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.
The magnitude 7.5 quake was centered in the western state of Guerrero, north of the beach resort of Acapulco
Boko Haram has not commented on Monday's mass abduction, but many fear the kidnapped teenagers could wind up as sex slaves.
Homs has since evolved into a symbol of the destructive nature of Syria's civil war, with many of its neighbourhoods levelled by army bombardment
4,000 residents and their 30,000 animals have been transferred 20 kilometers away from the area.
Israeli police said that the move has been taken upon an intelligence tipoff about Palestinian plans to stage demonstrations following the prayers.
Foreign Minister Andriy Deshchytsia gave no details and Kiev has threatened to use force before to little effect.
President Moncef Marzouki declared Mount Chaambi a closed military zone two days ago, suggesting the possibility of a major offensive against militant refugees there.
Thursday's attack on the U.N. base at Bor, some 120 miles north of the capital of Juba, was blamed on locals who were seeking to punish the Nuer for the loss of Bentiu.
A boat in Indonesian Good Friday procession sank in the Gonzalu Strait in the country's east; Dozens of other boats were forced to turn around and pluck victims out of water.
Presidential hopefuls need to collect written endorsements from 25,000 eligible voters to be able to run for president, according to the newly-approved constitution.
73 men, 32 women and 11 children were murdered by Croatian Defense Council (CDC) forces on that tragic day of April 16, 1993.
Under the terms of a political settlement signed in 2000, the reconciliation body is supposed to establish the truth about the conflicts afflicting Burundi since independence.
Salva Kiir, who arrived in Addis Ababa on a one-day visit on Thursday, reiterated that his government supports the construction of the Ethiopian dam.
Ten rebels and two civilians were killed in the clashes in the Diyala province.
Pro-Russian separatists occupying public buildings in eastern Ukraine reacted to an international accord to defuse the crisis by saying they would not agree to leave the sites before other major conditions were met.
None of the major parties, including Prabowo's Gerindra party, won enough votes in the April 9 parliamentary election in the world's third-largest democracy to be able to nominate a presidential candidate alone