The Kashmir Conundrum: Remembering Shujaat Bukhari’s Lessons Amid Violence And Quest For Peace

On the eve of Pakistan’s general elections this week and India’s looming elections in 2019, the citizens of Kashmir are facing inhuman violence, threat to their freedom and life as Indian troops carry out numerous militant killings resulting in civilian deaths and surmounting casualties. But, the recent killings of well-known journalist Shujaat Bukhari and U.N’s…

EXCESSIVE FORCE AGAINST STUDENTS IN KASHMIR SCHOOL

AMNESTY INDIA PRESS RELEASE: A broken window pane in a classroom i in Government Higher Secondary School in Mattan, Anantnag. Allegations of the use of excessive force and the shooting of a student inside a school in Kashmir by security forces must be swiftly and impartially investigated and those responsible brought to justice, Amnesty International…

Here’s why Kashmir referendum is a Feminist Issue

Written by Sonam Mittal by Kafila.org To understand why Kashmir is a feminist issue, let’s take up a hypothetical, or not-really-so-hypothetical-after-all, situation of an abusive relationship. A woman, gorgeous, graceful and delicate is in need of rescue. A man, mighty, strong and resourceful, offers to help. His only condition is that she should be his…

Dozens Killed After Indian Forces Crackdown on Protests in Kashmir

      Protests against the killing of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, the commander of Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen, turned violent in Indian-administered Kashmir in the north of the country when Indian forces opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who defied a curfew on Sunday, July 10. A total of 31 have been killed, with about 444 people injured. This is the disputed region’s…