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.
Human rights center wants German Federal Prosecutor to investigate members of Bush administration
'Underwear bomber' involved in a plot to attack jet was in fact working as an undercover informer with the CIA and Saudi intelligence, Guardian reports
Gabriel Garcia Marquez will appear on banknotes and coins.
Lawmakers accused Zziwa of misconduct, abuse of power and misuse of parliamentary funds
Protesting officials stopped trucks carrying cement from entering the coastal strip via the tripartite crossing.
Members of European Parliamant want investigation of any help EU member countries gave the CIA in its rendition, torture and secret detention of terrorism suspects
10 point declaration was adopted by 126 of the 196 parties to the Convention
The sentence is the second this year alone – both relating to the ongoing military operations in the insurgency-wracked northeastern region.
Bahah said he would not countenance bloodshed and could not tolerate "any project other than the constitutional and judicial project to administer the state," Saba reported.
Greek Parliament fails to elect governments’ candidate for presidency, Stavros Dimas
The unanimously adopted resolution authorizes aid deliveries across Al Yarubiyah on the Iraq border, Al-Ramtha from Jordan and Bab al-Salam and Bab al-Hawa from Turkey
He said that the Tibetan people should decide whether to continue the spiritual line, which dates back to the 15th century.
President Goodluck Jonathan, a southern Christian who will seek re-election in the polls, picked his current vice president Namadi Sambo, a Muslim northerner, to run with him
Opinion polls show most French people support the new map, although some regions with distinct identities and diverging cultural traditions fiercely oppose the changes.
Obama and his wife Michelle Obama said that before moving into the White House nearly six years ago, they faced prejudice, stereotyping and had trouble catching taxis.
Mohamed Atta named two camps in neighbouring South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state and urged Juba to disarm the rebels there.