Kashmir Unrest: Trapped Inside Police Vehicle, Police Constable Was Also Killed

Video By: Shafat Mir | Text By: Sajad Rasool Afroz Ahmad Lone, 23 Year old police constable working in J&K Police was killed after a mob according to police pushed his vehicle he was driving into river Jehlum. The protests were going on against the Indian rule across Kashmir valley after the killing of Burhan […]

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Forces barge into houses and thrash family members during a night raid in Bandipora

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Text By: Sajad Rasool ‘they (Police and CRPF) broke into my house during the night and thrashed me and other family members’, Fareeda a middle-aged women narrates her ordeal as how forces vandalized her house and damaged property. Over the past several months of unrest in Kashmir Valley, nocturnal raids […]

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‘Resolution of Kashmir Issue Must for Tourism Trade to Flourish’

Video and Text by: Sajad Rasool Kashmir has been embroiled in a continued state of unrest since July 8, 2016. The constant state of conflict and curfews since the past four months has affected the tourism industry of Kashmir by almost Rs. 4000 crores. A lonely Shikarawala Abdul Salaam Dar floats on the Dal lake. […]

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Telecommunication Blockade Adds To the Trouble During Kashmir Unrest

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Text By: Sajad Rasool After the Killing Of Burhan Wani , a Hizbul Mujahideen Commander, widespread protests across the Kashmir valley erupted against the Indian rule. The State reacted with harsh curfews and ban on Internet and Mobile services which made the everyday life of common people miserable. Our Community […]

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Srinagar turns into Ghost town- a report

Text By: Sajad Rasool | Video Report by: Srinagar Correspondent Unrest in Kashmir entered another day after the Killing of Burhan Wani, a 21 Year old Hizbul Mujahideen Commander. Burhan along with his 2 associates was killed in South Kashmir’s Anantnag/Islamabad District on 8th July. His killing was followed by violent protests across Kashmir. Tens […]

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Kashmir, Democracy, and Indian State – The Unholy Trinity

– Sajad Rasool On the 12th of April, Indian Security Forces allegedly molested a school girl in North Kashmir’s Handwara town, 60 Kms from the summer capital of Kashmir. The reaction was obvious – people came out on the roads to protest against the alleged molestation, stones were pelted on the forces and forces once […]

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People of Kashmir speak on why they voted and why they didn’t

Video Volunteers has long recognised that there is a problem with the media coverage of Kashmir, and in response, we decided to bring our model of community video to Kashmir in September 2013, when we trained 11 Right to Information (RTI) activists as video reporters. The timing was fortuitous, because on the day the training […]

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