Archive for June 2018

Reporters assaulted by paramilitary officers in India Kashmir

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir state should identify and punish the officers who assaulted freelance reporter Muheet ul Islam, and allow journalists to do their jobs without fear of retaliation, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officers from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), a paramilitary group, at approximately 11 a.m. on June 2



Kashmir civilian protester crushed by military vehicle

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

At least three fighters and one civilian have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir. It happened in the city of Srinagar as demonstrators tried to stop security forces from arresting separatist fighters. The death of the protester came amid increasing tension and violence in the region that has killed more than a dozen people.



Kashmir’s award-winning tormentor

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

In India today, those who torture in Kashmir are held in high esteem. by Mirza Waheed An ordinary man was tortured in Kashmir in April last year. He was beaten, strapped with ropes to the front of a military vehicle and a cardboard placard was forced on his chest. He was then paraded as a



People sacrificing lives for dignified Kashmir solution: Waza

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has said that Kashmir is an internationally recognized dispute and the Kashmiri people are sacrificing their lives for a dignified solution to the dispute. Mukhtar Ahmed Waza while addressing a public gathering at Ashmuqam in Islamabad district said, neither New Delhi nor can



Mass Uprising in Kashmir

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

By Seema Mustafa If what is happening currently in Kashmir is seen as anything short of a mass uprising then New Delhi is clearly deluding itself. The hard and angry actions by the Indian Army that has seen large scale human rights violations in the Valley has not quelled the protests but indeed intensified these.