2020

Press Release 05 October 2020

PRESS RELEASE Geneva: 5 October 2020 – Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) under the umbrella of its partner International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) held a virtual conference on the side lines of the 45thSession of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) which is being held at Palais des Nations at Geneva. …

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Press Release 24 September 2020

PRESS RELEASE OKC ENGAGEMENT AT THE 45th SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONTINUES! Geneva; 24 September 2020 – Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) through its partner organisation International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) continues its participation at the 45 session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) at Palai-des-Nations, Geneva through its representative on …

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Press Release 15 Sept 2020

PRESS RELEASE “IN INDIAN ADMINISTERED KASHMIR, INCIDENTS OF MILITARY AND POLICE VIOLENCE AGAINST CIVILIANS CONTINUE INCLUDING USE OF PELLET GUNS….” UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS! Geneva; 15 September 2020: Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) is following the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) at Geneva, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, through …

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BBC REPORT 08 August 2020

12 Months, 12 Lives: Kashmiris in Limbo and Lockdown 08 August 2020, Courtesy BBC News; Photos by Abid Bhatt; Reporting by Jehangir Ali On 5 August 2019, the Indian government stripped Kashmir of its constitutionally guaranteed special status and split the region into two federally-run territories. A stringent curfew was imposed and thousands detained along …

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Press Release 5 August 2020

PRESS RELEASE 5 August Declared and Launched As The International Day Of Lockdown Territories To End Lockdowns (With Particular Reference To Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir) In All Territories Where Ever These Are Unlawfully Enforced London/Brussels/Geneva; 5 August 2020: Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) together with its partners and organisers held a video conference to remember one …

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UN News Release 4 August 2020

UN Experts Call for Urgent Action to Remedy “Alarming” Human Rights Situation in Jammu and Kashmir Courtesy: OHCHR Website; News & Events – Link to Webpage below. GENEVA (4 August 2020) – A year after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, UN human rights experts* today called on India and the international …

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OIC News Release 4 August 2020

OIC Urges Again for Abstention from Changing the Demographic Composition of Jammu and Kashmir Courtesy: OIC, 4 August 2020 A year has elapsed since the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was withdrawn. On this occasion, the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) calls again for abstaining from changing the demographic composition …

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URGENT ACTION! 3 August 2020

THIS URGENT ACTION IS ISSUED ON 3 AUGUST 2020 FROM LONDON BRUSSELS AND GENEVA SIMULTANEOUSLY! Mr Qazi Shibli was detained at the Shergarh police station in Srinagar after questioning by the police’s cybercrime division, according to news reports and a member of Shibli’s family who spoke to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). “Authorities in …

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Press Release 16 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE Brussels/London; 16 July 2020 – Professor Klaus Buchner, President of the All Parties Group on Kashmir – European Parliament (APGK) together with Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) held an informal farewell get together at the Brussels Press Club.   The Farewell event was attended by a good number of invited guests that included MEPs, …

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Press Release 02 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE London/Brussels/Geneva; 2 July 2020: A spokesperson for the Organisation of Kashmir Coalition (OKC) in a press statement disclosed that the Leadership of OKC, Barrister A Majid Tramboo and Prof Nazir A Shawl, wrote to the President of the European Union H.E. Madam Ursula Von Der Leyen, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights …

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