The United Nations & the Global Social Development

The fiftieth session of "the United Nations Commission on Social Development" (CSocD) held in New York in 2012 unanimously approved its priority theme of 'Poverty Eradication.' I agree with the theme and I think that the issue of global social development is the issue of the century. Never before have so many suffered amidst liberty and luxury for the few. The wealth of single individuals exceeds the wealth of many nations. In highly developed countries, the number of persons living past 80 years is soaring. In deprived and convulsed countries, the average longevity is but half that age.

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Secretary General is the Custodian of the Human Rights: Dr. Fai

Washington, D.C. April 29, 2012. Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai today applauded United Nations Secretary‑General, Ban Ki-Moon's spotlight on Kashmir. Fai said that we would like to express our profound gratitude to the Secretary General by proposing support for peaceful method to resolve the dispute over Jammu and Kashmir.  In doing so, the Secretary General as the custodian of human rights is undoubtedly championing the cause of right and justice.

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India, Pakistan, Kashmir and Arms Race

‘The Christian Science Monitor’ in its column on April 25, 2012 said it all by emphasizing that “Ritual Aggression: India and Pakistan's missile tests, following peace talks.”

We know that both India and Pakistan are nuclear powers.  Both have now tested intercontinental ballistic missiles.  Both are adamant against inking the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty or the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.  Both feature domestic constituencies that universally celebrate their muscular nuclear postures; no political party or serious private association champions nuclear controls or disarmament. 

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Kashmir, my dream, which cannot be forsaken

(This statement was issued at Alexandria Court House, Virginia, USA)

I fight a worthy fight - Freedom for Kashmir

I sacrifice for a worthy cause - Independence for Kashmir


Kashmir Question At The United Nations

The Kashmir question is one of the oldest unresolved international problems in the world. The experience of six decades has shown that it will not go away and that an effort is urgently required to resolve it on a durable basis. 

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Kashmiri American Council

The Kashmiri American Council (KAC) Board of Directors today expresses its satisfaction at the conclusion of the proceedings against Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai.  The Board appreciates the process followed by the Government in bringing the matter to conclusion, and expresses its faith in the judicial system.  They specifically appreciated the Government’s voluntary withdrawal of FARA charges attempting to brand Dr. Fai, and by default the KAC, an agent of a foreign government.

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January 5th – Remembrance of Self-determination in Kashmir

The status of Jammu and Kashmir has been in dispute between India and Pakistan since both became independent in 1947. A U.N. commission obtained acceptance on January 5, 1949 by both parties of a peace plan involving a cease fire, demilitarization of the state and a plebiscite under the supervision of a U.N. appointed administrator. The Security Council urged that the people of Kashmir will have right of self-determination to decide the future status of their homeland.

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