Browsing: 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.

Governance
Decades of indifference

More than 100 families purchased residential plots from J&K housing board in Islamabad town in south Kashmir, however,  the plots…

Governance
Immune and offensive

Enjoying the immunity granted to its men under Armed Forces Special Powers Act, the army has consistently sidelined the courts…

Human Rights
Shadows of past

The last time a US president visited India, 35 Sikhs were killed in a mysterious carnage in Kashmir. With another…

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Living Torture

The government has scuttled a bill aimed at preventing torture by police and punishing the perpetrators. Khursheed Wani analyses why…

Human Rights
Justice interrupted

Judiciary has been defunct for more than three months as lawyers across Kashmir have gone on strike against the jailing…

Human Rights
Enemy territory

People of Palhallan have been incarcerated in their homes without electricity and access to healthcare, nor are they allowed to…

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A law of lawlessness

With debate over revocation of AFSPA getting a lot of media attention, Kashmir Life looks into the law believed to be the source of gross human rights violations in J&K.

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Ineffective Inquest

As a commission of Inquiry gets ready to probe the 17 cases of civilian killings since June 11, Kashmir Life…

Human Rights
After The Dark Night

In an August night of 1990 BSF personnel barged into homes of Mashali Mohalla residents killing nine people. Mehbooba lost…

Human Rights
Witnessing murder

An otherwise calm colony of Islamabad town, Anchidora, witnessed horror on June 29, when three youth were killed in cold…

Human Rights
Kashmir cauldron

Despite probes and assurances of zero tolerance for human rights violations, civilian killings have continued under the NC-Congress coalition government…

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Blood For Booty

Macchil murders add one more chapter to the bloody history of fake encounters in Kashmir, where greed for medals and…

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