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Article: Showing solidarity

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry EVERY year on Feb 5, the Pakistani nation reaffirms its solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The politicians address gatherings. Kashmiris make a chain of human hands on Kohala bridge. Think tanks hold seminars. Like a ritual, we have commemorated this day every year since …

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Why solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris!

By Muhammad Raza Malik The people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir gave impetus to their struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination in 1989. The mass uprising unnerved Indian rulers who in turn resorted to brute force to crush the Kashmiris’ popular movement. On the night of …

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Feature: Gurdawara Dera Sahib: An epitome of Sikh architectural heritage in Pakistan

Dr. Saeed Ahmad Ali The historical Walled City of Lahore as ‘cultural capital of the country’ has rich heritage with hundreds of intact structure of buildings telling tales of centuries old civilizations. From mosques and shrines to churches and temples and Sikh gurdwaras, the minarets, domes, arches airing the voices …

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Feature: Hindutva Group Calls Namaz Room at railway station in Karnataka ‘Threat to National Security’

(The Wire) An unused porters' resting room in Bengaluru's KSR railway station had been used by Muslim workers and patrons to offer namaz for a long time. However, the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has recently taken objection to the practice, calling it "part of a conspiracy".

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Article: Kashmir at the UNGA

Azim M Mian In his first UNGA address of the year 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres mentioned five urgent priorities for 2022. Calling it ‘five-alarm global fire’, he pointed out that the Covid-19 pandemic, the climate change crisis, the unequal and corrupt global financial system, lawlessness in cyberspace, and the …

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