“There is a serious deficit of trust among ethno-religious communities in Sri Lanka following the deadly Easter Sunday bomb blasts and subsequent mob violence this year, and these tensions must not be ignored,” Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, said while presenting a report following his 12-day mission to the country.
UN human rights experts on August 22 called on the Government of India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests imposed in Indian-Administered Kashmir this month.
Genocide Watch, an international group that keeps watch on apprehensions of genocide, works for prevention of genocide and issued alerts regarding possibility of genocide, has issued a 'Genocide Alert' in Indian administered Kashmir.
Reports from Indian-administered Kashmir reveal that thousands of people have been arrested and detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir since August 5- when the BJP government stripped of the special status to the State.
Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir reimposed restrictions on people's movement on August 18 following a flare-up of protests by Kashmiris. According to media reports, which cite officials saying that clashes between Kashmiri residents and police left dozens injured.
Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR) and all European Sikh and Kashmiri organizations and Gurdwara Management Committees held a massive protest rally and raised the freedom for all flag in front of the United Nations office in Geneva on Thursday, August 15th from 12:00 to 16:00 hours.
The World Sikh Parliament unreservedly condemns India’s brazen attempt this week to override international law and democratic legitimacy by unilaterally purporting to divide and annex Kashmir.
A Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh group- Dal Khalsa, has written an open letter to President of Untied States Donald Trump on Kashmir issue.
A statement released by Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) on August 6 noted that 'following a request from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, an urgent meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu & Kashmir at the level of Permanent Representatives was held in Jeddah on 6 August 2019 to review the recent developments in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK)'.
NDP Foreign Affairs Critic, Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), issued a statement on Kashmir issue.
A number of international Kashmiri scholars have requested immediate intervention of the United Nations (UN) in the Kashmir crisis. Kashmir Scholars Consultative and Action Network (KSCAN) has written a letter addressed to Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. António Guterres.
In a written statement issued on August 5 (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), various Kashmiri diaspora groups 'rejected' and condemned the Indian government's decision of abrogating article 370 and 35 A that guarantees the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
China has objected to Indian government's move to strip disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir of 'special status' and divide the region into two parts to be controlled by the Central Government of India.
Amidst reports of panic amongst Kashmiris in Indian administered Kashmir, caused by a series of orders and announcements by the Indian establishment, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Kashmiris must be allowed to exercise their right to self determination according to UN SC resolutions.
With no clarity from the authorities, the region's shaken residents are viewing the government order as yet another instance of the "psychological warfare" they say is being waged by India against them.
AMRITSAR: In a significant development, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Pakistan based Sikh leader Gopal Singh Chawla who ...
Amid international media fallout after German Ambassador Walter Lindner’s 17 July 2019 visit to the headquarters of the RSS — a volunteer organization that has enshrined Nazi and Italian fascist ideology — calls are increasing for Lindner to resign.
British Prime Minister Theresa May set to give in to pressure and announce she is resigning as Prime Minister. The starting gun on a leadership race for the Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister is expected to be fired today that could see a new Prime Minister in place by the end of July.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) yesterday (on May 20) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir.
Angry over a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, the Indian state has reportedly informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs on its report.« Previous Page — Next Page »