BY UMAIR UL UMAR Soren Kierkegaard: “The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.” Martyrdom is defined as voluntary death for a cause. Martyrdom is the ultimate and apocalyptic vindication of the martyr’s cause and proof of his righteousness. The power of martyrdom lies in its potential to […]
Written by ZAINAB GAZALA We always heard these lines for Kashmir:- “Agar firdous baroye zameen ast, hami asto, hami asto hami ast If there is paradise on earth, It is here, it is here, it is here.” But the question is, Is this what Paradise is meant to be? Civilians are being killed in cold-blooded […]
Topic: ‘Gaw Kadal Massacre’ By Utsa Sarmin The first time I came to Kashmir, I heard it more than once that every street in Kashmir has seen bloodshed, every family has multiple experiences of tragedy. Every bridge, architecture and river has been a silent witness to the bloody past and present of Kashmir. But in […]
“Muzaffarabad is not only beautiful but it’s developed as well” Syedah Mariha: After entering Pakistan via Wagha border, I felt no difference between the two countries (India and Pakistan). The two countries have same air, people, and land however the gate separates them. While in Pakistan, I along with my father stayed at Lahore Gymkhana […]
By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai | August 17, 2017 | Location: Heart of Asia, with historical links to both South and Central Asia. Kashmir shares borders with India, Pakistan, China, Afghanistan and with a small stripe of 27 miles with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It is the only nation in the world which shares its borders […]
Wasim Khalid From a long time, I have seen posts on social media and listened to the closed-room discussions from a particular bunch of Kashmiris (under Indian controlled) who draw a wierd analogy between Pakistan parts of Kashmir with the one under India occupation.
India celebrates 70 years of partition while the Kashmir peoples struggle against a brutal crackdown by New Delhi By Parvaiz Bukhari On Sunday, as India prepared to celebrate its 70th independence day, in Kashmir, away from the media’s glare, around 100,000 residents gathered at the funeral of a rebel who died fighting Indian soldiers.
Zehru Nissa|Rohmoo (Pulwama), The face of Ifrah Shakoor, a class 9 student, like that of several other young boys and girls, became emblematic of the horror unleashed by pellet ammunition. Like some precious family heirloom, she has preserved the newspapers that published on their front pages the pictures of her scarred face and the dead […]
By Mohammad Inzamam/Mohammad Haziq(ET) Indian forces on May 27 killed eleven Kashmiris, including Sabzar Ahmad Bhat the successor of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, in Indian-occupied Kashmir. It is a huge death toll when the Muslim dominated-valley and the Kashmiri youth are already disturbed and frustrated. When colleges and higher secondary schools reopened after a week on […]
Munazah Kanwal Srinagar: Angry teenage Kashmiri girls in school uniforms hurling stones at government forces has become the defining image of protests in the valley this summer. Braving tear smoke shells and even pellets, these protesting girls have hogged headlines, even featuring prominently in the international media.