Human Rights

Part of Kashmir’s history was dominated by the debate on rights and the liberties that individuals can avail. This section has exhaustive reportage of individuals and incidents that keep the debate going on.

A Haunted Hill

As the Supreme Court has issued a fresh notice to the army, CBI and the Central Government seeking explanation for closing the case of...

Jail Worries

With the septuagenarian separatist dying of Covid-19 in a Jammu jail, hundreds of families are worried across Kashmir. Now the political class has requested...

Shooting In The Silence

Suffocated under indefinite curfew, four young students came together on the Facebook and evolved an idea of making a documentary video about an eight-year-old...
Relatives of political detainees coming out of MLA hostel Srinagar - KL Image by Tahir Bhat

The Jail In Neighbourhood

As the UT administration shifted the detained political class from a Boulevard Hotel to the Lawmakers’ Hostel, apparently for the winters, their families were...

The Amshipora ‘Encounter’

Three weeks after an ‘encounter’ in which three ‘militants’ were reported killed, families in Rajouri said they were their young members who had gone...
A soldier stands gaurd in Bohri Kadal on January 22, 1990 a day afetr the massacre -- Photo: Mehraj Din

Gawkadal A Massacre, A Case

It took 22 years for the State Human Rights Commission to order a formal inquiry into Gawkadal massacre in which scores of harmless people...

Red Calendar

With the overall death toll highest in a decade, Aaqib Hyder does not foresee any shift in the next year given the lack of...

Shadow of 90s: Torture 09

The infamous torture centre of 90s Papa 2 and Hariniwas may have been converted into palatial mansions,

Whodunit?

Nearly 14 years after people were expecting some sort of justice in the Panchalthan fake encounter but the army dismissed the CBI investigations saying...
Ghulam Hassan Bangi at his shop. - Ruined Life - Kashmir Life - Story

Ruined for life

After losing his eyesight to the pellets, a young man fought odds to come to the terms with enforced disability. Finally, his family encouraged...

Maze of Military Justice

In its latest report, human rights watchdog Amnesty International says the continued use of AFSPA has created a vast web that frustrates the idea...

Lawmakers Grieved Graves

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 was just a routine day of business in the history of state assembly. The issue of unmarked graves dominated Day...

Jagmohan Days

NDA government’s Padma Vibhushan to Jagmohan Malhotra pushed Kashmir back to his stint in the 1990s’, reliving the days and nights of horror and terror....

A History’s Witness

K D Sethi is a dark old horse that has been a part of and an intimate witness to some of the most important...

No Empathy For Injured

by Masood Hussain “After I regained consciousness many hours after the operation was over, I was told that the police officer let the ambulance go...

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