained by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Srinagar have alleged that authorities are not only picking up their children but are also

Kashmir Updates - ALJAZEERA - 11 NOVEMBER, 2019

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – On August 5, the Indian government withdrew Article 370 of India’s constitution, which gave the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir partial autonomy.

Kashmir Updates - NAWAIWAQT GROUP - 10 NOVEMBER, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said the time was not far when the subcontinent would become a prosperous region once the Kashmir issue was resolved and the Kashmiris got their due rights.

Kashmir Updates - DAWN- 10 NOVEMBER, 2019

The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday condemned the restrictions imposed by Indian authorities on congregations in occupied Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi.

Kashmir Updates - FP- 07 NOVEMBER, 2019

Since India revoked Kashmiri autonomy in August, local villagers have been living in fear amid cross-border gunfire and unexploded shells.

Kashmir Updates - Al Jazeera- 5 NOVEMBER, 2019

Businesses are struggling three months after New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy.

Kashmir Updates - Dawn - 5 NOVEMBER, 2019

On November 3, the lockdown imposed in occupied Kashmir on August 5 by the Indian government crossed ninety days. The security and communication clampdown has now entered its fourth month.

Kashmir Updates -ALJAZEERA -31 OCTOBER, 2019

Shops and offices were shut in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday and the streets

Kashmir Updates -Osama Bin Javaid -18 OCTOBER, 2019

More than two months after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir,

Kashmir Updates -The Guardian- 16 OCTOBER, 2019

The last time he saw her, Mehraj-ud-din Wani assured his wife that he would soon be a free man.

Kashmir Updates -The Washington Post- 14 OCTOBER, 2019

WHEN INDIA’S Parliament abruptly stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its

Kashmir Updates -Scroll.in- 13 OCTOBER, 2019

Not a single person in the Kashmir Valley is happy about the Narendra Modi government’s decision to revoke the state’s special constitutional

Kashmir Updates -Sameer Yasir- 12 OCTOBER, 2019

NEW DELHI — After imposing a sweeping communications

Kashmir Updates -Athar Parvaiz- 11 OCTOBER, 2019

An important project on climate change has been disrupted by the prevailing security

Kashmir Updates -The Economist- 5 OCTOBER, 2019

Two months ago Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, boldly scrapped seven decades of legal precedent.

Kashmir Updates -DAWN- 4 OCTOBER, 2019

The lockdown and communications blackout in occupied Kashmir entered its 61st day on Friday.

Kashmir Updates -GULF NEWS- 3 OCTOBER, 2019

Iltija Mufti, daughter of Mehbooba Mufti, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, feels that Kashmir has

Kashmir Updates -DAILY NEWS- 2 OCTOBER, 2019

Speaking at the opening of the parliament’s third legislative session of the year in the capital Ankara, Mustafa Şentop said: “Our nation has not forgotten the friendship of Indian Muslims,” referring to Indian assistance to the Turkish War of Independence.

Kashmir Updates -THE NEW YORK TIMES- 2 OCTOBER, 2019

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, was a man on a mission at the United Nations, imploring members last week to persuade

Kashmir Updates -NEWS/INDIA- 2 OCTOBER, 2019

Boys as young as 9 in police custody in violation of juvenile laws, authorities deny action against minors.

Kashmir 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:

Kashmir Updates -Al Jazeera- 29 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Members of various faith, ethnic groups rally to stand with Kashmir and pledge their fight will go on.

Kashmir Updates -Geo News- 28 SEPTEMBER, 2019

NEW YORK: World leaders are raising the Kashmir issue at international forums ever since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to illegally annex the occupied territory back in August.

Kashmir Updates -ALJAZEERA- 25 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Lawyers go on strike after security forces arrest senior advocates amid unprecedented lockdown imposed on August 5.

Kashmir Updates -BBC NEWS- 23 SEPTEMBER, 2019

The BBC spoke to 17 families who allege that children are being illegally detained in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates -ALJAZEERA- 23 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Families recount raids in their houses at night to arrest young Kashmiris and the vigils they’re holding to avoid them.

Kashmir Updates -NEWS/INDIA- 23 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Organisers estimate nearly 3,000 people attended annual parade, which focused on security lockdown in Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - BBC NEWS- 19 SEPTEMBER, 2019

WHILE Kashmir continues to reel under a serious humanitarian crisis in the wake of the Aug 5 abrogation of Article 370 India’s federal government is believed to have detained thousands of people including activists, local politicians and businessmen in Indian-administered Kashmir since

Kashmir Updates - DAWN- 19 SEPTEMBER, 2019

WHILE Kashmir continues to reel under a serious humanitarian crisis in the wake of the Aug 5 abrogation of Article 370

Kashmir Updates - AJ IMPACT- 19 SEPTEMBER, 2019

It’s harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore – usually packed with people

Kashmir 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

Kashmir Updates - REUTERS- 16 SEPTEMBER, 2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s top court said on Monday the federal government should restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible.

Kashmir Updates - YASHRAJ SHARMA- 9 SEPTEMBER, 2019

SRINAGAR, 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.

Kashmir Updates - Rana Ayyub- 5 SEPTEMBER, 2019

On Aug. 6, days after the Indian government revoked Kashmir’s special status, Mohammed Ashiq, 13, had gone to sleep

Kashmir Updates - ALJAZEERA- 4 SEPTEMBER, 2019

The Indian government revoked the special status accorded to Indian-administered Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - ASIA-PACIFIC- 3 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Prime minister of Azad Kashmir, Pakistani-administered Kashmir, said that Indian-administered part of Jammu and Kashmir is the “largest open jail” in the world.

Kashmir Updates - Jack Rosen- 2 SEPTEMBER, 2019

You don’t have to be Jewish to know that land disputes between nations can be volatile and intractable things.

Kashmir Updates - RAJEEV KHANNA- 2 SEPTEMBER, 2019

Developments in Kashmir since the complete clampdown for over three weeks will likely compound the psychological agony of the people.

Kashmir Updates - Sameer Hashmi - August 29, 2019

The BBC heard from several villagers who said they were beaten with sticks and cables, and given electric shocks.

Kashmir Updates - Zubair Sofi - August 26, 2019

Families in Kashmir say several civilians have died amid clashes between security forces and protesters since India .

Kashmir Updates - Sadiq Shaban- August 26, 2019

I landed in Kashmir a day before India revoked the state’s special autonomy, breaking it into two federal territories and bringing it directly under the control of New Delhi.

Kashmir Updates - ADITYA MEMON- August 26, 2019

“Nights fill us with dread,” says Zainab* (name changed), a resident of Baramulla in north Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - CNN - August 23, 2019

When the Indian government stripped the stateof Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month, it left many citizens there in a state of confusion and concern.

Kashmir Updates - FEATURE/ASIA- August 21, 2019

Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry ‘white-skinned’ Kashmiri women.

Kashmir Updates - NEWS/ARAB- August 20, 2019

Residents in Soura neighbourhood of Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir, plant barricades to keep security forces out.

Kashmir Updates - OHCHR - August 20, 2019

ENEVA (22 August 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the Government of India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression.

Kashmir Updates - The New Arab- August 20, 2019

What is so revolting about tyranny that it stirs the human spirit in such a way, compelling us to resist?

Kashmir Updates - The Washington Post- August 16, 2019

For two weeks, Kashmir, India’s sole Muslim-majority state, has existed in a surreal state of nonexistence.Since a presidential decree abolished the state, revoked its autonomy and partitioned it into two federally administered territories.

Kashmir Updates - INDEPENDENT- August 14, 2019

More than 1,300 people have now been arrested in Indian-administered Kashmir, as Narendra Modi’s government continued to enforce a complete lockdown in an attempt to stave off a popular uprising.

Kashmir Updates - CNN OPINION- August 15, 2019

This may sound like the plot of a dystopian novel, but it is almost exactly what’s happening in the Indian-administered Kashmir Valley right now.

Kashmir Updates - The Wire - August 14, 2019

New Delhi: Ever since the Union government decided to read down Article 370 and split Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories, officials and a section of the Indian media have consistently been claiming that the situation is largely calm in the state.

Kashmir Updates - The Guardian - August 14, 2019

I haven’t been able to hear the voices of my parents for more than a week now. We usually talk or exchange messages a few times during the day, mostly about their creeping health issues or about my children’s latest antics here in London.

Kashmir Updates -ARAB NEWS - August 12,2019

SRINAGAR: Kashmiris are fearing demographic change following the revocation of Article 370 of the constitution.

Kashmir Updates - Al Jazeera and news agencies - July, 22 2019

The US president, in meeting with Pakistan PM Imran Khan, says Narendra Modi asked for mediation, a claim India rejects.

Kashmir Updates - Ershad Mahmud - July, 21 2019

The UN report on human rights situation in Azad Kashmir and Indian-occupied Kashmir means that the international community is waking up to the Kashmiris’ plight.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Nazir - July, 18 2019

Boys and young men are turning to hard drugs such as heroin, as efforts to raid poppy fields do little to stem crisis. Anantnag, Indian-administered Kashmir – Reyaz* hides under a restaurant stairway, in a village about 36 miles (57.9km) south of Srinagar, to take a hit of heroin, sniffing it through a 10 rupee note.

Kashmir Updates - Aamir Ali Bhat
- July, 16 2019

On March 19, 2019, Mohammad Asadullah Pandith, received a dead body of his 28-year-old son, Rizwan Asad Pandith, a school principal by profession, from police in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - Reuters news agency - July, 12 2019

India’s ruling party will revive a plan to build secure camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley, a senior leader said, a proposal that would almost certainly heighten tensions in the restive region.

Kashmir Updates - OIC-IPHRC - July, 11 2019

The OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) welcomes the Second report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the state of human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir, which was released on 8 July 2019.

Kashmir Updates - Human Rights Watch - July, 10 2019

New Delhi: If 2008 was the deadliest year of the decade in terms of killings and violence in Jammu and Kashmir, as 586 people lost their lives, the first half of 2019 has been no better. Since January, 271 killings have been recorded.

Kashmir Updates - Baqir Sajjad Syed - July, 09 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday welcomed the new United Nations report on the situation in India-occupied Kashmir, which for the second consecutive year called for setting up of a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) for investigating human rights abuses being perpetrated by Indian occupation troops in the valley.

Kashmir Updates - TRT WORLD - July, 08 2019

Tensions in India-administered Kashmir rose on Sunday over the weekend deployment of at least 10,000 paramilitary troops –– set to rise to 20,000 –– to the disputed region despite authorities’ assertions the move was routine.

Kashmir Updates - The Wire Staff - July, 08 2019

New Delhi: In a second report on Kashmir in 13 months, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reiterated its accusations about the rising graph of  human rights violations and the killing of civilians by state authorities over the past one year.

Kashmir Updates - Amnesty International India
Bengaluru/ New Delhi: - July, 08 2019

Responding to the second-ever report released by the UN on the human rights situation in both Indian-Administered Kashmir and Pakistan-Administered Kashmir, Aakar Patel, Executive Director, Amnesty International India, said:

Kashmir Updates - The Wire Staff - July, 06 2019

Responding to the second-ever report released by the UN on the human rights situation in both Indian-Administered Kashmir and Pakistan-Administered Kashmir, Aakar Patel, Executive Director, Amnesty International India, said:

Kashmir Updates - Sameer Yasir and Kai Schultz - July, 06 2019
RAWALPORA, Kashmir — Mohammad Ishaq Lone got a call from the Indian Army one February night, ordering him to meet soldiers at an outpost near his house in Kashmir.
Kashmir Updates - JKCCS Press Release- July, 03 2019

The first half of 2019 in Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir (IAJK) witnessed continued and increased violence.

Kashmir Updates - The Nation - July, 03 2019
International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) in collaboration with International Commission for Human Rights (ICHR), Indigenous Peoples Nations Coalition (IPNC)…
Kashmir Updates - YFK - June, 28 2019
A disturbing video from Indian Administrated Kashmir doing rounds on the internet. The video on Twitter showed terrified children crying out of fear when army personnel thrashed the bus driver.
Kashmir Updates - YFK - June, 28 2019
A disturbing video from Indian Administrated Kashmir doing rounds on the internet. The video on Twitter showed terrified children crying out of fear when army personnel thrashed the bus driver.
Kashmir Updates - Associated Press - June, 13 2019
Government officials in Indian administrated Jammu & Kashmir stopped prominent human rights watch group from releasing a document containing reports of a controversial law, reports Associated Press (AP). This law allows people to be held for two years without trial.
Kashmir Updates - Washington Post (Associated Press) - June 12, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir stopped Amnesty International from holding an event on Wednesday announcing a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law that allows people to be held for up to two years without trial.

Kashmir Updates - Washington Post (Associated Press) - June 12, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir stopped Amnesty International from holding an event on Wednesday announcing a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law that allows people to be held for up to two years without trial.

Kashmir Updates - Muhammad Ashraf Matoo - June 11, 2019

Today we are commemorating the 9th martyrdom anniversary of our beloved and only son Tufail Ashraf Mattoo of Saida Kadal, Rainawari, whom we miss a lot. Tufail was brutally murdered by J&K police personnel at…

Kashmir Updates - TRT World - May 30, 2019

Soldiers fired live bullets and shotgun pellets on protesters who helped rebels escape two separate sieges by Indian troops, authorities in India-administered Kashmir say.

Kashmir Updates - Quratulain Rehbar - May 29, 2019

Nilz Melzer, United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, said that the allegations that ‘550-page report on human torture in Kashmir’ by two local NGOs is making are very serious and might be very grave violations of human rights.

Kashmir Updates - Basharat Ali - May 28, 2019

The more Modi tries to choke Kashmir, the greater the possibility for the emergence of more radical forms of response. In 2014, several Indian liberal intellectuals believed in a man called Narendra Modi.

Kashmir Updates - Ahmad Adil - May 20, 2019

India refuses to engage on issue with stakeholders, rejects UN report on human rights abuse in Jammu and Kashmir. Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details of steps taken to provide justice in 76 cases of torture and arbitrary killings in Jammu and Kashmir since 1990.

Kashmir Updates - Mohamad Junaid - May 23, 2019

Torture may shatter the world of its Kashmiri victims, but it is Indian society that is becoming irretrievably corroded. In the 2012 UK Channel Four documentary film Kashmir’s Torture Trail by Jezza Neumann, an older-looking Kashmiri man Qalandar Khatana enters a room supported on crutches.

Kashmir Updates - Mohamad Junaid - May 23, 2019

Torture may shatter the world of its Kashmiri victims, but it is Indian society that is becoming irretrievably corroded. In the 2012 UK Channel Four documentary film Kashmir’s Torture Trail by Jezza Neumann, an older-looking Kashmiri man Qalandar Khatana enters a room supported on crutches.

Kashmir Updates - Rifat Fareed - May 20, 2019

Rights bodies say India uses torture as ‘instrument of control’ to quash rebellion in Indian-administered Kashmir. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Prisoners in Indian-administered Kashmir have been subjected to abuse and torture, including “water-boarding, sleep deprivation and sexualised torture”, according to a report by two rights bodies.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Hussain | AP - May 20, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces amid a decades-long anti-India uprising in the disputed region.

Kashmir Updates - JKCCS (Press Statement) - May 20, 2019

Human Rights Groups Release First Comprehensive Report on Torture in Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir; Case Studies Find 70% of Torture Victims are Civilians and 11% die during or as a result of torture.

Kashmir Updates - NY Times (The Associated Press) - May 19, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces amid a decades-long anti-India uprising in the disputed region.

Kashmir Updates - Joe Wallen - May 16, 2019

The embattled district of Shopian in the south of Kashmir is at breaking point. An unknown gunman has shot and injured a local politician in the village of Chitragam. He is the third politician shot this week in Shopian district alone.

Kashmir Updates - The Washington Post (Associated Press) - May 16, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — A Muslim man was fatally shot and another was injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday over allegations of cow smuggling.

Kashmir Updates - BBC- May 14, 2019

Huge protests have continued for the third day in Indian-administered Kashmir with people demanding the death penalty for a man who allegedly raped a three-year-old girl.

Kashmir Updates - Aljazeera - May 13, 2019

Police said the girl was hospitalised in critical condition on May 8 but her condition has stabilised. Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-administered Kashmir…

Kashmir Updates - Aamir Ali Bhat - May 12, 2019

The world’s most militarised zone Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK) continues to be one of the longest-running unresolved conflicts between two neighbouring countries, India and Pakistan. Both the nuclear states claim the region in full but only control parts.

Kashmir Updates - Asad Hashim - May 07, 2019

Pakistan’s army says at least 16 civilians have been killed by Indian gunfire across Line of Control this year. Islamabad, Pakistan – At least two people have been killed by Indian shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Pakistan’s military has said.

Kashmir Updates - Anadolu Agency staff - May 07, 2019

‘Bilateral process between India and Pakistan a mirage,’ says president of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.ANKARA President of Pakistan-administrated Kashmir (PaK) Sardar Masood Khan called upon the international community to focus on the Kashmir conflict, as people in the region are suffering for decades.

Kashmir Updates - Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein - May 06, 2019

I spent four years defending human rights at the U.N. — and they’ve never been more at risk.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Zaka Syed - May 03, 2019

The Indian media boasts an illustrious history. Born during the freedom struggle against the British colonial rule, it quickly mastered the rules of the game, working around the stiff curbs and acute sensitivities of the colonial masters.

Kashmir Updates - Alasdair Pal, Fayaz Bukhari - April 30, 2019

SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

Kashmir Updates - Nusrat Sidiq - April 24, 2019

Since the start of the armed struggle in Kashmir in 1989, the strife-torn valley has witnessed killings and destruction, but women are the ones who have suffered the most.

Kashmir Updates - Our Correspondent - April 23, 2019

LAHORE: School of Media and Communication Studies of University of Management and Technology (UMT) on Monday organised a seminar “Kashmir: Peoples’ determination in New Horizon”.

Kashmir Updates - Umar Baba - April 23, 2019

At least 86 percent of eligible voters in the Kashmir valley abstained from voting, although in the southern Jammu belt, where Muslims and a sizeable Hindu population doesn’t shy away from casting votes, a 70 percent turnout was recorded.

Kashmir Updates - Umar Baba - April 23, 2019

At least 86 percent of eligible voters in the Kashmir valley abstained from voting, although in the southern Jammu belt, where Muslims and a sizeable Hindu population doesn’t shy away from casting votes, a 70 percent turnout was recorded.

Kashmir Updates - Waqar Ahmed - April 21, 2019

The killings by Indian troops of Kashmiri youth continues. Most young men are killed in occupied Kashmir during cordon and search operations. The Indian police and military routinely claim that the youth they killed are militants and were killed during clashes with the troops.

Kashmir Updates - Munawar Hasan - April 20, 2019

LAHORE: A unilateral and abrupt suspension of inter-Kashmir trade by India for an indefinite period has caused huge losses to traders who consider these curbs as an attempt to deprive them of livelihood opportunities.

Kashmir Updates - Malik Muhammad Ashraf - April 19, 2019

Pakistan does not have to wait for the Modi government to repeal article 370 of the Indian constitution to change the status of IHK before seeking intervention by the UNSC.

Kashmir Updates - Aljazeera - April 19, 2019

Indian home ministry says armed groups were using the cross-border route to send arms, drugs and fake Indian currency. India suspended cross-border trade with Pakistan-administered Kashmir because it was being used to funnel weapons and drugs in a further crackdown in the volatile territory.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Hussain | AP - April 18, 2019

SRINAGAR, India — Voting in the second phase of India’s general election on Thursday remained largely peaceful amid massive security and a lockdown in parts of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - Shams Irfan - April 13, 2019

The Indian state has imposed a partial ban on a vital highway connecting the north and the south of the disputed territory ahead of Indian elections, making life even more difficult in an already contentious region.

Kashmir Updates - Sugam Pokharel and Nikhil Kumar, CNN - April 13, 2019

Uri, Indian-controlled Kashmir (CNN) – Kashmir resident Gulam Rasul has seen it all: Two wars between India and Pakistan which were sparked by the disputed region as well as dozens of other armed conflicts.

Kashmir Updates - Zahoor Khan Marwat - April 12, 2019

The held Kashmir simmers as all BJP strategies to control the situation have backfired. As it is, senior BJP leaders are repeatedly emphasising the party’s commitment to abrogate the Article 370 from the state.

Kashmir Updates - BBC - April 10, 2019

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has told the BBC that peace with India over the disputed territory of Kashmir would be “tremendous” for the wider region.

Kashmir Updates - Meenakshi Ganguly - April 9, 2019

India’s ‘Muscular’ Approach Disregards Rights. The beleaguered people of India’s Jammu and Kashmir state are facing a new challenge. Indian authorities declared that National Highway 44, critical to bringing essential goods to the region, will be closed to civilians for two days every week until May 31.

Kashmir Updates - HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - July, 1999

Torture has been used routinely by all the security forces operating in Kashmir. Although the problem is widely known to the authorities in Srinagar and New Delhi, neither has ever made any serious effort to curb it.

Kashmir Updates - Ekip - March 30, 2019

8-member group also to move against sympathizers of independence movement among government workers, including teachers. Indian administrators have formed a new eight-member group to further crack down on pro-independence activists and sympathizers in the disputed Kashmir region, according to a Home Ministry order on Friday.

Kashmir Updates - K Reader - March 30, 2019

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) chairman and Kashmir’s chief priest Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said seeking resolution of Kashmir issue was not a crime. “Asking for resolution of Kashmir issue is neither terror nor a crime,” said Mirwaiz – according to the statement.

Kashmir Updates - Zahid Rafiq - March 25, 2019

Stanford University study says internet shutdowns are extension of curfews to restrict public gatherings. A recent study has found that 47 percent of India’s internet shutdowns take place in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir state where unrest is often followed by curfews and restrictions by the government.

Kashmir Updates - Rifat Fareed - March 23, 2019

The JKLF is the second separatist group to be banned by India this month in the disputed region. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – India’s government has for the second time this month banned a top pro-independence organisation in Indian-administered Kashmir, accusing it of “supporting extremism and militancy”.

Kashmir Updates - Al Jazeera News - March 22, 2019

We talk to Arundhati Roy about Kashmir and Modi and debate US intervention in Venezuela. In this week’s UpFront, we ask award-winning author and activist Arundhati Roy about the disputed region of Kashmir and her criticisms of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kashmir Updates - Ahmed Bin Qasim - March 22, 2019

Another man has been killed in police custody in Kashmir, this time a school teacher. Where do Kashmiris go for justice? It is winter in Kashmir, and the desolate sky perfectly reflects the grey mood Kashmiris are attuned to.

Kashmir 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.
Kashmir 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.
Kashmir 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.
Kashmir 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.
Kashmir Updates - Sanjay Kumar - March 6, 2019
There was a shutdown in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday over attempts to change a law that gives special rights to the state and the people living there.
Kashmir Updates - Sanjay Kumar - March 6, 2019
There was a shutdown in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday over attempts to change a law that gives special rights to the state and the people living there.
Kashmir Updates - BBC - March 1, 2019
Speaking to the BBC’s Secunder Kermani, Shah Mahmood Qureshi warned that war would be “suicidal” Pakistan’s Foreign Minister has told the BBC that he hopes tensions between his country and India can be defused.
Kashmir Updates - Lawrence Pintak - February 28, 2019

The president of Pakistani Kashmir explains why his country deserves far more credit for its role in the disputed region. KARACHI, Pakistan—“I feel like I am invisible,” the president of Kashmir told me a few months ago. “Wherever I go, no one wants to hear what I have to say.”

Kashmir 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.
Kashmir 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 profile commensurate with the importance of her mandate.
Kashmir Updates - Hafsa Kanjwal - February 22, 2019
Hafsa Kanjwal is an assistant professor in South Asian history at Lafayette College. Her PhD, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, was on the social history of modern Kashmir.
Kashmir Updates - February 19, 2019
European Parliament heard details on the humanitarian situation in Jammu & KashmirKashmir Updates – February 19, 2019 YFK–International Kashmir Lobby Group obtained this video with permission European Parliament’s…
Kashmir Updates - February 19, 2019
Mr. Altaf Hussain Wani, Director Programs, at Kashmir Institute for International Relations, KIIR, briefs the foreign diplomats on Jammu & Kashmir Conflict at Foreign Service Academy, Islamabad on February 19, 2019.
Kashmir Updates - February 18, 2019

Maharashtra, Feb 17, Renowned social activist and religious leader from India, Swami Agnivesh Sunday said that the suicide attack carried out in Kashmir was the work of a Kashmiri youth and no people from Pakistan came to do the job.

Kashmir Updates - February 14, 2019

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan’s immediate and unconditional release on the eve of another hearing in his case. Held on nothing more than a police report since 24 August, he was finally charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act a week ago.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Nazi - February 08, 2019

Shah Faesal resigned as India’s civil servant in January and has rallied in Kashmir, promising he will bid for peace. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – On Monday, people gathered in the snow to listen to Shah Faesal in Kupwara, the northernmost district of Indian-administered Kashmir.

Kashmir Updates - February 07, 2019

New York, February 7, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Jammu and Kashmir police to immediately cease all legal proceedings against journalist Aasif Sultan and release him from jail after local news outlets reported that formal charges were filed against him today…

Kashmir Updates - By Rifat Fareed - January 27, 2019
At least 8,000 people have disappeared since 1989 according to human rights groups, leaving relatives in no-man’s land. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Safiya Azad, 43, dreads forgetting her husband. She doesn’t know whether he is dead or alive….
Kashmir Updates - By Malik Sajad - January 19, 2019
Renewed conflict in Kashmir is killing and blinding the young as politicians remain unwilling to find a just resolution to the old dispute…
Kashmir Updates - December 31, 2018
The year 2018 was the deadliest year of the last decade in Indian administered Kashmir as violence peaked during the year resulting in the killing of at least 586 people in different incidents of violence, which is highest in the last decad…..
Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Zaka Syed - June 22, 2018
I never had the pleasure of meeting Shujaat Bukhari, the soft-spoken editor of the Rising Kashmir with a steely spine, who was assassinated last week. But we remained in touch over the years.
Kashmir Updates - June 14, 2018

Authorities Should Allow International Investigation, Provide Redress for Abuses.
(New York) – The Indian government should immediately act on the recommendations in the first-ever report by the United Nations on human rights in Kashmir, Human Rights Watch said today.

Kashmir Updates - Aijaz Zaka Syed - June 22, 2018
I never had the pleasure of meeting Shujaat Bukhari, the soft-spoken editor of the Rising Kashmir with a steely spine, who was assassinated last week. But we remained in touch over the years.
Kashmir Updates - Rouf Dar - May 4, 2018

A new report that details the extent of violence against children in Jammu and Kashmir suggests that Indian armed forces have directly targeted children.