Tag Archives: Jammu and kashmir

Pakistan to continue shaking world’s conscience highlighting Kashmiris plight: Firdous

Islamabad: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan  said Pakistan would continue shaking the world conscience through effective diplomacy and a vibrant media campaign to take notice of the plight of the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOJ&K). Addressing a seminar in connection with …

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Justice continues to elude hapless Kashmiris: JRL

Islamabad: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, today said, “government forces operating in Jammu Kashmir enjoy the cover of legal impunity under laws such as AFSPA and are free from accountability and prosecution.” “There is no expectation, hope of …

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The anti-hero

Murtaza Shibli Sheikh Abdullah remains a prominent yet most unaccomplished leader of Jammu and Kashmir. His struggle for the rights of Kashmiris crafted a strong sense of the Kashmiri identity. But its yearnings remain unfulfilled. The so-called lion of Kashmir enjoyed massive support. However, he wilfully commandeered a bitter and …

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Mirwaiz welcomes Modi’s Kashmir remark in Independence day speech

Islamabad: Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday welcomed the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he said that love, not bullets will resolve Kashmir issue. “Welcome @narendramodi also believes “Goli & gaali will not help resolve Kashmir” if insaniyat & insaaf replace them resolution can become …

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