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16 August 2019
Thousands protested in London against the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's 'special status'
14 August 2019
The scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's 'special status' and imposing brutal direct rule by Narendra Modi's right-wing Hindu-nationalist BJP government, has significantly increased repression in Kashmir and ratcheted up tension between the Indian and Pakistan governments.
22 September 2010
"A PARADISE turned into hell". That's how the people who live there describe Indian occupied Kashmir. Monday 13 September saw 18 people, mainly young men, mown down by some of the 700,000 soldiers in...
27 May 2009
A LONG health workers' struggle, including a threat of a second round of strike action, forced the government to finally honour an agreement reached three months earlier, writes Jamal Khan, Trade Unions Rights Campaign Kashmir (TURCK).
4 March 2009
HEALTH WORKERS' strike action forced the POK (Pakistani Occupied Kashmir) government, after a week of mass action, to concede to their demands regarding the implementation of pay agreements, writes Jamal Khan, CWI in Kashmir.
25 February 2009
THE GOVERNMENT of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) has declared a national health workers' strike as illegal and now threatens to use the anti-worker Special Powers Act, writes Jamal Khan, CWI, Kashmir.
26 March 2008
THE TRADE Union Rights Campaign - Kashmir [TURC-K] is in the forefront of helping to organise solidarity for thousands of earthquake-affected public sector workers in Pakistani Occupied Kashmir...
15 February 2007
Kashmir: TENS OF thousands of public-sector workers have been involved in a bitter struggle since November 2006 to force the government in Pakistani administered Kashmir to implement promises of compensation for losses suffered during...
2 October 2004
HEALTH WORKERS in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) - numbering nearly 10,000 out of 80,000 public sector workers - are organised by the Azad Jammu Kashmir Paramedical Staff Association...
14 June 2002
THE MILITARY conflict between India and Pakistan has brought the two regional capitalist powers to the brink of war, writes Dave Carr.
7 June 2002
Exclusive report from Kasmiri socialist: KASHMIR, INDIA and Pakistan stand on the edge of a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions. Two unstable capitalist regimes with nuclear weapons threaten to bring destruction to millions of people
7 June 2002
FACED WITH a potential nuclear war between regional rivals Pakistan and India over their Kashmir conflict, the Western powers, Russia and China are attempting to de-escalate tensions
7 June 2002
The world is nearer to nuclear war than at any time since the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, writes Lynn Walsh
31 May 2002
FOR THE people of Kashmir, India and Pakistan, the prospect of a war which may escalate into a nuclear conflict is terrifying
31 May 2002
Only the workers and poor can stop this conflict: GC JAGADISH of New Socialist Alternative (CWI, India), in this edited version, examines the prospects for regional war and puts forward a socialist programme for the Left to stop the conflict
24 May 2002
AN ATTACK on an Indian army camp in Kashmir by Kashmiri separatists has increased tensions between India and Pakistan threatening a potentially horrific escalation in the region's long-running conflict, writes Kieran Roberts.
25 January 2002
THE 13 December attack on the Indian parliament, alleged to be the work of the Islamic group Lishkar-e-Tayuba, backed by Pakistan, has triggered-off the largest military build-up between the two nuclear rivals, India and Pakistan, since their 1971 war, writes a Jammu and Kashmir CWI member.
11 January 2002
TONY BLAIR'S shuttle diplomacy to resolve the longstanding Kashmir crisis that has brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war has been an abject failure
16 November 2001
THE SAVAGE bombing of Afghanistan by US-led imperialism is politically destabilising the region and fuelling support for right-wing, religious parties as the following extracts of a report from a CWI member in Jammu and Kashmir shows...
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