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Advo. Rajwinder Singh Bains About Prof. SAR Geelani, Kashmir and Human Rights

Speaking during this event Advocate Rajinder Singh Bains recalled the contribution of Prof. SAR Geelani on the issue of political prisoners; and also spoke about Kashmir struggle and human rights issues.

Prof. Haragopal About Prof. SAR Geelani, Kashmir and Human Rights

Students For Society (SFS) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) marked World Human Rights Day on December 10, 2019 by organising an event in the memory of Kashmiri activist Prof. SAR Geelani. The event was held at Gandhi Bhawan in Panjab University Chandigarh.

Prof. SAR Geelani’s Son Atif’s Speech About His Father, Kashmir Struggle and Human Rights

Students For Society (SFS) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) marked World Human Rights Day on December 10, 2019 by organising an event in the memory of Kashmiri activist Prof. SAR Geelani. The event was held at Gandhi Bhawan in Panjab University Chandigarh.

Bhai Kanwarpal Singh (Dal Khalsa) on Prof. SAR Geelani, Kashmir Freedom Struggle and Human Rights

Students For Society (SFS) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) marked World Human Rights Day on December 10, 2019 by organising an event in the memory of Kashmiri activist Prof. SAR Geelani.

Speech of WSN Editor Jagmohan Singh About Prof. SAR Geelani, Kashmir and Human Rights

Students For Society (SFS) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) marked World Human Rights Day on December 10, 2019 by organising an event in the memory of Kashmiri activist Prof. SAR Geelani. This is speech of S. Jagmohan Singh.

U.S. Foreign Affairs Asia Sub-Committee to Hold Classified Hearing on Kashmir Issue

Washington: The U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Asia Subcommittee will hold a classified hearing on the situation in Kashmir on Wednesday, said the sub-committee ...

India Bars Sikhs From Reaching Kashmir on Human Rights Day

Sikh marchers of Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) were today barred from entering J & K. Acting upon the orders of the magistrate of Kathua, citing law and order problems, the Kathua police stopped activists of Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) at the Madhopur-Kathua interstate border, stopping them from going to Srinagar to observer International Human Rights Day there tomorrow. The magistrate Mr Kalil Kant issued written orders prohibiting the march to enter into the state.

Resolution Condemning Human Rights Violations in J&K and Supporting Kashmiri Self-determination Introduced in US Congress

A resolution condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination is introduced in US House of representatives. The resolution is introduced by U.S. representative Rashida Tlaib on 21 November 2019.

Internet Will Be Restored Once Situation Turns ‘More Normal’ in Kashmir: L-G

Internet services will be restored in Kashmir in phases once the situation turns “more normal”, Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor GC Murmu said on Wednesday (Dec. 4).

Modi-Merkel Meet: German Chancellor Prioritised Profit Over People

October 31 was an eventful Halloween in India. German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in New Delhi with an entourage of 12 of Germany’s 16 cabinet ministers.

China Issues Strongly Worded Response On India’s Move to Bifurcate Jammu & Kashmir in to Two UTs

Indian state on Thursday (October 31st) moved forward with its announcement to bifurcate the internationally disputed region of Kashmir into two Union Territories. The region is claimed by both India and Pakistan, who have control over only parts of it.

Self Determination As South Asia’s Only Survival Roadmap

Against the backdrop of the continuing crisis in South Asia, triggered by India’s purported annexation and lockdown of Indian-held Kashmir, the World Sikh Parliament has called for urgent international intervention to prevent a catastrophic war that most military experts expect to be a nuclear conflict with casualties measured in the tens of millions.

India Should ‘Unlock’ Freedom Curbs in Disputed Kashmir, UN Human Rights Chief

The United Nations' Human Rights body has issued an appeal over the territory of Kashmir – which both India and Pakistan claim as sovereign, but control only parts of it. The appeal follows months of escalating tensions linked to earlier suicide attacks and the Indian Government’s decision in August to revoke majority-Muslim Kashmir’s special status, which for decades had allowed it partial autonomy.

SCI Defers Article 370 Kashmir Cases to Nov 14, Puts Embargo on Filing of Fresh Petitions

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana allowed the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration to file counter-affidavits on petitions challenging scrapping of Article 370.

Sikh, Tamil, Kashmiri and Bahujan Diaspora Groups to Protest Against Modi at UN in New York

Sikh, Tamil, Kashmiri and Bahujan diaspora groups will be holding a protest outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 27, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Sikhs, Tamils, Kashmiris Protest Against Kashmir Lockdown in Delhi; Seek UN Intervention

Despite the stoppages by the Delhi police, acting under orders of the government of India, hundreds of activists from Punjab and Tamil Nadu held a demonstration against 50-day Kashmir lockdown and took out a march from Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib towards Jantar Mantar.

Kashmir Caged: A Fact-Finding Report [Full Text]

We spent five days (9-13 August 2019) traveling extensively in Kashmir. Our visit began on 9 August 2019 – four days after the Indian government abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, dissolved the state of Jammu and Kashmir, and bifurcated it into two Union Territories.

Sikh and Tamil Groups to Demonstrate in Delhi Against India’s Occupation of Kashmir on Sept 26

Perturbed over the stubborn attitude of the government of India with regards to the situation in Kashmir, its unrelenting role of disrespecting human rights in the region where the special status of the people and the state has been unilaterally abrogated, political parties from Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Kashmir will hold Justice March and Rally in Delhi on September 26.

Punjab Based Sikh Groups Writes to UNHRC on Human Rights Situation in Kashmir

Dal Khalsa, a Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh groups has once again raised its concerns over situation of human rights in Kashmir. Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh has written an open letter to UNHRC Commissioner Ms Michelle Bachelet Jeria.

UC Berkeley Sikh Students Association Releases Statement Supporting Kashmiris

The University of California Berkeley Sikh Student Association recently released a statement extending its support for the people of Kashmir as well as to urge UC Berkeley to re-examine current partnerships the university has with the government of India.

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