Since the time the government of Pakistan has shown its willingness to grant Gilgit Baltistan a provisional provincial status, AJK leaders have continuously been issuing statements against such a step that any attempt to grant Gilgit Baltistan a representation in the National Assembly and Senate of Pakistan will be tantamount to what India did on 5 August, 2019 without … [Read more...] about Does the “provisional” provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan affect Pakistan’s principled stand on Kashmir?
The forgotten massacre of Yasin – 1863
Yasin Valley, about 148 kilometers from the city of Gilgit was once a separate state with its own rulers before it was occupied by the Dogra Rulers of Jammu & Kashmir. Its Rajas were great warriors who had a history of fighting against and repulsing the armies of the Sikhs and the Dogras. Below here is an account of a massacre of the people of Madoori village in Yasin by … [Read more...] about The forgotten massacre of Yasin – 1863