Amb Munir Akram reminds Pakistani-Americans of duty to back occupied Kashmiris, Palestinians

NEW YORK May 13 (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Munir Akram, in his Eid-ul-Fitr message, has wished peace and prosperity to the Pakistani community members, and urged them to keep in their thoughts the people of Kashmir and Palestine who continue to suffer under occupation. “Amidst the challenging crisis of Covid-19 pandemic,… Continue reading Amb Munir Akram reminds Pakistani-Americans of duty to back occupied Kashmiris, Palestinians

Italian ex Deputy Prime Minister expresses support for Kashmiri people

ISLAMABAD, Apr 22 (APP): Former Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and leader of the coalition ruling party, Matteo Salvini Thursday expressed his support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir facing human rights violations in the region. He also promised to raise the issue at the European Union (EU) forums, said a press release issued… Continue reading Italian ex Deputy Prime Minister expresses support for Kashmiri people

India represses dissent by imposing unlawful restrictions: Amnesty International

Pakistan takes India to task at UNHRC for massive human rights abuses

ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): Amnesty international in its latest report has highlighted the shrinking space for freedom of expression in India. Indian authorities repressed dissent through unlawful restrictions on peaceful protestors and by silencing critics. Human rights defenders, including students, academics, journalists, and artists, were arbitrarily arrested, often without charge or trial. The report pointed… Continue reading India represses dissent by imposing unlawful restrictions: Amnesty International

Resolution of Kashmir issue among priorities of govt: Shaharyar Afridi

PESHAWAR, Apr 06 (APP): Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Afridi Tuesday said that resolution of Kashmir problems was among topmost priorities of Prime Minister Imran Khan and time was imminent when people living in occupied valley would get right of self determination. He was addressing a ceremony in Jirga Hall Headquarters Orakzai. He said… Continue reading Resolution of Kashmir issue among priorities of govt: Shaharyar Afridi

Kashmiris to never compromise on right of self-determination: Sardar Masood

MIRPUR (AJK): Mar 01 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan Monday said that irrespective of what the situation is, the people of Kashmir will continue their liberation struggle and they will never make a compromise on their undeniable right to self-determination. The President made these remarks while talking to a delegation… Continue reading Kashmiris to never compromise on right of self-determination: Sardar Masood

Farooq to complete developmental projects in AJK

MIRPUR (AJK): eb 27 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan said on Saturday that his government completed mega developmental projects under comprehensive developmental strategy by resolving long waited issues of the people within the stipulated timeframe. He expressed these views while talking to the notables of leepa valley, Union… Continue reading Farooq to complete developmental projects in AJK

Afridi urges youth to become voice of unheard Kashmiris

Afridi protests BBC’s article against Vlog; says ‘taken out of context’

LAHORE, Feb 24 (APP): Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi on Wednesday urged the youth of the country become a voice of the unheard people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) whose voices were being suppressed through black laws for decades. Addressing the participants of a seminar held here at Lahore… Continue reading Afridi urges youth to become voice of unheard Kashmiris

AJK President calls for sanctions against India over IIOJK genocide

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MIRPUR [AJK]: Feb 11 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan Thursday thanked the people and the government of Turkey particularly President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for their strong and steadfast support to the oppressed people of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Palestine. In his opening remarks at the roundtable conference on… Continue reading AJK President calls for sanctions against India over IIOJK genocide

Govt, people of Pakistan to continue supporting Kashmiris till grant of right to self-determination: Shibli

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz said on Thursday that the Government and people of Pakistan have extended support to the Kashmiri brethren throughout the last seven decades, and would continue to do so until the Kashmiris succeed in their struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination. Speaking at… Continue reading Govt, people of Pakistan to continue supporting Kashmiris till grant of right to self-determination: Shibli

Afridi warns oppressed, maimed Kashmir to erupt anytime; world should break silence on Kashmiri genocide

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi Sunday urged the world community to break its silence and help Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) as it was brewing with anger and it may erupt anytime due to uninterrupted and prolonged atrocities being committed on the Kashmiris by… Continue reading Afridi warns oppressed, maimed Kashmir to erupt anytime; world should break silence on Kashmiri genocide

Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts on Kashmir issue achieved remarkable results: Prof Cheng

BEIJING, Jan 31 (APP): Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts on the Kashmir issue have achieved remarkable results and the entire international community including the United Nations has realized that if the Kashmir issue is not resolved fairly, it will seriously affect the regional stability and world peace. These views were expressed by Cheng Xizhong, visiting professor at… Continue reading Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts on Kashmir issue achieved remarkable results: Prof Cheng

Pakistan exposes India’s ugly face before world in post August 5 scenario: APHC

ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (APP): Acknowledging the measures taken by Pakistan after India’s illegal actions of August 5, senior leader of All Pakistan Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Syed Mushtaq Gilani Saturday said now the ugly face of India and its so-called claim of being a secular state had fully been exposed before the world. Had Pakistan not… Continue reading Pakistan exposes India’s ugly face before world in post August 5 scenario: APHC

Indian, Pakistani delegates clash over Kashmir at UN

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 (APP): Delegates of India and Pakistan got into a fresh verbal duel in the UN General Assembly on Thursday, after Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram exposed New Delhi’s human rights abuses in the occupied Kashmir as well as the design of the BJP-RSS extremists against Pakistan. Indian delegate Vidisha Maitra reacted to… Continue reading Indian, Pakistani delegates clash over Kashmir at UN

Ershad praises British Parliamentarians for raising voice in favour of Kashmiris

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MIRPUR (AJK): Jan 15 (APP): Lauding recent debate on Kashmir Issue in the British Parliament, PTI AJK Central Information Secretary Ershad Mehmud has termed it as the mouthpiece of the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu & Kashmir. Talking to APP here on Friday, he said that it had become crystal clear through… Continue reading Ershad praises British Parliamentarians for raising voice in favour of Kashmiris

Pakistan calls for independent inquiry into extra-judicial killings in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (APP): Pakistan on Tuesday called for an independent inquiry under international scrutiny into the extra-judicial killing of three innocent Kashmiri labourers in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). “Pakistan reiterates its calls upon the international community to hold India accountable for its crimes against the Kashmiri people and work for resolution… Continue reading Pakistan calls for independent inquiry into extra-judicial killings in IIOJK

AJK PM seeks result-oriented role of international community towards early peaceful solution of Kashmir issue

MIRPUR (AJK): Dec 16 (APP): Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has urged upon the United Nations and international community to play their result-oriented role in resolving the long standing Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiri people. In a statement issued on Wednesday, he… Continue reading AJK PM seeks result-oriented role of international community towards early peaceful solution of Kashmir issue

OIC helps Kashmir issue internationalized: AJK President

MIRPUR (AJK), Nov 30 (APP): Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that the unequivocal support of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has helped internationalized the Kashmir issue. The OIC Foreign Ministers Council meeting in Niamey, Niger, through its strong resolution and declaration highlighting the Indian atrocities in the occupied Jammu… Continue reading OIC helps Kashmir issue internationalized: AJK President

OIC’s Niamey Declaration calls for Kashmir settlement as per UNSC resolutions

ISLAMABAD, Nov 29 (APP): As another manifestation of its support to the cause, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) 47th Session of Council of Foreign Ministers, in its declaration, called for peaceful settlement of Kashmir dispute as per United Nations (UN) Security Council’s resolutions. Named as Niamey Declaration, the document was issued on the conclusion… Continue reading OIC’s Niamey Declaration calls for Kashmir settlement as per UNSC resolutions

AJK President urges OIC to intervene to save Kashmiris’ from ethnic cleansing in IIOJK:

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MIRPUR (AJK): Nov 28 (APP): Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has called upon Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to intervene to save Kashmiris from ethnic cleansing, state terrorism and oppressive settler-colonialism of India. While addressing as representative of the Kashmiri people in the second working session of the 47th OIC Foreign Ministers… Continue reading AJK President urges OIC to intervene to save Kashmiris’ from ethnic cleansing in IIOJK:

China reiterates resolving Kashmir issue in according with UN Charter, UNSC resolutions

China condemns attack on Abu Dhabi airport

BEIJING, Nov 16 (APP): Reiterating China’s clear and consistent position on Kashmir issue, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Monday called for resolving the longstanding issue properly in accordance with the United Nations Charter, the UN Security Council resolution and the bilateral agreements for regional peace and stability. Our position on Kashmir issue is clear… Continue reading China reiterates resolving Kashmir issue in according with UN Charter, UNSC resolutions

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