November 30, 2020 13:24 (IST)
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PoK activist urges Joe Biden to intervene to heal wounded people of Gilgit Baltistan

Highlighting the atrocities caused by Pakistan on the people of the region, activist Amjad Ayub Mirza on Wednesday urged US President-elect Biden  to “heal” the “wounded people and divide people” of PoK and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

PoK witnesses protests over demand to release 14 local men amid visit by Army Chief Bajwa

Hunza: Hunza region of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) recently witnessed demonstration as protesters demanded  the release of 14 local men, including political leader Baba Jan, who were jailed in 2011 for 'inciting' people against the government, media reports said.

Stop Pakistan from treating us like animals: PoK activist breaks down at UNHRC

Geneva: The torture meted to people of  Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) was reflected in the hard-hitting words of activist Muhammad Sajjad Raja as he broke down in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), appealing the global body to stop Pakistan from treating them like animals.

PoK human rights abuse: Activist Shabir Choudhry expresses discontent on UK lawmaker’s silence

London: A key political activist from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) Shabir Choudhry has expressed his displeasure over UK’s Labour MP Debbie Abrahams’ ‘silence’ on the recent attack on peaceful protesters by the Pakistani consulate in Bradford.

COVID-19: 10 people test positive in PoK

Islamabad/UNI: As many as 10 people have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) during the past 24 hours, taking the tally of positive cases in the area to 2,451.

UKPNP, Jammu Kashmir National Independent Alliance to protest before Pakistan HC in London against activist detention

London: The United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) and Jammu Kashmir National Independent Alliance are planning to organize a demonstration in front of the Pakistan High Commission in London on Sept 14 to protest against the illegal detention of activist Tanveer Ahmad in Pakistan.

PoK: People protest against construction of dams by China, Pakistan

The people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are irked by the construction of two mega dams by China and Pakistan in the region.

Dam construction: Residents of PoK demonstrate against China, Pakistan in Muzaffarabad  

Muzaffarabad: Protesting against the construction of dams in the area, people demonstrated against Pakistan and China in Muzaffarabad region of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

PoK: Journalist tries to remove national flag from Dadyal, faces torture

Islamabad: An activist-journalist was allegedly tortured by the country's agencies and security forces after he tried to remove Pakistan's flag from a popular public place in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK)'s Dadyal, media reports said.

PoK activist Amjad Ayub Mirza observes first anniversary of scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Glasgow: A prominent Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) activist observed the first anniversary of Indian government's move of scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir last year by cutting tri-colour cake and releasing balloons.

PoK resident killed in Islamabad, UKPNP asks how long Kashmiris will die like this

Islamabad: Condemning the abduction and killing of a resident from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in Islamabad, the United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) demanded that those behind the incident should be brought to justice.

Building collapse in PoK leaves 15 hurt 

Islamabad/UNI:  A three-storey wedding hall building collapsed during renovations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's (PoK) Mirpur district, injured at least 15 labourers and leaving dozens more trapped, official said.

Establish inquiry commission to investigate human rights violations in PoK: Activist tells UNHRC

Geneva: Activist Sajjad Raja has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to create a Commission of Inquiry to probe the human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan regions of the south Asian country.

PoK activists in UK submit memorandum to Pakistan consulate negating 14th Amendment Bill in Interim Constitution

Birmingham: A memorandum has been submitted by the Kashmiri community and United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP), Birmingham to the Pakistan consulate here, where they have protested against the proposed 14th Amendment Bill in the Interim Constitution of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pakistan: Residents of Muzaffarabad demonstrate against China over illegal construction of dams on Neelam and Jhelum rivers

Quetta: Residents of Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) this week protested against China and Pakistan over the illegal construction of dams on the Neelam and Jhelum rivers.