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  • AJK capital sees first march for occupied Kashmir's independence

    MUZAFFARABAD: In a first major pro-independence demonstration, a large number of men, women and children marched on the main thoroughfare on Monday, calling upon both India and Pakistan to quit the disputed and divided region of Jammu and Kashmir...

    The rally, which had participants from five or six groups or factions of the organisations advocating complete independence of Kashmir from both nuclear-armed neighbours, began from the...

  • Pakistan says will not invite occupied Kashmir speaker to commonwealth conference

    ISLAMABAD: Special Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Sartaj Aziz, on Saturday said Pakistan will "never invite the speaker of occupied Jammu and Kashmir Assmebly to the upcoming Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference" to be held in Islamabad from September 30 to October 8...

    Talking at a book launch ceremony in Islamabad, Aziz said Pakistan's principle position on Jammu and Kashmir will be...

  • Pakistan condemns 'brutal assassination' of Hafizullah Mir in Indian occupied Kashmir

    The Foreign Office on Wednesday strongly condemned the brutal assassination of Hafizullah Mir, a top political leader of Tehreek-i-Hurriyat — a group that challenges India's sovereignty over Kashmir — at his home in the southern Achabal area...

    FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, via Twitter, condemned the "continuing Indian atrocities in the occupied territory, including the killing of three Kashmiris and injuries to eight others,...

  • Pakistan rejects 'illegal' bifurcation of India-occupied Kashmir

    Pakistan has rejected the "void" and "illegal" bifurcation of India-occupied Kashmir into two union territories, saying that "no step by the government of India" can change the internationally recognised fact that it is a disputed territory...

    In a statement released by the Foreign Office on Thursday, Pakistan termed the move a "complete violation of the UN Security Council Resolutions and bilateral agreements between India and...

  • Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad-un-Nabi congregations in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday condemned the restrictions imposed by Indian authorities on congregations in occupied Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi...

    "All roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar and other holy shrines and mosques in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir were sealed by the Indian occupation forces to stop any processions on this auspicious occasion, which is traditionally observed by Kashmiris with great...

  • Pakistan rejects India's 'illegal' new domicile law for occupied Kashmir

    Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui on Thursday said Pakistan strongly condemns and rejects the new domicile law introduced by the Indian government in occupied Kashmir, which allows an Indian citizen who has resided in occupied Jammu and Kashmir for 15 years to call the territory his or her place of domicile...

    Through a gazette notification issued by the Indian government on Wednesday, a domiciled person has been defined as...

  • Eight Indian soldiers killed in ambush in occupied Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Suspected separatists killed at least eight Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in a highway ambush Saturday that was one of the year's deadliest attacks in the Indian portion of Kashmir, authorities said...

    The ambush occurred on the outskirts of Srinagar, the main city in India-held Kashmir...

  • Complete shutdown being observed in occupied Kashmir to mark 'Black Day'

    A complete shutdown is being observed in occupied Kashmir today to mark the "Black Day", the day the Indian forces had first entered the valley in 1947 — Radio Pakistan reported...

    According to Radio Pakistan, the "Black Day" is observed to show the world that India has occupied Kashmir against the will of its people and was "denying them their inalienable right to self-determination"...

  • UK parliamentary body recognises 'Indian atrocities' in occupied Kashmir

    A report compiled by a UK parliamentary body has recognised "the massive human rights violations and atrocities" committed by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir", DawnNewsTV reported on Monday...

    The comprehensive report, prepared by the UK Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG), has highlighted "the draconian laws", including the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Public Safety Act, "under the garb of which Indian...

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