New Delhi(AFP): The ruling Hindu nationalist party will for the first time govern the country’s only Muslim-majority state, Indian-held Kashmir, under a power-sharing deal with another party, officials said Tuesday.
Archives for February 24, 2015
Delhi: The Department of Political Science Jamia Millia Islamia today organized a seminar on “Two Decades after Kunan Poshpora: State Violence, Legality and Justice” in the FTK-CIT Conference Hall of the varsity on 24th February 2015. Commemorating 24 years of Kunan Poshpora mass rape, the program was chaired by Human Rights activist and journalist, Gautam […]
By rowan wolf By Andre Vltchek, Contributing Editor (Kashmir base camp by Andre Vltchek.) Welcome to Kashmir! It is deep winter. The mountains are covered with snow and the naked trees above the lakes at sunset, look melancholic and magnificent, precisely like a completed Chinese brush painting. Welcome to a nation overrun by the 700,000-strong […]
A petition filed by the Support Group for Kunan and Poshpora came up for hearing in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir today when the survivors of the haunted hamlets observed the 24th anniversary of the beastly act by the men in uniform. Today was also the second commemoration of Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day.
London: Kashmiri students held a protest outside the Indian High Commission in London to draw attention of the world community towards the gross human rights violations including the Kunanposhpora mass rape tragedy committed by Indian troops twenty four years ago in occupied Kashmir.
By Farah Bashir Exactly a year ago; I was invited by a student of journalism in Delhi to speak on the ‘significance’ of Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day. The day was 23 February. February 23 stands as a brutal reminder of the state violence against Kashmiri women. It has been marked since 2014 to commemorate the […]
“Notwithstanding the determination of the women of Kunan Poshpora and Kashmir’s civil society to demand public accountability for what happened there in 1991, state authorities are disinclined to even acknowledge the crime, much less redress it” By Seema Kazi Each passing year 23 February is a reminder of the tragedy that has befallen the people […]