Archive for February 2018

Kamran Yousuf a Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer

Feb 21st, 2018 | By
Kamran Yousaf is a Journalist

SRINAGAR, Kashmir — He is known as one of Kashmir’s gutsiest news photographers covering the intensifying hostility in his home region, and when violence broke out he was always among the first to the scene. But the photographer, Kamran Yousuf, 21, has been stuck in jail since September — the victim, his friends and family



Afzal Guru: The Hero of the Kashmir’s Struggle

Feb 12th, 2018 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat The 9th of February is being celebrated as the martyrdom anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru whom India secretly hanged and buried inside the Tihar jail complex on February 9, 2013. It triggered protests in Kashmir and widespread condemnations from various political and human rights organisations. Afzal Guru was convicted in 2001 Parliament



India: Unchecked Attacks on Religious Minorities

Feb 7th, 2018 | By

Reform Laws Choking Freedom of Expression, Association (New York, January 18, 2018) – The Indian government failed to stop or credibly investigate vigilante attacks against minority religious communities during 2017, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing its World Report 2018. Many senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) publicly promoted Hindu supremacy and