Kashmir Uprising 1931 Fallout – Narrative of Eyewitnesses from Pulwama

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By Nusrat Ali Our Community Correspondent, Rayees Sofi interviews eyewitnesses of ‘Pulwama Martyrs’ day that took place on 23rd September 1931, two months after the popular Martyrs’ Day – 13 July 1931 – the day when Maharaja’s forces shot dead over 20 people outside Srinagar Central Jail. This is […]

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Pakistani Woman, Married then Abused by her Kashmiri Husband – Watch full Story

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Sajad Rasool In May 2016 Nadiya Shafi our Community Correspondent got a call from Kamla Bhasin, an Indian women rights activist. This phone call was about a woman from Karachi who had abandoned her family and married a Kashmiri man who she had met on Orkut, a social media […]

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Having Fled Myanmar, Many Rohingya Now Face Prejudice in Jammu

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Shreya Kalra “We’re not here in Jammu and Kashmir illegally,” says Siraj Mustafa, holding up his UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) identification card. For the time being, Siraj has shelter — albeit only temporarily, as his UN identity card will expire on 30 March 2018 and once […]

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Kashmiri Man Used as Human Shield by Army Narrates his Ordeal

Video By: Rafeeqa Bano: Article By: Sajad Rasool Farooq Ahmad Dar, a 27 year old man from Chill-Brass village of Budgam Kashmir, was tied by the Indian army to to a Jeep on 9 April, the day mid term elections were conducted by India’s election commission on Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat. The video surfaced on social […]

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2016’s Last Funeral – the Killing of a Kashmiri Policeman

Video By: Abid Salam | Text By: Sajad Rasool Abdul Karim a 40 year old police constable from Mawar area of Handwara was shot dead on 31st December 2016 by unknown gunmen. Karim was on his duty when he was fired upon. A huge number of local people attended his funeral. “this is an act […]

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A Visit Inside J&K’s First ‘Cashless’ Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Text By: Sajad Rasool Lanura Budgam village is located at a distance of 24 Kms from Srinagar city. The village was declared to be the first ‘cashless’ village by J&K Government on 18 December 2016. The declaration of Lanura being a cashless village stunned local villagers. The village lacks basic […]

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12 Year Old Junaid Pelleted to Death – Family Questions the Role of Media and Administration

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By: Sajad Rasool In October 2016, Junaid Ahmad Akhoon, a class 7th student was hit by over 100 pellets fired by forces when he was coming inside his home. Family questions doctors for misleading them and blames media for biased reporting of the incident. Junaid became 94th victim during […]

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‘Mysterious Fires’ – These Four Families in Srinagar lost their Homes after a School Was Burnt

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Text By Sajad Rasool This School located in Habak area of Srinagar was burnt in November during mysterious circumstances. The fire engulfed 4 more houses and turned them into ashes. Property worth lacs was damaged during this fire incident. pertinently, more than 30 school building were burnt by ‘unknown’ people […]

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Handwara Molestation Bid: My Daughter was Forced to give False Statement by police, says Victim’s mother

Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) on Saturday released a video of the mother of Handwara girl who was assaulted by the army personnel while she was inside the washroom. The incident had triggered huge demonstration in the town resulting in three deaths on that same day after army and police fired on […]

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