Amnesty International has launched a global campaign to lift the communication lockdown in Jammu & Kashmir following the imposition of curfew on August 5. All Pakistani professional physicians/lawyers/students/businessmen/engineers and women are requested to sign up the campaign for Kashmir cause, which can be accessed on Amnesty International’s main website on the following address: https://amnesty.org.in/take-action/put-humanity-first-lift-the-communications-lockdown-in-kashmir/

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(2019-09-10) Below is the text of the Joint Statement delivered today by Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council on behalf of over 50 countries from across various regions regarding the worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in IOJ&K: Quote“Mr. President,The worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir, especially following decisions …

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(2019-09-10)President Ambassador Coly Seck,High Commissioner for Human Rights, Madam Bachelet,Excellencies,Distinguished delegates At the outset I express my heartfelt condolence on the loss of life and property in Bahamas due to hurricane Dorian. I thank you Mr. President and the Bureau for your able stewardship of the Human Rights Council. I also commend the High Commissioner, …

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(2019-09-09) Responding to a media question regarding remarks made today at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights about the deteriorating situation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K), the Spokesperson noted with appreciation the following very important points:” a. I am deeply concerned about the …

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On 6 September 2019, a solemn gathering was organized at the High Commission of Pakistan, Wellington to observe “Defence Day” as well as “Kashmir Solidarity Day”. A large number of Pakistani community along with their families including Maulana Nizam ul Haq Thanvi, Imam of Kilbirni Mosque in Wellington and Mr. Tahir Nawaz, Member of Executive …

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