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India Tried to Crush Will of Kashmiri People, We Support Kashmir’s Right to Self Determination: Bhai Daljit Singh

Pro-freedom Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh has issued a written statement expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir while reaffirming support for their right to self determination.

NDP Statement on the Status of Human Rights in Kashmir

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic, Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), issued a statement on Kashmir issue.

International Kashmiri Scholars Request UN Intervention After Unilateral Indian Action [Read Full Text of Joint Letter]

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.

UN Resolutions Prohibit Any Unilateral Action to Change Disputed Nature of Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri Diaspora Groups

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.

Full Texts of China’s Response Statements on India’s Moves in Kashmir and Ladakh

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.

Modi Dispensation Murdered Democracy; Plunged Region Into Further Turmoil : SAD Mann, Dal Khalsa

Endorsing the Kashmiris’ unequivocal right to self determination, the SAD (Amritsar) and Dal Khalsa said by scrapping article 370 of the constitution, the government of India has plunged the region into further turmoil.

India’s Move in Kashmir Threatens Regional Stability: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the "irresponsible, unilateral and irrational behaviour" by India in the 'disputed' territory of Kashmir, with the country's top civilian and military leaderships warning New Delhi's crackdown was destabilising the region.

Khalistan Struggle is Indigenous, India Needs to Change its Perception [Op-Ed]

Last week, on July 14, India handed over a dossier to the Imran Khan government during the Kartarpur corridor talks held at Wagah, alleging that Pakistan has been instigating Khalistani activists for subversive activities in India and allowing its soil to be used by the Khalistani Diaspora for the propagation of the cause of Sikh freedom.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Pakistan Completes 90% Construction Work

The Pakistani authorities have reportedly completes 90% work for the construction of Kartarpur corridor, which will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in West Punjab to Gurdwara Darbar Shaib, Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab.

India and Pak Should Resolve Issues Through Dialogue Involving Stateless Nations of the Region: World Sikh Parliament

Noting that the Sikhs, as a nation, are not a party to the Indo-Pakistan dispute and yet would suffer the most as Punjab would be the likely theatre of such a war, the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has called for all would-be combatants to undertake that the Sikh population, homeland and holy sites will not be used or targeted in any military conflict.

Pak Completes 50% of Construction Work on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

On Tuesday (April 9), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, official spokesperson of the Pakistan Foreign Office, informed that 50% work on the construction of the Kartarpur Corridor has been completed by Pakistan, and the terminals and roads required to make the Corridor functional are almost completed.

World Sikh Parliament Urges UN to Address Human Rights Violations in India

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said in a written statement issued yesterday that it followed up its recent written submissions to the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights with a series of important initiatives this week, aimed at raising the profile of key Sikh human rights concerns.

India and Pakistan Hold Talks at Attari About Kartarpur Sahib Corridor; Next Round on April 2

Amidst easing tension Officials from India and Pakistan met Thursday amid easing tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan.

Joint Statement of India And Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor After March 14 Meeting

The officials of India and Pakistan held a meeting at Wagah-Attari crossing point between East and West Punjab. The meeting was held on East Punjab side. A joint statement was issued after the meeting.

Balakot: IAF Chief Refuses to Give Number of People Killed; Says IAF Does not count Human Casualties

Amid ongoing speculations in Indian media over the number of people killed in the Balakot air strikes by the Indian Air Force, Indian Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said the IAF does not count human casualties and said that statement (on casualties at Balakot) will be made by the government.

Neither India, Nor Pakistan Could Afford Full Scale War: Amarinder Singh

In contrast to Indian army officials' claims that India is capable of two front war, Punjab Chief Minister today asserted that neither India nor Pakistan could afford a full-scale war.

China Welcomes ‘Goodwill Signal’ by Pakistan

China today welcomed the “goodwill signal” by the Pakistan side responding to reports of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement that the captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman would be released as a gesture of peace.

India Ready for Scheduled Talks with Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Indian government has reportedly said that it was open for talks on the Kartarpur Corridor issue that are scheduled for March 13 and receive the delegation from Pakistan.

Hovering of War clouds over India and Pakistan on Kashmir Dispute Cries for World Powers’ Intervention : Dal Khalsa

As war clouds are hovering over India and Pakistan following air strikes on each other’s territory, the Dal Khalsa has called upon the United Nations to intervene to end hostilities between both the nuclear countries as the entire region is under threat.

India’s NHAI Begins Demarcating Land for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Road

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has begun the process of demarcating the land for building a road for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.

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