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Archive for August 16th, 2019

Foreign Minister’s Telephonic Call with the Foreign Minister of Canada

Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi in a telephonic conversation with the Foreign Minister of Canada Ms. Chrystia Freeland held, today, apprised her about the sufferings of people in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. …

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Ch. Fawad woo French Professionals of Pakistan Origin to Help in Upgrading S and T Infrastructure in Pakistan

Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology met with the French professionals of Pakistani origin working in the fields of banking, finance, information technology, energy, law and construction in France at the Embassy …

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Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood takes notice of private school systems forcing to buy entire package of textbooks

Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has taken serious notice of reports that certain private school systems are forcing students to buy entire package of textbooks and notebooks at exorbitant prices from designated book sellers. This …

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Protests erupt in IOK against abrogation of special status

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, large number of people defying stringent restrictions took to the streets in Srinagar and other places of the territory to protest against the Indian government’s decision to abrogate the special status of …

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Amnesty urges international community to respect Kashmiris human rights

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

London, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ahead of a closed-door consultation on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Security Council, today, Amnesty International has said the Kashmiri people should not be treated as pawns in a political crisis, …

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Joint Hurriyat forum appeals protests in IOK

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, Joint Hurriyat Forum in coordination with civil society and the associations of lawyers, journalists, traders, transporters and employees have appealed the Kashmiri nation, the people of the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kargil to …

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UNSC urged to redeem Kashmiris’ right to self-determination

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter held a demonstration outside the UN Observer Office in Islamabad, today, urging the United Nations Security Council to take steps for granting the Kashmiris their …

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Big rally in Qom against the Indian terrorism in IOK

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Qom, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): A big rally was taken out in Qom city of Iran, today, against the increase if Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir. The rally which started from Al-Quds Mosque was participated by Kashmiri students as well …

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Private properties hired to accommodate detainees in IOK

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, after massive crackdown against political leaders and activists by the Indian authorities following the abrogation of Article 370, there is no further space in jails and police stations to lodge the detainees. …

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All of IOK is now an open air prison: Shehla Rasheed

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

New Delhi, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader and noted Kashmiri social activist, Shehla Rasheed Shora, has said that all of occupied Kashmir is a jail right now – an open-air prison. Shehla Rasheed in a …

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APHC-AJK presents memorandum addressed to UN chief

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter, today, held a demonstration outside the UN Observer Office in Islamabad urging the United Nations Security Council to take steps for granting the Kashmiris …

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Activists, academics condemn military suppression in IOK

August 16, 2019 | General, Official News

New Delhi, August 16, 2019 (PPI-OT): Prominent activists of South Asia expressing solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir have condemned the inhuman clampdown they are being subjected to.

More than 250 journalists, academics, scholars, artists, activists of South Asian …

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