Fake Domiciles Issued Non-Residents To Change IIOJK’s Demography: Barrister Sultan
Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) President Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhary on Thursday said the Indian government had issued fake domiciles to some 4.2 million non-residents to change the demography of the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK). Since scrapping the special status of IIOJK in its constitution on August 5, 2019, India had been taking such measures under its nefarious designs, besides resorting to the worst human rights abuses in the state, he told a news conference after returning from a three-week visit of the United States, Europe and Turkey. Barrister Sultan said the international media like The Guardian, New York Times and BBC had already reported the facts about demographic changing measures and the worst human rights violations carried out by the occupation authorities in the valley.
Indian Military Using Rape As Weapon Of War To Silence IIOJK People: Masarat Alam
Incarcerated All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Masarrat Aalam Butt, has said, Indian military is using rape as a weapon of war to humiliate the Kashmiri people and break their resolve for freedom from India’s illegal occupation. In a message from New Delhi’s infamous Tihar jail on the completion of 32 years of Kunanposhpora mass rape tragedy he said Indian troops are involved in heinous war crimes under the protection of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers. The APHC Chairman urged the international human rights organisations to take practical steps to provide justice to the victims of the mass rape tragedy.
Jammu, Kashmir Globally Recognized Disputed Territory: Pakistan
At the Emergency Session of the UN General Assembly on Ukraine, Pakistan has said Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized disputed territory and not an integral part of India. Exercising Right of Reply during the General Assembly Session First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the UN Jawad Ajmal said India continues to perpetrate a factually incorrect position on this forum year after year. Jawad Ajmal said the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people has been recognized and promised to them by the UN Security Council for over seven decades through its resolutions. India has prevented the Kashmiris, through force and fraud, from exercising the right. The First Secretary said India has imprisoned the entire Kashmiri leadership, illegally detained thousands of Kashmiri youth including women and children, put down protests violently and burnt down entire neighborhoods and villages.
Parliamentary Committee Forms Sub-Body for Formulating Broad-Based Policy on Kashmir
The Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Thursday unanimously decided to constitute a sub-committee for formulating a comprehensive and broad-based policy on the Kashmir issue, with the mandate to improve the coordination mechanism between the Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan. The decision to the effect was taken in the 33rd meeting (in-camera) of the committee here at the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Makhdoomzada Syed Basit Ahmed Sultan. The meeting was attended by committee members Sardar Riaz Mahmood Khan Mazari, Muhammad Sajjad, Malik Sohail Khan, Muhammad Jamal Ud Din (MNAs) and Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, besides Adviser to the Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira, AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan and ministers Ch Akbar Ibrahim and Abdul Majid Khan, and senior officers from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kashmir Affairs & GB, Defence, Interior, Information & Broadcasting, Human Rights, National Security Division, PEMRA and AJK Government.
Kashmiri Women’s Mass Rape In 1991 Continues To Be A Scar On Int’l Community’s Conscience: FO
Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch on Thursday highlighting the mass rape of Kashmiri women in 1991, said the lack of accountability over last 32 years for this “shameful episode” was a frightening example of the impunity that defined India’s human rights violations in the IIOJK. “Yesterday marked the 32nd anniversary of the despicable acts of mass rape of Kashmiri women carried out by the Indian occupation forces in Kunan and Poshpora villages of Kupwara in 1991…It continues to be a scar on the collective conscience of the international community,” she said in her weekly press briefing. The spokesperson said Pakistan remained concerned at the ongoing human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Thousands Of Women Martyred, Molested In IIOJK Since Jan 1989
In IIOJK, the miseries and victimization of Kashmiri women by the Indian forces have been continuing unabated since 1989. According to a report by Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day today, Indian forces gang-raped around 100 women on the night of February 23 in 1991 during a siege and search operation in Kupwara district. The report said at least 682 women have been martyred by Indian troops since January 2001 till date Feb 2023. The unabated Indian state terrorism rendered 22,957 women widowed while 11,256 women were molested by Indian forces. It said that thousands of women lost their sons, husbands, fathers and brothers in the occupied territory who were subjected to custodial disappearance by Indian Army, police and paramilitary personnel.
Pakistan Calls For Making UN Observer Mission In Kashmir ‘More Effective’ To Ensure Peace Along LOC
Pakistan has underscored the need for strengthening the United Nations Observer Mission in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) so that it plays a “more effective” role in preserving peace and security along the Line of Control (Loc) in the disputed Kashmir region. “We believe UNMOGIP has been and continues to play an important role in the maintenance of peace and security along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, in accordance with the relevant Security Council resolutions,” Ambassador Munir Akram said at the first meeting of the 2023 session of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations. UNMOGIP was deployed in January 1949 to supervise the ceasefire between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. While Pakistan allows UN observers to monitor the LoC, India does not.
Today,s Social Media Theme
- Kashmir has been bleeding for over 7 decades due to Indian obduracy & jingoism
- New Delhi’s stubbornness is the stumbling block in the way of resolving the Kashmir dispute
- India’s rigid & unrealistic approach has turned Kashmir into a nuclear flash point
- IIOJK is an example of a brutal occupation where int’l laws have been flouted for decades
- Modi is forcibly denying Kashmiris from exercising their universally recognized right to self-determination
- RSS-backed Indian regime’s militaristic policy is imperiling peace & stability in South Asia
- Modi regime’s brazen violation of UN charter viz-a-viz Kashmir: A challenge to int’l community
- Global community has a responsibility towards helping resolve the Kashmir dispute for long-term peace in South Asia
- India must be clearly told to fulfill its pledges made before the UN to resolve the Kashmir dispute
- India must be pressurized to take serious & solid steps for resolution of Kashmir dispute
- World must take immediate cognizance of Indian illegal & destabilizing actions in IIOJK
- UN must play its rightful role to help resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute as per its resolutions