Browsing: Unrest

On Conflict Within The Conflict

Last year, Imtiaz Ahmed was marching in some of the biggest pro-freedom demonstrations India has faced in revolt-hit Kashmir since the start of an insurgency two decades ago.

Lonely battle

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

Dummy parade

More than nine months after the killing of teenager Tufail Matoo, the policeman who fired the shell that killed him…

Just an FIR

Teengar Tufail Matoo was killed after being hit by a police teargas shell, triggering a cycle of protest and killings in Kashmir. Tufail’s family had to struggle hard, just to lodge an FIR. Aliya Bashir reports. 

Back in action

Two separatist leaders were released after New Delhi appointed interlocutors to asses the situation in Kashmir. Ilham Hassan found them…

Playing to the gallery

The appointment of interlocutors, their Kashmir foray, and report to home minister, all seems to be an exercise in haste,…


The much hyped talk of appointing interlocutors for Kashmir have started as a damp squib, with most people dismayed by…

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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Lethal Mindsets

After 64 deaths and more than 700 injured, the state is arming forces with ‘non-lethal’ weapons for managing protesting crowds.…

Human Rights
Witnessing murder

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

Press curfew

In less than two years newspapers in Kashmir had to stop publications under a strict curfew.  And two days later…

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