Bloody Kashmir Remains in Uproar After 30 Years of Turmoil

May 11, 2018 (DESPARDES Report) — New Delhi has asked its security forces deployed in Indian-held Kashmir to focus on arrest of militants, rather than elimination (search-and-kill operations) — the death toll has mounted from a low of 117 fatalities in 2012 to 358 in 2017, and 132 so far this year. A senior government […]

OIC Contact Group on Kashmir Holds Emergency Meeting in Jeddah

Kashmir Women Movement (UK & Europe) launched in London to highlight at international level gross human rights violations by Indian forces in the occupied Himalayan valley. May 2, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir held an emergency meeting in Jeddah on 30th April. The meeting was called in the context […]

Kashmir Solution Lies Not With U.N., But With India, Pakistan and Kashmiris

By MOHAMMED AZHAR ALI KHAN: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that the United Nations is following developments in Kashmir “closely” – presumably the ceasefire violations in Kashmir by Indian and Pakistani forces and the unrest in Indian Kashmir. But the solution lies not with the United Nations – which arranged a cease-fire in 1949 […]