BANDIPORA: Two brothers carried their dead sheep to the Deputy Commissioner’s office here in North Kashmir’s Bandipora on Tuesday, as they came crying and lamenting for justice. Shepherd Nazir Ahmad Tantray and his brother were allowed to enter the mini secretariat main gate only after sustained protest and their agreeing to leave their dead sheep […]
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Srinagar: As many as 40 prisoners including Pakistani national Zia Mustafa were shifted Tuesday from the central jail here to prisons outside the valley, a step taken after the dramatic escape of LeT’s Mohammed Naveed Jhatt from a hospital earlier this month. The Jammu and Kashmir prison department chalked out a list of these prisoners […]
#Kashmir SRINAGAR:For the past several days army soldiers have been snatching I-cards of youths in Ashmuji village of Kulgam and then summoning them to their camp where they are beaten up and forced to do labour jobs, local residents allege.
RIFAT FAREED SRINAGAR, Indian-administered Kashmir – On the morning of September 4 last year, Kamran Yusuf left his home in Kashmir’s Pulwama for work, carrying his backpacks and cameras, but the photojournalist never returned, his family says. The following day, his family came to know through news channels that Yusuf, who has been working as […]
SRINAGAR: Thousands of people participated in multiple funeral prayers of a youth, Mushtaq Ahmad, in Tral while Indian forces killed another militant in Hajin town in Bandipora. Mushtaq Chopan was killed in Tral police station in Pulwama district, yesterday. At least four rounds of funeral prayers were held to accommodate the huge rush of mourners […]
TRAL: This evening hundreds of people participated in the funeral prayers of former militant who was earlier killed in a grenade blast near police station in Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Amid massive protests, funeral prayers were held for slain Hizb militant, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan alias Haroon at his native village in Wagad […]
Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Tral to mourn the killing of a militant Mushtaq Ahmad Choopan in a grenade blast in police station. As the news about the death of Mushtaq spread, shopkeepers pulled down their shutters and traffic went off the roads.
SRINAGAR: A policemen, guarding residence of Hurriyat Conference leader, was killed after gunmen attacked him and decamped with his service rifle at Soura in outskirts of Srinagar. This is the second attack after a policeman guarding famous shrine at Charar-e-Sherief was killed. Official sources said the gunmen attacked the police guard, Farooq Ahmad Yatoo of […]
These are the words of Kofi Annan from the letter that he submitted to the president of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in March, 2005. He further acknowledged in the letter that measures in place to deal with the problem were “manifestly inadequate” and demanded a “fundamental change in approach”. Annan was then the UN […]
SHAHID RAFIQ Kunan-Poshpora (Kashmir): Despite passing of 27 years, justice continues to elude the victims of Kunan-Poshpora mass rape. “Promises of probes and reopening of the case is just an eye wash. Successive regimes, NGOs, human rights commissions and other voluntary groups have also failed to get the culprits punished. They come every year on […]