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A Kashmiri Widow’s 20-year long wait for Justice

/ March 22, 2016

Munawara’s husband was picked up by the BSF along with few other youths after a crackdown in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on On 7 April 1993. He was shot to death, at point blank range inside a cow shed, along with another youth. His crime? The BSF claimed that the...

Innocent shot dead by the J&K police, family awaits justice

/ March 1, 2016

Farooq Ahmed Rather was killed on 25th of June 2008, when police fired indiscriminately on a peaceful protest in Mazhama village of district Budgam. He was standing near the window inside his house, some 100 yards away from the spot of the protest, when he was shot. His family immediately rushed...

Indian Army Occupies & Destroys Kashmiri Paradise: ToasMaidan Firing Range

/ October 3, 2012

In the beginning was a meadow. An open grassy expanse surrounded by snow-tipped hills. Brooks and springs ran down the valley and pooled into lakes. Scattered through the region were little settlements and villages whose inhabitants are mostly farmers and shepherds. Fruits, rice and maize were the main crops and...