By Owais Farooqi Bandipora: Her father in jail since two years and her mother dead four years ago, 18-year-old Maria is taking care of four younger siblings in her home in Bandipora’s Hajin town. Maria recently qualified the Class 10 Board examination but circumstances are not conducive for her to continue studies. Maria’s father is […]
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Srinagar, February 22: Repression in Kashmir features prominently in Amnesty International’s 2016-17 report, saying that Indian authorities are using repressive laws to curb freedom of expression and silence critical voices in Jammu and Kashmir. The Amnesty report, which was released yesterday, said that Indian forces used unnecessary or excessive force against demonstrators in occupied Kashmir.