Archive for April 2018

Kashmiris Keeping Alive Their Struggle for Independence

Apr 19th, 2018 | By

Ishaal Zehra Indian occupied Kashmir has remained tensed for long now. The powerful surge of retaliation against Indian brutalities which began two years back has intensified this year. Death of Kashmiri civilians at the hands of Indian Military has become a routine in guise of counter-militancy operations in the valley. These counter-insurgency operations have destabilized



Kashmir on Fire: What Next?

Apr 18th, 2018 | By

By Suhail Un Nabi The anger generated by the killing of seventeen young Kashmiri’s on 1ST of April in Shopian district of South Kashmir has not subsided yet , another day of bloodshed was witnessed on 11th of April this time in Khudwani area of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. Four young Kashmiri’s were killed



India’s Outrage Over Gang Rape, Murder of 8-Year-Old Girl

Apr 18th, 2018 | By

By Avinash Giri and Nantha Kishore Thousands of people in India’s capital took to streets this weekend to express their anger and shock over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in a Hindu temple in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The victim, identified as Asifa Bano, a member of a nomadic Muslim tribe in



Narendra Modi’s government fails to act on rape

Apr 18th, 2018 | By

The media must question Modi about the involvement of his party members in these atrocities, write signatories including Meena Kandasamy, Sarah Green and Pragna Patel In the context of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, we are deeply shocked at the gut-wrenching violence against women and children in India being defended by politicians



At least four killed after rebel-army gun battle in Kashmir

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

Dozens of protesters who came out in support of the rebels are wounded in clashes with Indian security forces. by Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Four civilians and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle in southern Kashmir, sparking mass protests across the region in which dozens were wounded during clashes with



Asifa Bano: The child rape and murder that has Kashmir on edge

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has put the restive state on edge. Sameer Yasir, an independent journalist based in Srinagar, reports on how the investigation has split the region along religious lines. On the morning of 17 January, Muhammad Yusuf Pujwala was sitting outside his home when



Kathua Brutal Rape Murder Case: Shameful, Heinous and Disgusting

Apr 12th, 2018 | By

Javid Ahmad Wani An eight year old nomad girl (Asifa) was abducted and then serially raped and murdered in a gruesome way. The only sin of the girl was that she belonged to a bakarwal family whom the accused wanted to drive out of the village, they were residing temporary. The accused committed the crime



Kashmir is not a Graveyard

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

Ali Sukhanver Shakurbasti is an area in the northwest of Delhi; a few days back this area became the focus of all attention because of a really unbelievable, really a shocking incident. A 27-year old man raped his eight-month-old cousin; a baby-girl. The incident is no doubt another blob of shame for the Shinning India



After Shahid Afridi, American Comedian Gets Trolled for His Tweet on Kashmir

Apr 11th, 2018 | By

It’s not surprising anymore when a tweet on Kashmir will almost always mean falling into the trolls’ net. Just days after Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi faced the wrath of Indian cricketers and others when he tweeted on the ‘bloodshed’ in Kashmir, an American stand-up comedian became Twitter’s favourite hit spot. Comedian Jeremy McLellan was recently



Kashmir students clash with India police

Apr 6th, 2018 | By

Students protesting Indian rule in disputed Kashmir clashed with government forces on Thursday . Government forces fired tear gas to stop students from marching at several colleges in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar. The students chanted anti-India slogans and marched on the streets in the city center while demanding an end of Indian rule