Press Statement of Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen M Mazari

Islamabad, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): Dr. Shireen Mazari expressed surprise at the US Administration’s decision to add Pakistan to the “blacklist for religious freedom violations”. She said it was apparent the US was using this as a brazen political tactic …

Indian troops launch CASO in Shopian

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in two villages of Shopian district, today. A joint team of Indian army and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon and search …

Indian troops harass family members of martyred Dr Wani

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, family members of martyr PhD scholar, Dr Mannan Wani, have said that Indian troops frequently raid their house at Lolab in Kupwara and harass the inmates, particularly women. Bashir Ahmed Wani, the …

Hurriyat leaders condole demise of Farooq Dar’s mother

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have condoled the demise of the mother of illegally detained JKLF-R Chairman, Farooq Ahmed Dar. Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Abdul Samad Inqilabi and Yasmeen Raja, in their separate statements …

KU students launch signature drive against HR abuses by troops

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Kashmir University launched a signature campaign as a mark of protest against the ongoing human rights violations at the hands of Indian troops in the territory. Scores of students …

UK seminar demands fact finding mission for IOK

London, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): A declaration unanimously passed at a conference in London called for cessation of all forms of state violence in occupied Kashmir and the respect for all human rights and fundamentals, demanding that a fact-finding mission …

IOK to have new commando force in Governor’s security name

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, another commando force, Special Security Force (SSF), is being raised on the lines of the Special Security Group (SSG) in the name of security for the Governor and his family. The State …

India urged to release Khan Sopori, Bilal Siddiqui

Srinagar, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have denounced the continued detention of ailing Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori and other Hurriyat leaders lodged in different jails of the territory and India.

Ghulam Muhammad …

Palestine condemns Israeli army raid on WAFA building

Ramallah � General Supervisor of the official Palestinian media Ahmad Assaf condemned on Monday the Israeli army raid of the Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) offices in Ramallah describing the act as a crime against Palestine’s media.

“This crime …

Men’s Hockey World Cup: Pakistan will take on Belgium today

In the Men’s Hockey World Cup at Bhubaneswar in India, two matches will be played on Tuesday.In the first match, Pakistan will take on Belgium while in the second match Netherlands will play against Canada. Source: Radio Pakistan