You must have heard the claim that modern-day 'Israel' is a country with another people's language and religion? If you haven't, you're probably living in some idyllic wilderness (that's a good thing), and you can skip this post. If you have, anti-semitic propaganda has become so common these days (I'm speaking of hatred against ordinary Jews, and not criticism against...
BREXIT IS ESSENTIALLY the fantasy of the 'hard' right wing of the Tory Party, who wanted to 'get back control' of the UK's sovereignty by controlling its borders and having the freedom to make its own trade deals with the rest of the world but largely without immigration. They won the last referendum in 2016 mainly on immigration, and not...
Dear British Paharis I speak to you through this medium as a brother from Indian Occupied Kashmir. I speak to you for our shared homeland, history, and continuous struggle against oppression and aggression. We are the children of hills and mountains. We fought collectively against the brutality of the Dogra Regime for our freedom and many before them, and now...
EXCERPT from "The Evolution of AJK Public Agency" "Before arriving here, I can confidently assert that I was neither a patriot, nor a nationalist or even a democrat. I was a journalist working in various conflict hotspots around the globe (Iraq and Afghanistan), had regular access to the corridors of power in Westminster and Whitehall while visualising a clear path...
The Evolution of AJK Public Agency Citizen’s Opinion + Citizen’s Resources = Citizen’s Control of Public Policy The most important aspect of modern-day governance is a consensus on public narrative, which is derived from an orderly aggregate of genuine public opinion. As the citizens of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) are the owners and inheritors of the public space in which they...
And here lived, beneath the receding waters of Mangla, my people, once upon a time. As her waters recede, and the green grass shimmers in the full glory of the sun, we are taken back to the memories of our forebears, only just buried in our minds. If you pay attention, amidst the eerie silence of...
This footage makes an attempt to summarise the effort of Mahmood Ahmed Musafir in light of his herculean effort to address the near absence of governance in AJK. #ajk #AjkMagayAzadi DAY 53 Quote of the Day “I'm sorry, but I don't want to be an emperor. That's not my business. I don't want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone...
It’s ‘Azad’ - 'Free'. Okay? It's Azad! Free! This is Pakistan’s official position on 'Azad' Jammu & Kashmir! But ‘free’ of what exactly? According to the Pakistani state-enforced narrative, we’re free from Indian tyranny. Women aren’t being raped by Indian soldiers, and by ‘Indian’ they mean 'non-Muslim' soldiers, without failing to mention there are as many Muslim soldiers in the Indian army as there are Muslims in...
'Azad' Jammu Kashmir Tanveer Ahmed -
From Mahmood Ahmed Musafir's search for modern-day governance in 2018 to the Maharajah's dream of a neutral state in 1947. How can we connect the sham democracy of AJK with our diaspora living in a mature democracy in the UK. DAY 47 #ajk #AjkMagayAzadi Quote of the Day “It comes from a very ancient democracy, you see..." "You mean, it comes from a world of...
'Azad' Jammu Kashmir Tanveer Ahmed -
71 years later, Commander Farooq, and Dr Karan Singh, grandson of the last Dogra Jamwal Rajput ruler of Jammu & Kashmir, will meet in Mong, auspices of the people of "Azad" Jammu Kashmir. This act of reconciliation will surely move us towards reconciliation in the State of Jammu Kashmir for the benefit of all her peoples. The two personalities aforementioned will...
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