Articles

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



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



Indian war crimes in Kashmir must end now

Apr 6th, 2018 | By

By Rouf Dar Comment: India is engaged in every kind of war crimes denounced by international humanitarian law, writes Rouf Dar. A few days later, April descended on Kashmir, and brought the killing of 18 Kashmiris by Indian armed forces in Shopian district. In comparison to Palestine and the wider Middle East, Kashmir is not so



Kashmir pellet injuries bring back memories of 2016 uprising

Apr 5th, 2018 | By

Kashmir’s main hospital is overwhelmed with victims of pellet guns bringing memories of mass blinding two years ago. Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Mohsin Nabi is lying on a hospital bed in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-administered Kashmir. His face and left eye have small visible holes of iron pellets fired by the Indian



Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir amid deadly fighting

Apr 2nd, 2018 | By

By Aijaz Hussain Massive anti-India protests erupted in several parts of the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Sunday amid fierce fighting between rebels and government forces that left at least 12 militants and three army soldiers dead, officials said. At least four civilians were killed and dozens injured in the latest round of anti-India protests,



How long will Kashmiris Pick up the Dead Bodies of Their Loved Ones

Mar 29th, 2018 | By

By Khalid Baig In the continuing year’s first ten weeks; up till now, 18 Kashmiris have been martyred in the hands of the Indian soldiers indifferent. Without any solid evidence just on the basis of suspicion 200 persons were taken into custody. Indians had suspicion that they were involved in the attacks over Indian Army’s