World Bulletin / News Desk
The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society in its report on ‘State of Human Rights in Kashmir said that at least 30 incidents of massacres were reported in the territory since January 1990 to March 2003.
The Coordinator of Coalition of Civil Society, Khurram Parvaiz told media men in Srinagar that the actual number of massacres in the Valley was much higher. He expressed displeasure over the denial of justice in most of the incidents, reported on Kashmir Media Service.
The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the custodial disappearance of a Kashmiri youth, Ishtiaq Ahmad Wani from the Indian city of Chandigarh. The youth was arrested by Indian intelligence agencies on October 14 from a private communication centre in the city.
APHC leader Zafar Akbar Butt addressing public meetings at Hufroo, Buzgoo and Lolipora in Chadoora said that it was the moral duty of the United Nations to fulfil its pledge to the people of Kashmir in securing their right to self-determination.
The Chairperson of Muslim Khawateen Markaz, Yasmeen Raja in a statement denounced inhuman treatment meted out to the illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists at Udhampur Jail in Jammu.
Environment minister says target reached before deadline, but extra 30 to 50 percent cut needed for significant improvement
A suicide attack targeting a senior Afghan election commission official has killed one guard and injured several others in capital Kabul Saturday. Hawliya Rodwal, Kabul provincial director of the commission, escaped the blast unhurt.
The military has confirmed that an Indonesian ‘expert bomb-maker’ was found among 8 fighters killed in firefight earlier this week
Weapons makers bid to supply new submarines to Australia, after Japan lifts ban that prohibited weapons sales in line with post-WWII pacifistic constitution
Week of Peace events in troubled Philippines south aim to bring different religious communities together, heal rifts of recent years
Police say muezzin has been killed and three worshippers wounded in the shooting, a rare attack on minority Shiite Muslims
Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau says pollutants emitted by vehicles in city will be cut by as much as 30 percent by 2022
Provoking anger and amusement, Taiwanese flag appeared alongside in ISIL propaganda video released listed Taiwan as one of Washington's 'close counterterrorism partners' in Asia-Pacific
China calls for peace and stability after Japan, US agree to continue drills in disputed sea
Minister says violence not the answer as police hunt continues for ISIL militants in mountains of Indonesia's north
Haroon Bhatti, founding member of outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group, was arrested in Dubai last month and brought back to Pakistan
Muslims in Myanmar have been banned from printing their own calendars, with senior Buddhist monks imploring for stricter sentencing on the publisher and his associates.
PM Abe says Japan to pledge $10.6 billion for climate policies in developing countries
'Tragic but avoidable accident (was) caused primarily by human error,' General John Campbell says
Japanese, US officials decide to hold joint exercises in contested sea amid China's maritime expansion
'Seven people - six pilgrims and the lady pilot - died in the crash,' a police official says