Browsing: Human Rights

Human Rights
Oppressed in Kashmir

A team of civil society members from New Delhi visited Kashmir after the summer unrest. In its report, it indicts…

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…

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