Last month, there were two noisy and violent elections—one in Zionist Israel and the other in Hindu India. In both, war criminals sought reelection. The Indian farce is still underway. These elections once again confirm that they are only meant to rubberstamp war criminals back into power.
India is touted as the world’s “largest democracy” but it is more accurate to call it the world’s largest toilet bowl. More than 600 million Indians defecate in the open because of lack of toilets.
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.
At 1.2 billion people, India is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, second only to China. But India suffers from some very serious problems of which the alarming rise in Hindu fascism is the most troubling.
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.
Used to terrorizing Kashmiris seeking independence from India’s brutal occupation, Delhi thought it could force Britain also to adopt a similar policy. The All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the British Parliament will hold Kashmir Solidarity Day in the British Parliament today.
October 27 is observed as Black Day in Kashmir. This year was no different except that the Indian occupiers surpassed even their past gory record.
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.
On July 7 and Sunday July 8, 2018, Friends of Kashmir Committee Canada (FKCC), and the Canadian Council for Justice and Peace in collaboration with a number of other organizations held two successful conferences on Kashmir in Toronto and Hamilton. President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Masood Khan was the chief guest.
The UN High Commission for Human Rights issued a scathing report about Indian atrocities in Kashmir but the Hindu rulers are unperturbed.
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.
There is a long list of places where Muslims are suffering. Whether in Palestine or Yemen, the Rohingya or the Kashmiris, the list is endless.
Far from respecting the wishes of the people of Kashmir, Indian rulers keep throwing up gimmicks to hoodwink the world into believing that it is doing something about the ongoing uprising in Kashmir. The Kashmiris are not fooled.
October 27 is commemorated ‘Black Day’ by the people of Kashmir and their friends worldwide. It was on this date 70 years ago that the maharaja supposedly signed the ‘Instrument of Accession’ to India against the express wishes of the people.
Like Kashmiris and their friends around the world, Canadians too observed Kashmir ‘Black Day’ in Toronto, Canada. At a well attended conference on October 28, Canadians from all walks of life that included members of the Kashmiri community as well as others such as Canadian peace activists and journalists were at hand to observe Kashmir ‘Black Day’.
For 70 years, the people of Kashmir have suffered a brutal Indian military occupation. However, tey have not been cowed. Their determination remains as steely as ever even if much of the world has ignored their plight.