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Teenage Girl Among 3 Killed In Anti-India Protest in Held Kashmir

JUL 7, 2018: 3 Kashmiri youth including a teenage girl were killed by Indian security forces’ firing in the Himalayan valley on Saturday leading to thousands participating in their funeral hours after police said they were killed when government forces fired at anti-India protesters. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Faisal while condemning the latest incident of killing of innocent Kashmiri youth, tweeted, “#India continues to kill with impunity in IoK – the #OHCHR commission of inquiry must be established at the earliest #kashmirbleeds. Police said in a statement that someRead More


30,000 Protesters Gather in Washington Against Trump Immigration Crackdown

JUN 30, 2018: Thousands gathered in front of the White House on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, which have separated children from parents at the US-Mexico border and sparked plans for military-run detention camps. Joined by protesters nationwide, people crowding downtown Washington waved signs and chanted “shame” as religious leaders and activists urged the administration to be more welcoming of foreigners and to reunite families. “It goes against everything we stand for as a country,” protester Paula Flores-Marques, 27, said of President Donald Trump’s policies. Trump wasRead More


Fury in Kashmir After Indian Forces Vehicle Crush Youth To Death; Shotguns Fired At Funeral

Incident is the second in less than a month involving Indian security forces vehicle killing Kashmiri protester during the weekly stone-throwing demonstrations in the restive Himalayan valley Jun 2, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Indian occupied Kashmir is once again in the grip of violence after an Indian military vehicle crushed a young man to death in the disputed valley. The funeral procession for the victim turned violent in the occupied Himalayan valley’s summer capital, Srinagar. Police fired shotgun pellets at the funeral procession after protests erupted. Security forces also sent tearRead More


Turkey Expels Israeli Ambassador Over Gaza Deaths

May 15, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Israel’s ambassador to Turkey was summoned on Tuesday to the Foreign Ministry in Ankara and was asked to leave the country after Israeli gunfire claimed lives of 60 Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border on Monday over US embassy move to Jerusalem. The Gaza Strip, or simply Gaza is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest and Israel on the east. Earlier today, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tweeted that “Netanyahu is the PMRead 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