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EU Parliament demands India to lift curfew in Occupied Kashmir

09 September, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

BRUSSELS (92 News) – Kashmir issue was discussed in the European (EU) Parliament after 12 years as they demanded India to lift immediately communication blackout and curfew in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). The EU parliament body has also urged Pakistan and India to engage in a direct dialogue with a view to a peaceful solution … Read More

EU Parliament to discuss human rights violations in IOK today

09 September, 2019 12:20 pm 12:20 pm

BRUSSELS (KMS) – The European Parliament on Tuesday will hold discussions on the ongoing crackdown, human rights violations, and torture of detainees in Occupied Kashmir by Indian security forces. The military curfew and communications blackout in Indian occupied Kashmir has entered the 44th consecutive day. On September 16, the Indian Supreme Court had ordered New … Read More

French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

11 November, 2018 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections. An Ifop poll published on Sunday showed the centrist Republic on the Move (LREM) with 19 percent of voting intentions compared to 20 … Read More

EU parliament awards prize to Ukrainian filmmaker jailed in Russia

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament awarded its annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Thursday to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film-maker jailed in Russia. EU lawmakers said they supported his protests against the 2014 Russian annexation of Sentsov’s native Ukraine. Now aged 42, he was jailed for 20 years on terrorism charges he … Read More