Monday 20th February 2017,
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Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus

Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus

 On 19 January 2016 I had the enormous privilege of being invited to speak at the prestigious London School of Economics on the twenty-sixth anniversary of a very sad, poignant event. On that day in 1990 almost the entire Kashmiri Hindu community of indigenous Pandits were ordered out of the Kashmir Valley at gunpoint by [...]

February 1, 2016 Ranbir Singh HHR Activities/Press releases, World Focus Comments Off on Hindu Human Rights Highlights Plight of Kashmiri Hindus

Scrap Article 370 to reverse worst act of intolerance in recent Indian history: Exile of Kashmiri Pandits

Scrap Article 370 to reverse worst act of intolerance in recent Indian history: Exile of Kashmiri Pandits

I speak to audiences, wherever i go, about the plight of my brethren – the Kashmiri Pandits – who have been horrific victims of intolerance. Over 300,000 Pandits had to flee the land of their forefathers, arguably the finest countryside on this planet, overnight on January 19, 1990. It was the culmination of a long [...]

January 5, 2016 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Scrap Article 370 to reverse worst act of intolerance in recent Indian history: Exile of Kashmiri Pandits

Union Cabinet okays Rs 2,000 crore package for Kashmiri Hindu Refugees

Union Cabinet okays Rs 2,000 crore package for Kashmiri Hindu Refugees

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal worth Rs 2,000 crore for rehabilitating Kashmiri migrants (Hindu Refugees) 3000 additional government jobs and 6,000 transit accommodations will be provided to Kashmiri migrants (Hindu Refugees) in the valley, according to the decision of the Union Cabinet which also enhanced monetary assistance for people displaced from [...]

November 19, 2015 HHR World Focus Comments Off on Union Cabinet okays Rs 2,000 crore package for Kashmiri Hindu Refugees

The irony of love and longing for Kashmiri Pandits

The irony of love and longing for Kashmiri Pandits

Suddenly, everyone wants us, Kashmiri Pandits (KPs), to return to the Valley. Everyone, including Yasin the murderer and Geelani the Fuehrer. And, not just return, but return with “honour” and “dignity”. Why? Because “Kashmir also belongs to the KPs” and, believe it or not, “without KPs Kashmir is not complete”. Kashmir has also been in [...]

November 7, 2015 HHR Archives, India, Jammu and Kashmir Comments Off on The irony of love and longing for Kashmiri Pandits

Kashmiri Hindus mark Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India at UK Parliament

Kashmiri Hindus mark Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India at UK Parliament

LONDON: Kashmiri Hindus in the UK have held an event in the British Parliament to mark the 68th anniversary of the signing of the ‘Instrument of Accession’ of Jammu and Kashmir to India by Maharaja Hari Singh. Jointly organised by the Kashmiri Pandits Cultural Society and Voice of Dogras, the event earlier this week was [...]

October 30, 2015 HHR Archives, Jammu and Kashmir, World Focus Comments Off on Kashmiri Hindus mark Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India at UK Parliament

Is Anything Really Achieved At These World Hindu Conferences ?

Is Anything Really Achieved At These World Hindu Conferences ?

Like every year we again will witness two major Hindu events soon : the Global Dharma Conference in Edison, New Jersey, and the World Hindu Economic Forum conference in London. It is commendable that events to highlight Hindu Dharma are being organised. Hindus are often seen as ineffectual and apathetic.  These events provide a much [...]

August 8, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 1

‘I came to kill Hindus, it’s fun doing this,’ says captured Pakistan terrorist Naved

‘I came to kill Hindus, it’s fun doing this,’ says captured Pakistan terrorist Naved

Udhampur: “Its fun doing this,” said Naved, a suspected Lashker-e-Toiba militant from Pakistan who was caught alive after the attack on a BSF convoy here on Wednesday that killed two constables. Naved, who says he hails from Faislabad in Pakistan, claimed before the media that he entered the Jammu region 12 days ago along with [...]

August 5, 2015 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on ‘I came to kill Hindus, it’s fun doing this,’ says captured Pakistan terrorist Naved

Kashmiri Pandits reapply for Kousar Nag yatra

Kashmiri Pandits reapply for Kousar Nag yatra

Less than three weeks after they were denied permission to undertake the historical Kousar Nag yatra, a group of Kashmiri Pandits on Tuesday reapplied for permission to undertake the pilgrimage through south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. This comes four days after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah blamed the district administration for withdrawing permission to a Kashmiri Pandit [...]

August 20, 2014 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Kashmiri Pandits reapply for Kousar Nag yatra

Kashmiri Hindu activists record horrors of brutal killings

Kashmiri Hindu activists record horrors of brutal killings

Jammu, It is often said that Kashmir’s worst days are behind it, but the painful truth about forgotten massacres in the last two decades still haunts 3.5 lakh displaced Kashmiri Hindus who left the Valley after the start of militancy in 1989-90. While the state government has never sincerely pursued the issue of identifying and [...]

August 7, 2014 HHR India Comments Off on Kashmiri Hindu activists record horrors of brutal killings

Kashmiri Pandits pray at Sopore temple after 23 years

Kashmiri Pandits pray at Sopore temple after 23 years

After 23 years, a group of Kashmiri Pandits prayed at Nandkishor Asthpan temple at Seer Jagir area of the volatile Sopore police district, considered a hotbed of Kashmir militancy, hinting at their return and rehabilitation in the Valley soon. The Kashmiri Pandits prayed at the temple on Saturday and then were guests of their Muslims [...]

July 3, 2014 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Kashmiri Pandits pray at Sopore temple after 23 years