Browsing: Justice

Conflict
SPECTRE AND IMPUNITY

Every time a fresh debate surrounding removal of AFSPA is energised, the army raises a spectre to oppose it. Past…

Human Rights
Twenty Years After

Last week, the SHRC recommended a fresh investigation into Kunan mass rapes and compensation for the victims passing serious strictures…

Conflict
IMPRISONED SCHOLARLY

Thousands of people were jailed in Kashmir since 1990’s. Their miserable lives in confinement notwithstanding; scores of them converted their…

Crime
Lonely battle

A family that lost its only child last June is fighting to bring the killers to justice even after alleged…

Human Rights
Take off blocked

A young Kashmiri aeronautical engineer was arrested and charged with waging war against the state. Five years later the court…

Governance
Immune and offensive

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

Cover Story
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…

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