Kashmiri poet case: IHC’s Justice Kayani calls on intelligence agencies to shed label of culpability in abductions

Islamabad High Court (IHC) senior puisne judge Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani on Monday said that the intelligence agencies should shed the perception of their involvement in forced abductions. The IHC judge was hearing a petition seeking the recovery of Kashmiri poet Ahmed Farhad Shah. Shah was allegedly abducted from his home last week. The Human […]

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Pakistan: IHC summons report from defence secretary on alleged agencies’ role in Kashmiri Poet abduction case

The Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani on Thursday summoned a report from the defence secretary on the alleged role of state intelligence agencies in the abduction of Kashmiri poet and journalist Ahmed Farhad Shah. Shah was allegedly abducted from his home a day ago. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan had called […]

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Kashmir: Pakistan’s PM directs to constitute committee on Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project matters

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed to constitute a high-level committee for consultation over matters related to Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project. Addressing the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet in Muzaffarabad today, he said the committee comprising senior officials from federal and AJK governments will finalize the short, mid and long term plans within next two weeks. […]

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Kashmir: Subsidy fails to pacify AJK protesters as 3 killed in clashes with LEAs

At least three were killed and several others injured in clashes with law enforcement agencies as inflation protests continued on Monday in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), despite the announcement of a massive subsidy package by the Centre. Protests announced by the Awami Action Committee (AAC) against inflation including high electricity tariffs continued for the […]

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Kashmir: Shutter Down, Wheel Jam Strike. Massive Protests and Rallies Witnessed AJ&K.

MUZAFFARABAD: A widespread general strike has ignited across Azad Kashmir, plunging the region into chaos as authorities conduct raids to apprehend more individuals. Despite the imposition of Section 144, citizens have flooded the streets with massive rallies and protests witnessed throughout Azad Kashmir. Protesters vehemently denounced the arrests, torture, and excessive use of force against […]

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Kashmir: Protest errupts in Mirpur AJK against the arrest of Awami Action Committee’s leaders

MIRPUR; AJK: Protest errupted in Mirpur, particullarly in Dadyal, against the arrest of the leaders of Awami Action Committee in Dadyal. Protesters chatns slogan against the state government of AJK and against Pakistan. Clashes between the AJK Police and law enforcment agencies are reported in the main city of Dadyal. According to the sources, the […]

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