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UN criticizes ‘disturbing’ arrest of Khurram Parvez in IIOJK

‘He is rights defender, not a terrorist’ Geneva, November 23 (KMS): Mary Lawlor, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders has condemned the arrest of Khurram Parvez, a Srinagar-based rights defender, by Indian authorities in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in a …

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‘Do not travel to IIOJK’, US travel advisory to citizens

Washington, November 16 (KMS): The US has issued a level two and three travel advisories for India, saying while American citizens are urged to reconsider travel to India, they must exercise increased caution due to crime and violence. In its advisory for India, the US State Department urged the American …

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Protests against Facebook’s role in anti-Muslim hate speech in India

Washington, November 15 (KMS): Hundreds of people staged protests against Facebook for allowing hate speeches to be freely posted in India, resulting in persecution, physical attacks and killing of members of non-Hindu minorities particularly Muslims. The people of different faiths, professions and backgrounds gathered in eight major U.S. cities held …

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Second phase of referendum for independent Sikh homeland begins in UK today

#KhalistanReferendum London, November 07 (KMS): The 2nd phase of a referendum for an independent Sikh homeland started in London, today. The second phase of the referendum is going on at Southhall and Gravesend in London when this story is being filed, today. The 1st phase of Sikh referendum was held …

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OIC envoy on Kashmir due in Islamabad tomorrow

Islamabad, November 06 (KMS): The Special Envoy of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General for Jammu and Kashmir Ambassador Yousef M. Al Dobeay is scheduled to arrive here on a six-day visit from tomorrow (Sunday). Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarians Affairs Tariq Bakheet of Sudan will accompany him, besides a …

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EU withdraws rice from India after finding illegalities in food products

Brussels, October 21 (KMS): The European Union has withdrawn genetically modified (GM) rice from India after identifying illegalities in food products upon a check. Several batches of rice flour were marketed in several European countries, as well as in the United States, Iraq, Mauritius, Qatar, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Lebanon, …

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No regional peace if Palestinian, Kashmir remain occupied: Pakistan warns

United Nations, October 20 (KMS): Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN, Munir Akram, has warned that the Middle East and adjacent regions will not see durable peace while the people of Palestine and Kashmir continue suffering under occupation, and he advocated for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Munir …

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Swedish Parliament to debate Kashmir issue

Islamabad, October 09 (KMS): In a major diplomatic breakthrough on Pakistan’s position on the Kashmir issue two resolutions on the situation in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) have been presented to the Swedish Parliament for discussion. These resolutions urge the Swedish government, in cooperation with the UN, …

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United Nations urged to help resolve Kashmir Dispute

Washington, DC, October 05 (KMS): Chairman of Parliamentary Special Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi, has said that the current resistance in Indian illegally occupied Jammu Kashmir (IIOJK) is rooted in the struggle of the people for the exercise of the right of self-determination – the promise which was given …

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MPs call for UK’s influence to resolve Kashmir dispute, ban on Indian envoy’s Parliament entry

London, September 25 (KMS): The Members of British Parliament have called on their government to use its weight to help resolve the decades old Kashmir dispute, and that the entry of the Indian High Commissioner in the parliament be barred. In a debate on a motion moved by the MPs …

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