Last month, India and Pakistan came to the brink of full-blown war. At the root lies the unresolved issue of Kashmir. Unless this long-festering problem is resolved according to the wishes of the people of Kashmir, the risk of war remains.
If Indian rulers still do not understand why the Kashmiris hate them so intensely, perhaps the Pulwama attack should send a powerful message. The Kashmiris want the Indian off their backs.
Indian attack on Pakistan could easily escalate into a full-scale war between two nuclear armed rivals blowing up the entire region. It is imperative that the UN takes its responsibility seriously and prevent a catastrophe from occurring before the war erupts.
The UNHCHR report detailing massive abuses by Indian occupation forces in Kashmir has led to hysteria in India. The regime in Delhi and its media are thrashing about violently in a desperate attempt to discredit the report.
"I would like to share some thoughts about the need for solidarity between Canadians and the people of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IOK) who have been living under an illegal and unjust occupation for 71 long years."
Muslim children are not only killed by in some instances even being raped before slaughtering them. Not only the US but its puppets and allies—Afghanistan, India and Israel, for instance—are guilty of egregious crimes.
Far from feeling any remorse or shame, Hindu fascists in the thousands came out to support their co-religionist rapists and murderers of 8-year-old Asifa in Indian occupied Jammu.
The people of Indian occupied Kashmir have seldom experienced a day of peace. The last few days, however, have witnessed intensification in Indian military brutality against the people. Indian occupation forces killed at least 20 people in Kashmir, according to police sources on Sunday April 1.
For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have struggled for fundamental rights despite facing one of the most ruthless regimes in the world.
Modi may be crude, and Nehru was sophisticated but on Kashmir, there is little to distinguish between the two.
Thousands of people from all over Britain have converged on London to join a rally led by Lord Nazir Ahmed. The rally to observe ‘Black Day’ will be held outside the Indian High Commission to protest Indian State brutality and oppression in Kashmir and other places across India.
Burhan Wani was a young charismatic Kashmiri freedom fighter. He was martyred on July 8, 2016 but his sacrifice led to the reinvigoration of the struggle for freedom in Kashmir.
Following in the footsteps of the occupiers of Palestine, L. K. Advani, the Indian home affairs minister, announced on August 20 in Srinagar, capital of Indian-occupied Kashmir, that Indian soldiers accused of torture, extrajudicial executions or rape of women would be immune to prosecution under a new law.
The dispute about Kashmir between India and Pakistan evokes different reactions at different levels. During the crisis over Kargil, patriotic sentiments on both sides ran high. But, as usual, Muslims in India were put in a particularly difficult position, increasingly asked to prove their loyalty to the country.
Indian authorities admitted on May 26 that they have used aircraft to attack mujahideen controlling the area around Kargil, a town 220km northeast of Srinagar. It is the first time they have used aircraft against the mujahideen since the uprising began 10 years ago.
Although there is much noise about Indo-Pakistan rapprochement since the February 20 meeting between their respective prime ministers in Lahore, there has been no let-up in the killing of Kashmiris by the Indian occupation army.
As Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif heads for Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, for his first face-to-face meeting with his Indian counterpart later this month, Kashmir will be high on his agenda.
The struggle in Kashmir has undergone a major metamorphosis over the last 18 months, sending the Indian occupiers into a tail-spin. If the years 1995-1996 were characterised by extreme hardships for the mujahideen...
Whatever else one may say about the state of affairs in India, there is one thing for which Indian policy makers deserve credit. No matter who is in power, the policies of State have a consistency about them, unlike in neighbouring Pakistan.