Tag Archives: Kashmir

Assessing Kashmir on August 5

The Kashmiri population is paying the price for India’s single-handed action to “solve” the Kashmir conflict, which has created new turmoil in Indian Occupied Kashmir. There is no relief in sight for them in the short run.

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Remembering Genocide: From Bosnia & Herzegovina to Kashmir

The disunited Muslim countries are responsible for the miseries of the Kashmiri people. The money of the Muslim countries, particularly the Arab countries, even Bangladesh, is used to kill the Muslims of Kashmir, and beyond.

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Kashmiri Lives Also Matter

When the international media are reporting about Ladakh they do that without even mentioning the vital connection to the Kashmir conflict, a sore wound in the body of South Asia that is damaging not only neighboring countries but first and foremost the Kashmiris. ‘Kashmiri Lives Also Matter’ is the message that should be taken in by the world.

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India Tastes its Own Medicine: ‘Impunity for Non-State Actor Violence’

Isn’t it strange that the Indian campaign against Pakistan was predicated on non-state actors, and now the US report itself accuses New Delhi of “ impunity for violence by non-state actors committed against religious minorities.”

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Why Pakistan Needs a Different Strategy on Kashmir

Overriding commercial interests prevent powerful Western and even Muslim governments from condemning the aggression that India has committed against Kashmiris. Islamabad can perhaps get a good value for its political and financial capital by helping the affected Kashmiris abroad instead of wasting precious public funds on five-star seminars, argues Imtiaz Gul.

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World Silence on Kashmir Deafening

Unfortunately, Pakistan's Foreign Office, the Foreign Minister and the embassies so far have failed in getting Kashmir the attention that is needed. While Kashmir has been a focus of foreign policy of Pakistan for many years, its treatment has become a command exercise in the embassies with dull programs for the ‘inner circle’ only without creating an impact in the host society.

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India’s Modi Pushing South Asia into War, Chaos

Modi and his hawkish followers did their best to divert the attention of the international community from the Kashmir crisis and isolate Pakistan. But they utterly failed.

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Myth of Media Freedom in India

Press freedom has deteriorated over the past five years in India for a variety of reasons, the most important being the rule of right-wing Hindutva nationalists who try to redefine India and Indians.

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India’s Perfidy With the International Community

Modi’s plans aside, his colonial action will backfire and serve as a blessing for the Kashmiris. India’s misadventure has in fact paved the way for Pakistan to internationalize the issue. It is now established that India is an illegal occupier and it ultimately will have to leave the entire Kashmir. 

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Modi Ushers in a New Intolerant India and Revokes Multicultural Democracy

The Modi government, in ushering a new era of “one nation (read Hindu), one India,” has completely misunderstood the original intent of the special provisions for Jammu and Kashmir. The space for minorities, particularly Muslims and the tribal population in northeast India, has shrunk. Outside Jammu and Kashmir, Article 371, which gives constitutional and legal status and powers to those tribal communities in acknowledgment of their distinct culture and practices, also appears to be in jeopardy.

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