The newly-formed United Nations intervened in the conflict in 1948, organizing a cease-fire and calling for a referendum of Kashmir’s people in order to determine whether the majority wished to join with Pakistan or India.
Imran Khan could have declared to release all political prisoners, like Baba Jan and dozens of other people imprisoned for demanding fundamental rights.
According to the legal experyd section 123 doesn’t apply in Pakistan administered Jammu Kashmir. The meaning of this section is “removal of a flag by an unauthorized person.” Tanveer didn’t insult but just removed the flag.
After he arrived from the UK to Kashmir (Kotli), he decided not to go back, and he takes another crucial decision of not stepping inside Pakistan until the freedom of JK.
Two-thirds of Kashmir’s population were born after the separatist insurgency began in the late 1980s. Like other younger generations around the world, Kashmiri youth are influenced by the hyper-connectedness brought about by social media.
It was one of those chilly evenings of winter of 1984 and I, as usual, was trying to gather news reports for next day’s issue of AINA which I was associated with, then.
A female photographer has been awarded an international award for exposing India’s state oppression and atrocities against women in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.