January 02: Ahead of its Pakistan visit All Parties Hurriyet Conference leader says he would discuss the Kashmir leader issue with President Pervez Musharraf and other Pakistani leaders. ‘We have nothing in specific but we will be generally talking about every scenario vis-a- vis Kashmir’, says senior Hurriyet leader Abdul Ghani Bhat, who is also part of the delegation. »

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January 06: Kashmiri leaders including veteran Hurriyet leader Syed Ali Gilani in their meetings with the visiting members of the European Parliament, in New Delhi, underline the need of the European Union’s effective role in resolving the Kashmir dispute in accordance with Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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January 15: A Kashmiri youth Sonaullah is awarded 31 years imprisonment by the TADA/POTA court Jammu on fake charges.

January 26: In New Delhi, hundreds of students and human rights activists take to streets against the sweeping powers given to Indian army and police personnel under draconian laws in occupied Kashmir and northeastern states of India. »

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January 15: The Human Rights Watch in its 2009 annual report released in New York castigates India for ignoring calls to conduct independent investigation to determine the fate of thousands of people who have disappeared during the last two decades in occupied Kashmir. The organization points out that India is continuing to provide extra-ordinary powers to its troops and grant them immunity from prosecution. The report says that the Indian paramilitary forces are responsible for extra judicial killings, arbitrary detention, due process violations, and ill treatment in custody in Jammu and Kashmir and in Indian state of Manipur. Criticizing laws such as the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, it points out that these laws p[rovide impunity to Indian police and troops. »

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January 2: The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations, a federation of twenty civil liberties and democratic rights groups from across India, in a statement demands an immediate identification, prosecution and arrest of the men in uniform involved in Shopian double rape and murder incident. »

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January 04: The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, in a letter to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon urges him to call an immediate session of the UN Security Council and pass an additional resolution to press India to hold a plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir. »

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January 1:

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, reveals that Indian troops in their unabated acts of state-terrorism have martyred 118 innocent Kashmiris including 5 women and 7 children during the year 2012. It says that 7 of those martyred have been killed in custody. The report points out that Indian paramilitary troopers and policemen during house raids, crackdowns, firing and teargas shelling have tortured and critically injured 868 civilians besides destroying 40 residential houses while 715 persons have been arrested during the year. Seven Kashmiris have been subjected to custody disappearance and 23 women have been disgraced or molested by the men in uniform in the year.
The report maintains that the troops have killed 17 Kashmiris including a child in the month of December in 2012 alone. The report further says that since 1989 till December 31, 2012, the troops have martyred 93,831 innocent Kashmiris, including 6,996 killed in fake encounters or in custody. »

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January 1:

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service reveals that Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism have martyred 168 innocent Kashmiris including 8 women and 10 children during the year 2011. It says that of those martyred 10 have been killed in custody. These killings have rendered 34 children orphaned and 13 women widowed. »

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*RESOLUTION 51 (1948) ON THE INDIA-PAKISTAN QUESTION SUBMITTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF SYRIA AND ADOPTED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT ITS 312TH MEETING HELD ON 3 JUNE, 1948 (DOCUMENT NO. S/819, DATED THE 3RD JUNE, 1948). »

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RESOLUTION 47 (1948) ON THE INDIA-PAKISTAN QUESTION SUBMITTED JOINTLY BY THE REPRESENTATIVES FOR BELGIUM, CANADA, CHINA, COLUMBIA, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ADOPTED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT ITS 286TH MEETING HELD ON 21 APRIL, 1948. (DOCUMENT NO. S/726, DATED THE 21ST APRIL, 1948). »

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*DRAFT RESOLUTION PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT (CANADA) OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND THE RAPPORTEUR (BELGIUM) ON 6 FEBRUARY, 1948 (DOCUMENT NO. 667, DATED THE 10TH FEBRUARY, 1948) »

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*RESOLUTION 39 (1948) SUBMITTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF BELGIUM AND ADOPTED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT ITS 230TH MEETING HELD ON 20 JANUARY, 1948. (DOCUMENT NO. S/654, DATED THE 20TH JANUARY, 1948). »

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