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Indian Army Killed a 70 year old Kashmiri in front of his 3 year grandson

Jul 1st, 2020 | By

In a heartbreaking incident, an elderly person was killed by Indian Army in Sopore today, when he was carrying his grandchild to buy milk. Family members also saying that security forces first killed his father and later started doing TRP show with toddler. “My father was brought down from the car and shot dead,” says

Kashmir’s Double Lockdown Has Left 1.5 Lakh Transport Workers Without Jobs

Jun 23rd, 2020 | By

Majid Maqbool Riyaz Ahmed, a driver from Srinagar city’s Dalgate area, earns his living by ferrying tourists from the otherwise busy TRC taxi stand number 1. For the past few weeks, he has been bringing his vehicle from home and parking it in the yard of the quiet taxi stand. Sometimes he washes his vehicle,

Pulitzer Prize 2020 for coverage of the Jammu and Kashmir lockdown

May 5th, 2020 | By

The winners of the Pulitzer Prize for 2020 were declared on Monday, 4 May, with Channi Anand, Mukhtar Khan, and Dar Yasin of The Associated Press winning the prize for Feature Photography for their coverage of the Jammu and Kashmir lockdown. The prize winners were announced virtually on YouTube because of the coronavirus pandemic by

UN Rights Chief Concerned Over Kashmir Situation

Feb 28th, 2020 | By

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday voiced her concern over the continued curbs and detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. Updating the ongoing 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on human rights developments around the world, UN rights chief also spoke about the Citizenship Amendment

Continued military siege in occupied Kashmir denounced

Feb 28th, 2020 | By

The Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement has denounced the continued military siege and curbs on communications means in occupied Kashmir and described it the worst kind of human rights violation. APHC-AJK leader and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement, Imtiaz Wani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the people of Kashmir

India’s policy toward Kashmir reflects promotion of Hindutwa extremism ideology

Feb 28th, 2020 | By

Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider, has said that right to granting right to self-determination to the Kashmiris is the only solution to the Kashmir dispute. According to Kashmir Media Service, Raja Farooq Haider said this while addressing a seminar titled “Kashmir Issue – Revocation of Article 35-A and 370 of

The mother shares the tale of her seven-months-old daughter Noor Fatima who lost her hand to the Indian shelling

Feb 4th, 2020 | By

Sahibs Matloob, 23, the mother shares the tale of her seven-months-old daughter Noor Fatima who lost her hand to the Indian shelling in Nikyal city of the District Kotli “My husband was out for work and only two of us were at home. Since she born, I was spending most of my lime at home

Story of a 6 year old girl who never get back to school

Feb 4th, 2020 | By

“When I reached the hospital, Misbah was laying motionless at operation table and a team of doctors was busy stitching wounds in her forehead. Her face covered with blood and her white uniform was turned red. At first sight, I was unable to believe she is alive. She is the eldest among my three children

Helplessness of Kashmiri Mothers

Feb 3rd, 2020 | By

A helpless mother is weeping on her fate of losing her young son What would happen if, amidst darkness, around the arrival of dawn, the Indian Occupational forces, harshly strike the door of your house, summoning you to open the door or they’ll smash it. While opening it, you ended it up by losing someone

Story of Fehmeeda Shagu

Feb 3rd, 2020 | By