Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

  • The dispute over Jammu and Kashmir is not insoluble through peaceful procedures. It appears to be so only because the obduracy of one of the parties—India—is encouraged by the apathy of the world powers. To cover its ‘wrongful occupation of Kashmir’, India has skilfully ...

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  • First of all, let me express deep appreciation to the Pakistan Business Forum, Azad Kashmir for inviting the leadership of the Kashmiri Diaspora of the Washington metropolitan area to speak on the subject, “Kashmir Dispute and the Role of Diaspora.” A lot has happened in the corridors of power ...

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  • We are too familiar with the hacking of Kashmiri websites, now we are experiencing the same with one of the most familiar and the most visited websites of ‘The Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society, (JKCCS) of which Khurram Parvez is the coordinator. This JKCCS website was hacked many times in ...

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  • Let me be straightforward with the members of the Pandit community who know it well that they left the Valley of Kashmir in large numbers in 1989/1990, living rootless lives in an unfeeling environment. Some of them have come abroad but the number is small. The privileged members of the community, ...

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  • “Terrorism-related charges levelled against me are concocted, fabricated and politically motivated” and that “If seeking Azadi (Freedom) is a crime, then I am ready to accept this crime and its consequences,” Yasin Malik said during the trial, reported by Associated Press.I believe that the ...

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  • It is a fact that ‘The Kashmir Files’ presents a wholly false picture of the situation in Kashmir. The agenda of ‘The Kashmir Files’ is to mislead the public about the realities of the ground situation and also about the Kashmir dispute itself. That is why the Singapore government banned ...

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  • Tobeya Ibitayo, writer and columnist of St Louis Magazine’s Culture newsletter, USA asked internationally known Indian scholar, Arundhati Roy on April 22, 2022, about ‘The Kashmir files.’ Arundhati Roy responded in these words, “The film is not about Kashmiri pundits in the end; it’s ...

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  • “This movie feeds into cycles of hate and revenge. It collapses Kashmir’s history and politics into an Islamophobic morality tale that is palatable and profitable to Hindutva India.” Dr Nitasha Kaul, Kashmiri Pandit novelist and academic.“The Kashmir Files” written by Vivek Agnihotri, is ...

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  • “Kashmiri journalists are already working in a dangerous environment and under a climate of fear, given the various threats they face from multiple actors. This climate of fear has been exacerbated also by state surveillance, police questioning journalists about their reporting, and criminal and ...

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  • The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights, confirms the human rights of women as an “inalienable, integral and indivisible part of human rights.” The Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, both are an outcome of more than two decades of ...

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  • A summary of how the Quran deals with the concept of human rights as covered in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) follows: Article 1, 2, UDHR: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one ...

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  • In order for us to do justice to the topic of Islamophobia, it is imperative that we understand what fear implies. Fear is defined as “a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.” ...

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  • Former UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has said, “On Human Rights Day, I call on States to fulfil the promises they made at the Vienna Conference.” We all know that the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights, held in Vienna in June 1993, was a landmark event. It was stated ...

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  • Kashmir is a natural paradise, surrounded by India, Pakistan, China, Afghanistan, and with a narrow Wakhan stripe, separating it from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Compared to existing 193 countries in the world taken individually, Kashmir is larger than 103 and more populous than 129. It is also more ...

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  • The Kashmir dispute is one of the oldest unresolved international problems in the world which is still pending on the agenda of the UN Security Council since 1948.While the international community has been engaged all along and believes that Kashmir is an internationally disputed territory, and has ...

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  • Continuing from where we left off in the last article, there are misunderstandings about the Kashmir conflict that must be clarified.6. Third-party mediation is an interference in the internal affairs of India. Wrong.It is commonly accepted that such objections are sophistry and that all members of ...

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  • According to expert consensus, Kashmir is the most dangerous place on the planet today because it could trigger nuclear volleys between India and Pakistan. It has sparked two wars between the two South Asian rivals in the past. Thus, this is no time for complacency or aloofness for the world ...

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  • Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajeeoon! With the passing of Syed Ali Geelani, Chairman, Tehreek-e-Hurriyet, on September 1, 2021, a leader par excellence, who was a symbol of humanity and champion of human rights all over the world, be it Palestine, Myanmar, Chechnya, Kashmir or else, it is an end ...

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  • The conflict over the disputed territory of Kashmir is soluble only if pragmatic, realistic and tangible strategy is established to help set a stage to put the Kashmir issue on the road to a just and durable settlement. Since, we are concerned at this time with setting a stage for settlement rather ...

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  • In the annals of history, nations and peoples are often blessed with leaders, guides and activists who play singular roles providing leadership that transcends inspiration and casts a lasting impact on these societies.May 21, 1990 was the day when the Indian occupation forces assassinated an ...

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  • The people of Kashmir are making an earnest appeal to humanity at large, and the world powers in particular, to pay heed to the long-standing wishes and aspirations of the Kashmiri people as they observe 90th anniversary of the Martyrs Day of July 13, 1931. It was on this tragic day that the ...

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  • If promises are made to be broken, then Kashmir may be summoned to prove this treacherous proposition. Broken promises haunt Kashmir’s history, and explain its tragedy. I will confine myself to the last century as a concession to the shortness of life.Under the 1846 Treaty of Amritsar, Great ...

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  • One of the darkest chapters of Indian judicial partiality was left hanging half closed and banging in the wind when Major Avtar Singh, the killer of internationally known human rights activist and Chairman of Kashmir Commission of Jurists, Advocate Jalil Andrabi, was found dead after he killed his ...

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  • Kashmir is internationally recognised as a disputed territory whose final status is yet to be determined by the people. Both India and Pakistan have nuclear weapons and have fought three wars during the past 73 years. This is a matter that urgently needs to be put on a road to find a just and ...

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  • October 27 marks the beginning of Indian Occupation of the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is forever scarred in the collective minds of the Kashmiri people as the day they became occupied.The Kashmir conflict began in 1846 with the illegal, immoral and inhumane sale of the historic ...

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  • Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security and Strategic Policy, disclosed in an interview with Karan Thapar that India displayed a desire to hold a conversation with Pakistan. He added that we support any conversation that moves us forward. However, he ...

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  • The principle of ‘right of self-determination’ and its applicability to the 72-year-old Kashmir conflict needs to be considered during the 75th session of the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly that is taking place between October 8 to November 10, 2020 at its ...

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  • India’s Ambassador to the United Nations, T S Tirumurti has asked the UN Security Council to take off the “outdated agenda item” of the “India-Pakistan question’’, from the Council.Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Munir Akram responded, ...

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  • “If parties (India & Pakistan) come here and both of them call upon the Security Council to make recommendations for the solution of their (Kashmir) dispute, ought they not in advance agree to abide by it? They are not bound to ask the Security Council to make such recommendations, but if ...

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