March 20, 2000: Remembering The Chattisinghpora Massacre

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali The Chittisinghpora massacre refers to the fatal shooting of 35 Sikhs on 20 March 2000, in the Anantnag district. According to the Indian government, they came wearing Indian Army fatigues to avoid detection, the killers came into the village in two groups at separate ends of […]

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Enforced Disappearances: The Fight for Justice

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Grace Jolliffe Manzoor Ahmad Dar and Bilal Ahmad Sheikh were allegedly picked up by the Indian army on 30 March 1997. “They were coming back home from work and they were detained.  We also went to the army camp, but they did not allow us,” says Rehmet Begum, […]

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Encounter Aftermath: Family Seeks Justice for Killed Son

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shahid Hussain Mir, son of Mansoor Ahmad Mir, of Gagran area of Shopian was killed by Indian Army during an encounter. On evening of 3rd November 2018, a gun battle broke out between militants and government forces in Gagran-Khudpora village near Shahid Mir’s residence. Family members […]

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Sopore Massacre | Survivors Recount the Horrors of 6 January, 1993

Video By: Basharat Amin Article By: Nusrat Ali Kashmir and its history is replete with intimate massacres. These massacres were not only witnessed after the birth of nation-states who drafted the independent nation into disputed territory but were also witnessed during Mughal rule, Afghan rule, Sikh as well as in Dogra rule. The Indian Army is […]

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The Struggle of 86-Year-old Man for His Two Disappeared Sons

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Nusrat Ali In connection with Indian Airlines plane hijacking around 27 Kashmiri youth working in Nepal were taken into custody by Nepal Police on the instruction of Indian authorities during a raid on the intervening night of 27th -28th August 2000. Among these were Abdul Ahad Rah’s two sons, […]

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Young Boy Killed By Army After Bang of a Juice Pouch Was Mistaken For Grenade in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano Article By: Nusrat Ali 18 year old Tanveer Ahmad Wani of Beerwah Budgam was shot dead on 27 July 2017 by Indian Army’s 53 RR men. The incident took place on Friday in the market, when army was patrolling on the road and young student (according to locals) was grabbed and […]

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The Bijbehara Massacre – Narrated by Survivors

Video By: Rayees Ahmed Article By: Sajad Rasool On 22nd October 1993, 43 civilians were shot dead by Indian forces (Border Security Forces) in Bijbehara town of Kashmir. After the Friday prayers, people took to the streets to protest the continued siege of Hazratbal shrine Srinagar which was led by Indian forces. The shrine was […]

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One Year On – This Kashmiri Man Still Remains ‘Disappeared’

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali One year  back when world was observing International Day of Disappeared , the next day in Kashmir two young men, Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Nasrullah Ahmad Khan, both from Kakad Pati in Devar, Kupwara allegedly disappeared into an Army camp in the hills as per their […]

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Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Shreya Kalra Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied. In India, one judge approximately serves 73,000 people. As of February 19, 2016, […]

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Kamran Yousuf, A Rising Photojournalist Learns He’s Been Arrested By NIA While Watching News

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kamran Yousuf is a freelance Kashmiri photojournalist. He was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), India’s federal anti-terror organization, on 5 September 2017 and has been in police custody since. Kamran has been alleged of anti-national activities and a kingpin to lead anti-India protests and […]

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