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.

Human Rights
Sopore Massacre

In Kashmir’s troubled history January is drenched in blood, literally. Jibran Nazir revisits the gory memories of Sopore massacre that…

Discourse
Will Nazki deliver?

By Khursheed Wani By the end of 2016, State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) completed two decades of its existence in…

Human Rights
Systemic Silence

Five months after the first pellet victim walked into SMHS hospital amid sloganeering and charged up tempers,   Tabish Rafiq Mir…

Human Rights
Blocked Gateway

After four killings on highway connecting Kashmir with Delhi, an eerie silence replaced noise of engines. Aakash Hassan revisits the…

Cover Story
Death of Fear

Fear is a key element of managing abnormal situations and it has been in vogue for decades now in Kashmir.…

Human Rights
Jail Memoir

The 76-days detention was revealing to the human rights defender Khurram Parvez, who walked out last week from Kot Bhalwal.…

Human Rights
Pellet Ruined Plans

Waiting outside SMHS’ ophthalmology ward pellet hit Shabroza Akhtar blames herself for turning her sister’s upcoming wedding into mourning, reports Jibran…

Health
Helping Hands

A part of the pellet crisis was managed by doctors who flew from outside Kashmir. But there are many cases…

Human Rights
Chased to Death

Casualties of unrest 2016 were of mixed nature. As many as 12 deaths were caused by the chase in which the…

Governance
Lalla Rookh Eyes

Exactly 200 years after Irish blind poet Thomas Moore sung in praise of Kashmir, its beauty, its women and their…

Cover Story
Insha’s World

It is completely different from being born blind and going blind. Hit by 350 pellets on her face, Insha Mushtaq…

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