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Shiv Sena Hindustan Leader Say Burhan Wani is a Martyr, Government is Terrorist State: Media Reports

As per reports in Kashmiri media, a Mumbai based political party Shiv Sena Hindustan (SSH) Thursday termed slain militant commander Burhan Wani as Martyr (Shaheed) and called the Jammu and Kashmir government a “terrorist” asking “what the PDP-BJP coalition achieved by killing innocents.’

Detention of rights activist Khurram Parvez illegal, Release him: says J&K High Court

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has termed the detention of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez, under the Public Safety Act (PSA) as illegal, adding that the government order was not legal and that the “detaining authority has abused its powers”.

End Repression In Kashmir: A Call From The Civil Society

Various organizations and individuals have urged the Indian government to end repression in Kashmir.

Kashmir Crisis: Around 7000 Arrests during Curfew, More than 450 booked under PSA

Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested close to 7,000 people in the Kashmir valley during the ongoing curfew in Jammu and Kashmir.

As Kashmir Faces Humanitarian Crisis, Time To Show Statesmanship: PUCL

New Delhi (Press Release): An all India team of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) visited the Kashmir valley after the 100th day of ...

Closure Of Kashmir Newspaper A Setback To Free Speech

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir must revoke an order to stop the printing and publication of Kashmir Reader, a Srinagar-based English daily, Amnesty International India said today.

Govt. Bans publication of Kashmir Reader newspaper

Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the publication of Srinagar-based English daily Kashmir Reader calling it a threat to the “public tranquility”.

Kashmiri and Sikh Diaspora in New York Stage Demonstration Against Atrocities in Kashmir

As per media reports, hundreds of Kashmiris and Sikhs recently staged a demonstration in front of the United Nations office in New York to condemn the killings of Kashmiri youth by Indian forces.

Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Khurram Parvez Released, Detained Again

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez has been detained a second time, after a court ordered his release from administrative detention on Tuesday.

Sikh Diaspora groups Calls for Immediate Release of Kashmiri Activist Khurram Parvez

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed its concern at the detention of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez.

India’s refusal to allow UN officials to probe excesses in Kashmir is a sign of its arrogance and malicious intentions

Basel (Switzerland): Dal Khalsa has termed the arbitrary arrest of noted human rights defender and JKCCS coordinator Khurram Pervez as a sheer sign of frustration ...

Pellet-ridden body of a Ternager was found in Srinagar; Death toll rises to 81

The death toll in ongoing unrest in Kashmir went up to 81 as the pellet-ridden body of a youth was found in Srinagar.

Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Held in Administrative Detention

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez must be immediately released from administrative detention unless he is charged with recognizable criminal offences, Amnesty International India said today.

Kashmiri delegation praises UN Human Rights chief for censuring India

The strong statement by the top UN diplomat for human rights on India’s role in occupied Kashmir continues to resonate internationally.

Global Standards on Police Use of Force Violated In Kashmir: Amnesty International India

Security forces are using arbitrary and excessive force in response to protests in Jammu and Kashmir, violating international standards and worsening the human rights crisis in the state, Amnesty International India said today.

Indian Army re-enters four south Kashmir areas; Two more Kashmiri youth killed in firing

The Indian Army on Friday (Sept. 09) took up positions in rural areas of four South Kashmir districts of Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag, which witnessed mass protests in the last two months after the encounter killing of Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.

Digital India tweet praises poem calling on Army to kill Kashmiris, Minister takes action

The official handle of Digital India, a flagship government initiative for a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, on Thursday tweeted a poem promoting the killing of Kashmiris by the Army.

Kashmir integral part of India & Resisting Kashmiri leadership do not believe in ‘Kashmiriyat’, ‘Insaniyat’ and ‘Jamhooriyat’: Rajnath Saingh

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reiterated Indian state's claim that 'occupied' region of Kashmiri was integral part of India.

Pro-Freedom Kashmiri leaders express no confidence in visiting Indian Delegation

Reacting to the PDP President Mehbooa Mufti’s invitation for meeting the Indian Parliamentary Delegation (IPD), pro-freedom Kashmiri leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement ...

Dal Khalsa hails Hurriyat and Sikh Coordination Committee for its decision to boycott Indian delegation

Dal Khalsa today endorsed the decision of Hurriyat Conference and All party Sikh coordination committee to boycott all party delegation led by Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh scheduled to visit the valley on 4th of September to take stock of situation and initiate dialogue to defuse the crisis.

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