Connect with us


If India Is Following the Israel Model, Pakistan Must Follow The Iranian Model In Kashmir – Pak Writer



Many analysts have criticized the Indian Government for following the Israeli model in Kashmir with Pakistan being at the forefront. What is the so-called Israel model in Kashmir that India is apparently following?

Pakistani & Turkish Soldiers Near The Indian Border Could Be Another Headache For New Delhi?

EurAsian Times stumbled-upon an OpEd which claims that with over 700,000 Indian soldiers stationed in Kashmir valley, the people of the region are being ruled by the might of the Indian military establishment. The day, army leaves, Kashmir could witness a massive rebellion and agitations.

Since the commencement of militancy in the late 1980s, around 100,000 people, as per the OpEd, have been killed with over 7,000 cases of forced disappearances and thousands blinded and crippled by pellets and live ammunition.

Modi-Government Changing the Demography of Jammu & Kashmir with New Domicile Laws: Pakistan

As EurAsian Times reported, India, last year, abrogated the contentious Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Indian home minister Amit Shah announced that the country would be abrogating a special clause in the constitution regarding Kashmir, welcomed by a thunderous applause in the Parliament and country-wide jubilation.

In so doing (with the abrogation of Article 370), the OpEd states that India turned from an administrator to a coloniser, just like Israel, which also seeks to accomplish an absolute control of the state and its subjects.

Indian Media Wakes-Up After 30 Years To Cover Kashmiri Pandit Genocide

For decades, the report claims that the RSS has been calling for the withdrawal of Article 370 from Kashmir and rebuild a Hindu India. In the 1980s, the BJP began campaigning with the pledge of majoritarian rule.

This included ending the “privileges” enjoyed by Muslims – even if they were and remain the poorest and most undeveloped community in India. It also included promoting Kashmir, home to countless shrines and temples, and part of Hinduism’s magnificent past in the region.

Massacred In Kashmir; Ridiculed In Jammu – Another Story Of ‘Horror’ Emerges From Jammu & Kashmir

Part and parcel of this attempt has been the ramping up of the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage. As Mona Bhan, a professor at Syracuse University, a native Kashmiri Pandit and married to a Kashmir iMuslim writes – in Resisting Occupation in Kashmir, the past decade has seen New Delhi renovate temples to further “tie Kashmir to India through spiritual and religious connections”.

“The type of ‘democratic’ state represented by Israel is the ideal model the Hindu nationalist movement, led by the RSS, seeks to establish in an Indian variant,” Sumantra Bose, professor at the LSE, claims.

Al-Jazeera Criticises NYT Editorial on Kashmir Dispute, Kashmiri Pandits Ask Counter Questions

More importantly, it also paves the way for a full settler-colonial project in Kashmir with the next stage likely to involve Hindu-only enclaves, much like Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Though over 500,000 Kashmiri Pandits left Kashmir in the 1990s in fear of their lives as the militancy intensified, Kashmiri Muslim leaders have regularly called for their return.

Kashmir does not have a history of communal tension between Muslims and Hindus like the rest of the county. OpEd claims that the attempt to bring Pandits and other Indians back as settlers is seen as a provocation.

Modi-Government Erasing Kashmir’s History, But Pandits Ask Counter Questions

After the Indian government issued a gazette notification very recently regarding the Jammu and Kashmir domicile laws, Pakistan, as expected, has denounced the decision, calling it a strategy to change the demography of the volatile region.

As reported by the EurAsian Times earlier, a person residing in Jammu and Kashmir for at least fifteen years will now be eligible to be a domicile of the union territory, according to the new rules.

From ‘Azadi’, Kashmiris Now Want Statehood Back For Jammu and Kashmir

The OpED writes that just like Israel, the Modi-government has been designating the problems in Kashmir as a religious issue and conveniently ignoring the roots of the political dispute and exaggerating the role of Islamic extremism and thus justifying the military crackdown.

As New Delhi sees it, changing the demographics in Kashmir, just the way Israel has done, would evade the political aspirations of Muslim-Kashmiris and resolve the seemingly unmanageable Kashmir problem forever. It would also secure Modi’s legacy.

Why India Hanged “Afzal Guru” and Left “Bitta Karate”?

As a blogger in Pakistan Defence writes, if India is following the Israel model in Kashmir, Pakistan must follow the Iranian model of Iraq and Syria. OpEd By Azad Essa By Middle East Eye.




Americas9 hours ago

Not F-35 Jets or F-22 Raptors, This is The World’s 1st Stealth Aircraft & Still The Fastest Ever

The United States along with Russia are front-runners when it comes to devising modern technology and blending it with state-of-the-art...

Asia Pacific11 hours ago

China Could Soon Deploy ‘Unmanned Helicopters’ In Ladakh As Tensions Mount With India

With the diplomatic and military talks in progress between the high ranking officials of New Delhi and Beijing, Indian and...

Capital-of-Israel-Jerusalem Capital-of-Israel-Jerusalem
Featured11 hours ago

Three Islamic Countries That May Never Recognize Israel Despite The Acceptance Of Saudi Arabia?

In the wake of the ongoing developments, when clouds of war are hovering over India and China / Pakistan, perhaps...

missile missile
Featured13 hours ago

Russian & Israeli Origin Missiles Deployed In Ladakh As India Looks To Keep China At Bay

Amid heightening tensions in Eastern Ladakh with China, India has reportedly deployed BrahMos and Nirbhay cruise missiles along with Akash...

Expert Reviews14 hours ago

Not Rafale Jets, But C-17 Globemasters Will Be The Real ‘Game Changer’ In India-China Clash At Ladakh

With neither of the two neighbours India or China ready to put their sword down, Ladakh continues to become a...

Featured18 hours ago

Afghan Peace Talks: Afghanistan’s Chief Peace Negotiator Lands In Pakistan

Afghan Peace Talks: Abdullah Abdullah will meet Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi,...

Expert Reviews19 hours ago

Three Regions Where India Is Silently ‘Choking’ China & A Furious Beijing Has No Answer?

While China is finding itself getting entangled in serious standoffs with several countries including India and the US, it is...

Americas22 hours ago

DRDO Accelerates Work On ‘Laser Weapons’; But Where Does India Stand Against China, Russia & The US?

There might be a possibility that future global conflicts including between India and China could be fought with Star Wars-type...

turkey-Pakistan-ties turkey-Pakistan-ties
EurAsian Region22 hours ago

Turkey, Pakistan Vow Full Support To Azerbaijan Against Armenia; US, Iran Call For De-Escalation

The Middle East and Asian nations expressed their concern over escalating clashes between Armenian forces and Azerbaijani military in the...

Americas1 day ago

Massive Loophole Detected In ‘Stealth’ F-35 Fighter Jets; Exposes The Limitations Of The Mighty F-35s

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft designed to perform both air...