Posts Tagged ‘ Kashmiri children ’

Anxious and Cooped Up, 1.5 Million Kashmiri Children Are Still Out of School

Nov 1st, 2019 | By

Mehak Javid Bhat, 18, center, was preparing for medical school when her high school in Kashmir shut. Thirteen weeks after India unilaterally revoked Kashmir’s autonomy, education stands as one of the crisis’s most glaring casualties.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York Times By Sameer Yasir and Jeffrey Gettleman Every day, Aliya Khan, a fifth-grader in Kashmir,



Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown

Oct 17th, 2019 | By

 More than two months after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir, thousands of Kashmiris are still in jail. Among them are children as young as nine-year-old. Some families accuse the Indian government of torture and abuse which has even led to suicides – allegations denied by India’s security forces. But people are