Iran urged to persuade India to settle Kashmir dispute
Srinagar —Speakers at a eminar in Srinagar have urged Iran to play its role to persuade India for settlement of the Kashmir dispute. The seminar titled ‘Imam Khomeini: a symbol of Islamic politics’ was organised by the Anjuman-e-Sharie Shian in Srinagar and was attended by leading religious scholars from across the valley. The Iranian Ambassador to India, Mahdi Nabizada, also attended the function.
British councillors briefed on HR situation in Kashmir
London—The Executive Director of Kashmir Centre London, Professor Nazir Ahmed Shawl has appealed to the British councillors to take up the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir in their respective councils and convince the parliamentarians of their respective parties to raise this matter in the House of Commons.
Briefing the newly elected councillors of the Borough Council at Birmingham in connection with restoration of rights campaign of the people of Jammu and Kashmir launched by the Kashmir Centre, Professor Shawl said, “The widely discovered mass graves in Kashmir are a challenge to the international conscience.”
Civil society not helpful in K-Solution: Malik
Srinagar—Asking government of India not to interpret calm on Kashmiri streets as its victory, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Chairman of JKLF, Saturday described Indian civil society as a “weapon” which he said New Delhi was using to avoid political resolution of the Kashmir dispute.Speaking to a mixed audience, which included students and researchers form New Delhi, during a seminar here on Saturday, Malik said, “Whenever there are crises in Kashmir India uses her civil society as a weapon. They come here and play as fire fighters.
Black laws of Savagery prevail in IHK
I N SoudagarWHILE trying to embalm the bruises and lacerations inflicted on the soul and psyche of the people of Manipur, who were all fire against the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, following rape and murder of a woman allegedly by the Indian forces, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had recently announced his government’s decision to soon modify the act ostensibly as part of the steps to address the grievances of the people.
Protest against troops’ attempt to disgrace women
Srinagar—The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the unresolved Kashmir dispute is taking toll on economy as well as education in occupied Kashmir. The veteran leader during an interaction with the students at SP College in Srinagar, today, maintained that it was the responsibility of the international community to extend its support for the Kashmiris to secure their right to self-determination. Syed Ali Gilani said that India had forcibly occupied Jammu and Kashmir and was using its military might to stifle the Kahsmiris’ voice for freedom.