Kashmir/India (May 30, 2013): Expecting international support against systematic and widespread human rights abuses in Kashmir, a human rights body has reportedly approached a number of foreign countries to blacklist at least 500 security personnel involved in human rights abuses in the state.
Srinagar, Kashmir (March 14, 2012): There are reports of Curfew being clamped in Srinagar on March 14 (Thursday) after the death of a 22-year-old protester in firing by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Wednesday (March 13).
Amritsar, Punjab (February 25, 2013): Condemning his continued house arrest in New Delhi, the Dal Khalsa has urged the Government of India to release chairman of Hurriyat (G) Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani immediately.
Srinagar, Kashmir (February 15, 2013): As per certain media reports Indian authorities have detained over 200 people, mostly youth, and put the Army on high alert in the Kashmir Valley.
London, United Kingdom (January 28, 2013): As per information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) certain Sikh diaspora organizations organized a protest outside Indian High Commission in London on 26 January, 2013. It is notable that India observe “republic day” on January 26 annually and the protest was held in wake of this day.
New Delhi, India (January 14, 2012): According to media reports Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh on January 14, 2014 (Monday) said he did not favor dilution of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir as it was “an enabler” for soldiers to fight militancy in an asymmetric environment.
According to a press release sent to Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by Habib Yousafzai: Senior Hurriyat member and Chairman Islamic Political Party (JK) Mr.Mohammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement to the press has said that 10 December is the day of mourning for Indian occupied Kashmir as this day rubs salt to their injuries remembering them about the continuous disrespect and trampling of their inherent human rights including Right to Self-Determination (recognized and ensured by United Nations Organization) by Indian Government.
London, England (August 16, 2011): As per media reports leading Sikh and Kashmiri organisations held a joint protest outside India’s High Commission in London on Indian Independence Day, in a robust show of solidarity which upset Indian officials.
Brussels (August 15, 2012): Kashmiris and their supporters in Brussels released hundreds of “Black Balloons” to mark the black day on the August 15, India’s Independence Day. The exclusive event was organized by Kashmir Council EU led by Mr. Ali Raza Syed to observe the 15th August, the Indian National Day as black day in the capital of Belgium.
Srinagar (June 20, 2012): Kashmiri Leader and the chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani yesterday (on 19 June, 2012) demanded that the Chittisinghpura massacre should be probed into by some international institution and those involved in it should be punished.
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