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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 of recent killings of 20 innocent Kashmiri civilians at the hands of Indian occupation forces. Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua, led Pakistan delegation to the meeting which was chaired by Ambassador Abdullah Al Alim, theRead More


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 and has largely maintained it – but with India, Pakistan and the Kashmiris. There are subtle signals that the two countries are beginning to realize that the Kashmir dispute is an albatross that is shacklingRead More


OIC Condemns New Wave of Violence in Indian Occupied Kashmir (Pics, Videos)

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said heavy weaponry was being used by the Indian forces at the Line of Control (LoC) and continuing ceasefire violations by them could pave way for a major war between the two neighboring countries. (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) General Secretariat has condemned indiscriminate use of force by the Indian occupation forces killing at least twenty innocent Kashmiris in different incidents in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) on 1st April 2018. A curfew has been imposed in parts of the occupied Himalayan valley.Read More


Kashmir Bleeds: 20 Youth Killed by Indian Forces in Himalayan Valley

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir opened fire on villagers trying to stop the arrest of suspected armed separatists. (DESPARDES/PKONWEB)— Twenty people were killed in India-held Kashmir in some of the fiercest clashes this year in the region, police said on Sunday, as authorities braced for more violence. Thirteen Kashmiris described by Indian authorities as militants died in several clashes south of Srinagar considered ground zero of Kashmiris’ struggle for self-determination dubbed the ‘Kashmir Intifada’. Another four Kashmiris were killed and scores of others injured when police opened fire on thousandsRead More