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India claims the entire erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir based on an instrument of accession signed in 1947. Pakistan claims Jammu and Kashmir based on its majority Muslim population, whereas China claims the Shaksam Valley and Aksai Chin.

Kashmir discussed at the UN Security Council after 50 years

"The position of the United Nations on this region (Kashmir) is governed by the Charter of the United Nations and applicable Security Council resolutions." -- Mr. Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, August...
Shekaras - Kashmir

Kashmir’s Freedom Struggle Outshines Bigotry and Hypocrisy

The irony of Narendra Modi's utterly reckless move on Kashmir is that it has thrust the plight of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir from oblivion to the full glare of global media. That the...
Long Live Freedom of Speech

He Threatened Us, Now He Goes to Jail

Back in May, a jury found Patrick Syring, a former State Department official, guilty of 14 counts of making threats against my life and my staff at the Arab American Institute. This week, a...
Kashmir Security Patrol

Occupation in Kashmir – A Human Rights Catastrophe

On a road in Srinagar's Indian-controlled Kashmir, Fayaz Ahmad Zargar maneuvers through roadblocks and wires laid by the Indian armed forces to restrict civilian movement. Despite the newly implemented siege that the area is...
Bernie Sanders

Why Bernie Sanders Is Correct About the Washington Post — and Corporate Media Overall

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: "The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself." That remains true today. Bernie Sanders set off the latest round of outraged denial...