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So #Facebook & #Instagram (second time in 3 weeks) deleted my accounts. For sharing information about #Kashmir. No explanations or replies to my questions are given. Of course this is not about Facebook, nor about me, but the much more dangerous path SM is taking.
It is all about Justice & about what is happening to many people living under oppression & facing severe surveillance & suppression on the ground and even online.
It is about principals & rights. Human rights. Enshrined in statues & bragged about. Said to be universal. Said to be
I don't know ONE Kashmiri who hasn't been subjected to some form of censorship. On the ground there are far worse consequences than removed posts. Journalists (and MANY civilians) have been trashed, arrested & targeted when covering human rights violations by India.
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On this day in 1947, the Indian Army invaded and occupied Kashmir. Every year, Kashmiris observe this day as Yaum-e-Siah (Black Day) to reject the Indian occupation of Kashmir and revitalise their struggle for self-determination.

Here’s a brief thread that provides a crucial context to this invasion:

1. The invasion and occupation of Kashmir had been planned long before October 27, 1947. Nehru, driven partly by his Hindu majoritarianism and partly by imperialist and

geopolitical concerns, insisted that Kashmir, despite being an overwhelmingly Muslim-majority British suzerainty, be handed over to India.

2. Nehru colluded with Lord Mountbatten and his wife, with whom he was having an affair at the time, to

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@UNHumanRights Petition by Joint Resistance Leadership on behalf of the people of J&K to President UN Human Rights Council urging him to set up a UN inquiry commission for Kashmir.
The link to the petition is people are urged to sign it and forward it as much as possible
@UNHumanRights MUST WATCH: #Kashmir: The On-going Genocide

By @ijassat
#Kashmir: The world's most militarised zone — in pictures #EndOccupation #FreeKashmir
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Pakistani Twitter, we need to talk. As some people will have noticed, a small diplomatic issue recently came up between Pakistan and the Palestinian Authority.

Many of the responses to it that I've seen on Twitter dehumanise Palestinians and this is not cool. This is a thread.
Small disclaimer: This isn't directed to the majority of Pakistanis, just those that have suddenly decided that Palestinians are now traitors and that we are ungrateful for all the "support" Pakistan has given us over the years.
Firstly, as much as I enjoyed the privilege that I received as a Palestinian in Pakistan, let's not kid ourselves regarding Pakistan's political efforts to support the cause. Words are one thing, actions another.
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