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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.

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 ...

Cease Wrongful Detentions In Jammu And Kashmir: Joint Statement by Amnesty, Human Rights Watch & ICJ

New Delhi: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir should end the use of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) to arbitrarily detain people, including ...

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”.

Kashmir: 17 Indian Army-men killed in gunmen strike on Uri army camp

As per media reports 17 Indian army personnel were killed and several others injured when militants attacked an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town on Sunday morning.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

OP-ED: A Historical Perspective on Kashmir’s Freedom Aspirations

In 1846, the then British government in India, who were not the owners of Kashmir, made a deal with Gulab singh Dogra, whose official and moral duty was to support the Sikhs in their war against British.

Sikhs Groups condemn use of force against protesters in Kashmir

As per media reports various Sikh organisations of Jammu and Kashmir today condemned the use of force against protesters in the Valley and appealed to the world community and the UN to take serious note of the situation.

Pro-freedom protests rock Kashmir after ease in Curfew on Day 52

In 'occupied Kashmir', pro-freedom protest demonstrations and rallies marked by fierce clashes were held across the Kashmir Valley on the 52nd consecutive day, today.

Protests in Aishmuqam after Indian forces vandalise rally venue, desecrate Sikh Gurdawara

Protests erupted in Nowgam near Saalia village of Aishmuqam after police and paramilitary forces vandalized the venue of a proposed pro-freedom rally and smashed the windowpanes of several residential houses and a local gurdawara on Monday.

Greet any visiting Indian Parliamentarian with Azaadi slogans: Geelani to Kashmiris

While referring to the visit of some parliament members of the strife torn state, All Parties Hurriyat Conference, chairman Syed Ali Geelani said that it is surprising that law makers in Delhi only wake up from their slum sleep by death and destruction of Kashmiris.

Sedition Case against Kashmiri Man for alleged Anti-India Facebook Posts Must Be Dropped: Amnesty India

The arrest of a Kashmiri man for 'sedition’ for sharing 'anti-India' posts on Facebook is an absurd use of an archaic law to curb freedom of expression.

Pro-freedom Kashmiri leader SAS Geelani wall-paints ‘Go India, Go Back’

Pro-freedom Kashmiri leader and Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday participated in the graffiti protest campaign called as part of joint resistance programme against civilian killings in Kashmir.

OP-ED: Pellets & Idiots – Let’s try to reason!

After a bloodbath of several days, “honorable” (Oh’ No ‘Reliable) Home Minister of India said in the parliament that he has now instructed the armed forces to use the “non-lethal” weapon, the pellets; below the knee and that too should be used with “maximum restraint” only on uncontrollable crowds”

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