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IIOJK HC quashes youth’s detention under PSA

Srinagar, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court has quashed the detention order under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) against one Mushtaq Ahmad Wani of Soaf Shali in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district. A…

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Tributes paid to Abdullah Shaheed on his anniversary

Islamabad, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Jammu Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement (JKPPFM) and the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) have paid glowing tributes to Mujahid commander, Mohammad Iqbal alias Abdullah Shaheed on his martyrdom anniversary. The JKPPFM Vice…

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Solidarity expressed with Shaheed Gulzar Wani’s family in IIOJK

Srinagar, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Tehreek-e-Mazhamat led by Vice Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Zargar, today, visited the residence of Shaheed Gulzar Ahmad Wani in Nowshera area of Srinagar. The members of…

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Indian violations of human rights in IIOJK being noticed globally: Chinese scholar

Beijing, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): The international community is now more aware of the fact that India has seriously violated human right in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) as result of diplomatic efforts of Pakistan and many other…

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Key American lawmaker urges US to find a way to resolve India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir

New York, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): A key American senator has underscored the need for the United States to “find a pathway forward” to deal with the unresolved Kashmir dispute that generates tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. “I do…

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Pakistan slams India at UNHCR on HR abuses

Geneva, March 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has slammed India at the UNHCR for its bleak human rights record, deteriorating human rights situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and for emerging as the largest extremist country where minorities…

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Covid-19: Virus kills fewer African women than men – WHO study

ADDIS ABABA, March 5 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Women in Africa are less likely to die from Covid-19 than men, but more likely to succumb to maternal complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started, the UN said citing reports. A…

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Number of Africans in extreme poverty could rise to 514 million in 2021 – UN

ADDIS ABABA, March 5 (NNN-GNA) — The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned the COVID-19 pandemic could further exacerbate Africa’s extreme poverty as a total of 514 million Africans are projected to fall below the extreme poverty line in 2021,…

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Effort to Curb Ebola in Guinea, DR Congo Gathering Steam

GENEVA – The World Health Organization says it is using every measure it has to curb the spread of parallel Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo. One of the biggest lessons learned from the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West…

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UN Rights Office Condemns Algeria’s Crackdown on Pro-Democracy Movement

GENEVA – The U.N. Human Rights Office is condemning Algeria’s crackdown on members of the pro-democracy Hirak movement and is calling on the authorities to end its violence against peaceful protesters. Nationwide street protests have resumed in recent weeks, defying COVID-19 restrictions. U.N….

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