Aamir, a 16 year old boy from Soura Srinagar battles for his life due to blood cancer. He needs immediate treatment which costs heavy amount and his family cannot afford. His family can only pray for his recovery as they cannot afford the money which is required for his treatment.
Mohamad Maqbool Hajam, a resident of Palhalan area of Baramulla district after being tortured by Army and Ikhwan (State created anti Militant group) joined the militancy. Ikhwanis had been extorting money from Maqbool for a long time, his family had to go into hiding during that period. Maqbool was killed in the custody of army […]
Khurwan Lake was once known for possessing quality fish and lotus stem. It is a marshy lake and is situated in Baramulla district. This lake once was a source of good income for hundreds of local families. Since last few years, the lake has turned dirty as the drainage and sewage coming out of the […]
on 5th October 1996, Rashid Billa an infamous government sponsored gunman killed four people from a single family in Saderkot bala village of Bandipora and three others. Despite the High Court directions for his arrest in November 2015, he still roams free. Rashid was associated with the Ikhwan group (a state sponsored counter-insurgency group backed […]
In Pethkoot village of Budgam district, Indian Army fired upon and killed three young boys without any reason. Among the dead was Ali Mohammad Mir, who was 18 years of age at that time. The house belonging to Mir family was too destroyed in the firing and no compensation has been provided to the victims […]
Mohamad Yousuf Chakaan, a resident of Nowgam Bandipora was killed in a cross firing incident between Indian forces and the militants in 1991, during the peak of Armed rebellion in Indian Controlled Kashmir against Indian State. He left behind three small kids, all grown ups now, and his wife.
Ghulam Nabi Parra from Sumbal area of Bandipora district was picked up by the government forces and remains disappeared since 1994. His wife, Nandi Begum, is living the life of a half widow in abject poverty since then. Half–widow is a term given to Kashmiri women whose husbands have disappeared and were still missing during the […]
Shaista and Rafiqa, both the daughters of Abdul Gani Mir hailing from Pethkoot village of Budgam district had to quit schooling and switch to shawl making at their home due to the abject poverty. The Education schemes under which Govt is supposed to provide free education seems to have failed in fulfilling the dream of […]
Video and Text by Shafat Mir. Bashir Ahmed Dar, a poor resident of Chontipora Village of Verinag in Anantnag district, is residing in a single room mud house with his two grown up children and wife. The government has introduced a scheme, Indira Awas Yojana, under which needful families like this are provided material and […]
Nazir Ahmad Dar, a resident of Chicharpora village in the outskirts of Anantnag district had gone missing way back in 1995. Nazir worked at a Baker’s shop few kilometers away from his home. He used to leave for work before dawn everyday and return home in the evening. His father, Ali Mohammed Dar, was unable […]