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Dr. Asma Khawaja, the Executive Director of CISS AJK, engaged in a discussion as a guest analyst on PTV World’s News Room program with Anchor Omar Khalid Butt on April 1, 2024, focusing on Modi’s Cheap Tactics to Win Elections. During the discussion, she pointed out that only opposition parties are receiving tax notices, and apparently, the BJP is exempt from them despite the biggest embezzlement case in the history of India. Furthermore, she added that the BJP is not providing information about its 126 anonymous donors. In addition, she pointed out a very interesting development: the Modi government is trying to develop its own democracy index.

Media Coverage of Iftar Dinner at pearl Continental Muzaffarabad

Media Coverage of Women's Day Contribution

Participation of RO Dr. Abida Rafique in "Kashmir Today"

On March 08, 2024 RO Dr Abida Rafique invited as a speaker in “Kashmir Today” show on AJK TV for a special transmission on Role of Women in a Conflict area.

Media Coverage of BTTN visit

Media Coverage of Book Launch Ceremony of "Extremism and Counter-Extremism" by Dr. Sadia Nasir" (Feb 19, 2024)

Participation of RO M.Shahzad Akram and ARO Abdul Basit in "Kashmir Today"

Research Officer Shahzad Akram and Associate Research Officer Abdul Basit participanted on the Kashmir Today Program aired by AJKTV, hosted by Naila Altaf Kiani, on January 7, 2023. The program served as a comprehensive evaluation of the yealy policies implemented by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government within the context of the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The discourse encompassed multifaceted aspects such as the socio-political ramifications, humanitarian implications, and the overarching effects on the local populace within the contentious territory.

Media Coverage of Book Launch Ceremony of "Kamal Nama"

RO Zohaib Altaf and ARO Abdul Basit Participation on AJK TV

On November 24, 2023, Research Officer Zohain Altaf and Associate Research Officer Abdul Basit participated in Kashmir Today Show of AJK TV.

ARO Tayyaba Khurshid and ARO Abdul Basit Participation on AJK TV

On October 18, 2023, ARO Tayyaba Khurshid and ARO Abdul Basit participated in “Kashmir Today” show on AJK TV and gave analysis on   Indian Army’s Misinformation
Campaign.

Media Coverage of "Book Talk with Amb. Zameer Akram" : CISS AJK in Print Media

RO Qurat Ul Ain Participation on AJK TV

On 19th August 2023, Research Officer at CISS AJK, Qurat Ul Ain Shabir participated as a guest analyst on AJK TV. She lamented the delaying of elections in IIOJK and highlighted the plight of Kashmiris.

Abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A

Executive Director Dr. Asma Shakir Khwaja, made a notable appearance on the esteemed 92 News Talk Show, “92at8,” on the August 5th, 2023. During her participation, she eloquently articulated her perspectives concerning the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A. A pivotal aspect of her discourse involved an elucidation of the consequential role played by the United Nations Security Council Resolution subsequent to the revocation of Article 370,also emphasizing the internationalization of the Kashmir issue subsequent to August 5, 2019.
Furthermore, Dr. Khwaja expounded upon India’s purported intentions, specifically its concerted efforts to effectuate a transformation in the identity of the Kashmiri populace, coupled with an overt ambition to exploit the copious resources inherent to the region of Kashmir. This discourse shed invaluable light on the multifaceted implications arising from the aforementioned legal and geopolitical developments, thereby offering a comprehensive understanding of the nuanced intricacies inherent to the Kashmir issue in the post-August 5, 2019 era.

The determination of the people in IIOJK (Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir) against Indian Aggression.

On the 5th of August 2023, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja, the Executive Director of CISS AJK, appeared on the AJJ News show “DUS with Imran Sultan” as a guest analyst alongside anchor Imran Sultan. They engaged in a discussion concerning the determination of the people in IIOJK (Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir) against Indian aggression. Dr. Khawaja pointed out that the actions taken by Prime Minister Modi have only added complexity to the already protracted Kashmir conflict, as is often the case with such long-standing disputes.

Youm-e-Istahsal

Executive Director Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja was invited as guest analyst  in the special transmission “Youm-e-Istahsal ” of AJK Television on August 5,2023.During the transmission, she condemned India’s unilateral decision of August 5,2019 on Kashmir special status and highlighted the discriminatory institutional policies of BJP government against Kashmiris. Article 370 revocation is the violation of basic rights of indigenous community and manifest India’s aggressive designs. International community must stand with Kahmir’s right of self determination for resolution of Kashmir dispute and long term stability of south Asian Region.

Discussion on the Illegal and Unilateral Move of India to Revoke Article 370 and 35A

Research Officer Qurat-ul-Ain Shabir participated in the talkshow on AJK TV on August 5,2023. During her appearance she spoke on Youm-e-Istahsal. she discussed on the illegal and unilateral move of India to revoke article 370 and 35A and the increase in human rights violations in IIOJK after August 5,2019.

Bilateral collaboration between India and Sri Lanka

Research Officer Qurat-ul-Ain Shabir was extended an invitation to participate in the Kashmir Today program on AJK TV. During her appearance, she delivered an insightful discourse on the subject of bilateral collaboration between India and Sri Lanka, as well as addressed the complexities surrounding the Manipur Riots.
She further highlighted that India has an inherent structural imbalance where Hindu Brahmins occupy key positions in beaurocracy, civil services, and other government institutions. This imbalance gives rise to discrimination based on religions and caste . This explains the current situation of manipur riots.
The Srilanka and India’s cooperation gives us insight into India’s strategic manoeuvring. In order to ensure its maritime security India is reaching out to the countries located around Indian ocean. This strategy is named as Sagar vision. Also India is now trying to amend strained ties with Srilanka through cooperation in enegery, trade and education sector.

Brutal chapter in the history of IIOJK

On 2nd August 2023, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja, the Executive Director of CISS AJK, appeared on the PTV World Show “Newsroom” with anchor Omar Khalid Butt to discuss the events of August 5, 2019, as a brutal chapter in the history of IIOJK. During the interview, she said that there was a strong reaction from the International Community, particularly concerning conflicts in international meetings and organizations, such as debates on the Kashmir issue and Israel. However, over time, the International Community seemed to struggle in sustaining the pressure on India for peaceful plebiscites. Moreover, she added that one significant incident occurred in August 2019 when the Kashmir issue was highlighted as a critical flashpoint for international space and security. Yet, despite this, the International Community has historically failed to hold India accountable for its occupation of Kashmir.
India made promises to address the occupation but failed to follow through, as evident in a recent report stating that around 10,000 Kashmiri women went missing after 2019, with no records of their whereabouts. Furthermore, civil liberties in Kashmir have been severely impacted, with a total internet shutdown for approximately 450 hours in December 2022, the highest number of suspension orders, and countless human rights violations. This data indicates the scale of the struggle faced by the Kashmiri people, with an estimated 900,000 fighting against oppressive measures. In addition, she emphasized that India has made attempts to illegally occupy and reshape the demography of Indian-occupied Kashmir. These measures aimed at eroding Kashmiri culture, language, and religious identity have been ongoing for many years. However, the question remains whether India has truly succeeded in disempowering its Muslim population.

Petition in the supreme court against Revocation of Article 370 and 35A

On 24th July, 2023, ARO Tayyaba Khurshid went live on Radio Pakistan Show ” Kashmir Manzar Nama” to share her views regarding petition in the supreme court against Revocation of Article 370 and 35A.

PM Narender Modi state visit to US

On July 20, 2023, Research Officer Syeda Tahreem Bukari and Associate Research officers Tayyaba Khurshid and Abdul Basie appeared on Pakistan Today show of AJK TV and discussed in detail about PM Narender Modi state visit to US, their joint statement against Pakistan and Barak Obama’s statement regarding the visit.

PM Modi's visit to US. Plight of minorities in India

On June 22, 2023 Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja appeared in an interview on PTV world show “Views on News” and discussed on topic “PM Modi’s visit to US. Plight of minorities in India”

PM Modi's visit to US. Plight of minorities in India

On June 22, 2023 Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja appeared in an interview on PTV world show “Views on News” and discussed on topic “PM Modi’s visit to US. Plight of minorities in India”

Yom-e-Takbeer: CISS AJK in Print Media

G-20 Tourism Group Meeting In Srinagar: CISS AJK in Print Media

G20 MOOT IN IIOJK

Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja appeared on PTV World show “Views on News” and gave her analysis on topic “G20 MOOT IN IIOJK. India can’t suppress Kashmiri voices

BJP's extremist policies towards intellectuals and critics

Executive Director CISS AJK, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja appeared on the PTV World show ” Newsroom with anchor Umar Butt” on 28th April 2023 to discuss BJP’s extremist policies towards intellectuals and critics.

Recent Trends in Indian Foreign Policy

India Study Center, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad invited Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja to speak on “Recent Trends in Indian Foreign Policy,” on April 19, 2023

G-20 summit: Debunking Indian monoeuvrings

On April 10, 2023, Executive Director Dr. Asma Shakir khawaja appeared in PTV world’s show “News Room” and spoke on the topic G-20 summit: Debunking Indian monoeuvrings.

Rahul Gandhi imprisonment & disqualification from Indian Parliament

On March 24, 2023, at News Room Dr. Asma Khawaja analysed Rahul Gandhi imprisonment & disqualification from Indian Parliament. She further highlighted India’s drift into Electoral Autocracy and its impact on politics

Importance of Kashmiri Women's Resistance Day

Executive Director CISS AJK, Dr Asma Shakir Khawaja, appeared on the PTV World’s show “News Room ” on February 23, 2023, to highlight the importance of Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day and to discuss the immense sacrifices of Kashmiri women in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Responsibility of industrial states to keep seas greener and cleaner

On October 1, 2022, World Maritime Day, Dr Asma Shakir Khawaja talked about the responsibility of industrial states to keep seas greener and cleaner. She further discussed Pakistan’s contributions in this regard as a responsible state actor.

Significance of Center for International Strategic Studies

On September 27, 2022 Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja (Executive Director, CISS AJK) analysed the relevance and significance of Center for International Strategic Studies, AJK (CISS AJK). She highlighted the opportunities, CISS AJK will provide to knowledge community and youth of AJK. She further elaborated the role of think tanks in bridging knowledge gap and facilitating critical thinking.
Program: “Kashmir in Focus” PTV AJK.12-9-22

Commemorating The First Death Anniversary of Syed Ali Shah Geelani organised by IPS, Islamabad

On September 7, 2022, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja highlighting the State Sponsored Terrorism in IIOJK in a seminar on
“Commemorating The First Death Anniversary of Syed Ali Shah Geelani” organised by IPS, Islamabad.

Indian policy of changing the goal posts in order to trap the Kashmiri Leadership

On July 29, 2022, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja, discussed the Indian policy of changing the goal posts in order to trap the Kashmiri Leadership. She further stated that the injustice and state sponsored terrorism against Mr. Yasin Malik is the tip of the iceberg. She termed his hunger strike as an expression of helplessness, every Kashmiri is suffering in IIOJK.

Recommendations of Delimitation Commission of India to change the electoral constituencies in IIOJK

On May 7, 2022, Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja, Executive Director Center for International Strategic Studies, AJ&K, Speaking on the recommendations of Delimitation Commission of India to change the electoral constituencies in IIOJK.
Her comments start on 23rd minute.

Agreement of mutual cooperation with University AJ&K.

On April 7, 2022, Dr. Asma Shakir Khwaja, Executive Director Center for International Strategic Studies, AJ&K; signed an agreement of mutual cooperation with University AJ&K.

The ceremony gained eminent exposure that focused to project a pragmatic contribution of individual Kashmiri women with its ultimate aim to foster and construct a leading role and progressive narrative building on international front.

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