Davos, Jan 24 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again called upon US President Donald Trump and the United Nations to intervene for resolution of outstanding Kashmir dispute.
In an interview with CNBC, he said that Kashmir is a far more serious problem than the people and the world realise.
Khan said that India has been taken over by an “extremist” ideology which is called Hindutva or the RSS.
He said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a life member of this outfit.
Referring to the situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir, the prime minister said 8mn people have been put under siege there since August 5 last year. »

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Bengaluru, New Delhi, Jan 24 (KMS): One of India’s most famous universities is half-empty and some students who are on campus track each other on mobile devices to ensure people are safe, as violent clashes spill on to campuses that are seen as a hotbed of anti-government protests.
The country has been rocked by demonstrations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law that some say discriminates against Muslims. At least 25 people have died and thousands of people have been arrested.
Many of the most visible and persistent protests have been in and around universities, and some students now fear for their safety following clashes with police and unidentified mobs in recent weeks. “I don’t think I can ever feel completely safe, either in the girls’ hostel or on campus,” said Nayla Khwaja, a student at New Delhi’s renowned Jamia Millia Islamia university. »

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Speakers strongly condemn Indian atrocities in IOK

London, January 24 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar held in the UK Parliament have expressed concern over the prevailing humanitarian crisis in occupied Kashmir.

As the India-imposed siege of occupied Kashmir crossed 170 days, the seminar was held in the House of Lords in London to discuss the human rights violation being perpetrated by Indian troops in the territory.

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Director of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, hosted the seminar. »

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Islamabad, Jan 24 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on his return from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos announced a week-long campaign in and outside Pakistan to highlight the continued negation of human rights violations and 175 days of lockdown of Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied and Kashmir (IOK).
Activities to highlight Kashmir will start from January 25 and continue till February 5. “Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to launch a robust information campaign and come what may, we will continue to raise the issue politically, morally, diplomatically until such time their (Kashmiris) right to self-determination is not granted,” the minister stated while addressing a press conference at the Foreign Office. »

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