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The West Lacks Understanding

August 5, 2014
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The West Lacks Understanding

Except from article profiling Laura Schuurmans: Laura believes that the West should shift its attention to Indonesia, as she considers the country to be the best example of how democracy and Islam can stand side by side. She also believes that Indonesian women should advocate their religious rights across the globe, in order to...

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Brussels meeting focuses on Kashmiri women

July 5, 2014
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Brussels meeting focuses on Kashmiri women

A unique manner to draw attention to the resilience of Kashmiris in Indian held Kashmir saw a gathering of Kashmiri women this month in Brussels.

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Article: Extremism in Kashmir and elsewhere

October 22, 2013
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Article: Extremism in Kashmir and elsewhere

An article by Laura Schuurmans: Thursday, July 24, 2014 – AFTER Iraq and Syria slid into a civil war, a vacuum has been created and these regions have become a safe haven for extremist forces, including foreign militants who are a sham for the true meaning of the Islamic term mujahideen – fighters for...

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From Harsha Empire to Present day Kashmir has never been Integral Part of India

September 30, 2013
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From Harsha Empire to Present day Kashmir has never been Integral Part of India

WKDA has rejected the assertion of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that Kashmir is an integral part of India. WKDA, in a statement issued in Toronto, London and Brussels simultaneously stated that Singh’s assertion reflects either his obliviousness about Kashmir or a wilful distortion of historic, legal and political status of Kashmir.

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All Parties Kashmir Convention to be Held in City of Brussels and Niagara Falls, Canada

September 18, 2013
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All Parties Kashmir Convention to be Held in City of Brussels and Niagara Falls, Canada

The World Kashmir Diaspora Alliance (WKDA) and Kashmir Council-EU (KC-EU) has issued a joint statement today, 18th of September 2013, in Brussels during a press conference held at Brussels Press Club.

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4 Protestors Killed, 40 Injured – WKDA Calls for Appeals

July 19, 2013
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4 Protestors Killed, 40 Injured – WKDA Calls for Appeals

Indian paramilitary forces fired at protestors resulting in four people killed and around forty members of the protestors wounded. The protest took place in the district Ramban. It is believed that the Indian Border Security Forces (IBSF) forcibly entered into a local mosque at Gool Gulab Garh, Ramban, Jammu, interupting the prayers. Following this...

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Indian Forces Kill Innocent Kashmiri Youth

July 3, 2013
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Indian Forces Kill Innocent Kashmiri Youth

Irfan Ahmad Ganaie and Irshad Ahmad Dar, both residents of Markundal village in Sumbal area, who were killed in army firing in early hours of June 30 in Bandipora district in Kashmir Valley triggering furious protests all over Indian-Held Kashmir. Irfan Ahmed Ganie (19) and Irshad Ahmed Dar (25), both residents of Markundal village...

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WKDA Member Zahoor Wani Protests Manmohan Singh Visit with Full Page Ads in Greater Kashmir

July 1, 2013
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WKDA Member Zahoor Wani Protests Manmohan Singh Visit with Full Page Ads in Greater Kashmir

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Video: WKDA Chairman, Farooq Papa, Discusses Crucial Elections in Pakistan

May 2, 2013
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WKDA Condemns Boston Marathon Attack

April 16, 2013
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WKDA Condemns Boston Marathon Attack

World Kashmir Diaspora Alliance Chairman Farooq Papa has strongly condemned senseless act of terrorism in Boston, a city of knowledge that has benefited the world all over irrespective of color, creed religion and ethnic background.

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