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Internet Blockade Messes with Education in Kashmir

 
/ October 31, 2019

48, 000 High school students in Kashmir appear for examination amidst complete internet blockage in the region.

Kashmir: From Paradise to Hell

 
/ December 11, 2013

Community Correspondent Sajad Rasool has brought us many stories from Kashmir. They tell us a very different story of the ongoing crisis, a perspective seldom reflected in mainstream media and by policy makers. For Human Rights Day, he has written the following piece to explain the magnitude of the violations...

A Kashmiri mother’s tale of sorrow

 
/ April 12, 2016

Shameena, a Kashmiri mother, spends her days crying silently, longingly gazing at the picture of her smiling son Zubair Ahmed because she will never see him again. Zubair, a child of no more than 14 was killed by the Special Task Force (STF) after a chase in Sopore, Baramullah during...

Forest Ranger of Shot Dead by a Timber Smuggling Ikhwan in Kashmir

 
/ March 24, 2016

Forest Ranger Ghulam Mohammed Khan of Kangan Ganderbal, Kashmir, was picked up by Nazir Gurra, an infamous renegade from Ikhwan, a pro-government militia in Jammu and Kashmir, on June 1999. Few hours later his family heard a few gunshots nearby which claimed his life. The slain ranger’s body was found...

Enforced disappearance of Mushtaq Ahmed Dar from Srinagar

 
/ February 24, 2016

Azizi’s son Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, disappeared in custody after being picked up by the army in Srinagar. A request for sanction for prosecution is reportedly pending before the Ministry of Defence till date. Investigations have indicted the alleged perpetrators in the disappearance of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar.

Missing Persons of Kashmir

 
/ October 21, 2011

Thousands of disappearances in Kashmir leave families broken.

Slum Escapes Eviction

 
/ August 16, 2010

Legal intervention, sought by activists including our correspondent Ajeet Bahadur has helped 200 slum dwellers escape eviction in Allahabad.