Model Village Project Fails to Ease Life in Poonch

Video By: Sharaz Ahmad Sikandar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Islamabad village located in district Poonch was declared as a model village by the Govt of J&K. It means the village besides having basic facilities will also have luxury facilities like, playground, marriage hall and a shopping complex. These facilities were provided and constructed here, […]

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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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One Woman Against The State: Masooda Parveen’s 20 Years Struggle

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Masooda Parveen of Pampora area in Kashmir has been fighting for justice in Supreme Court of India for last 20 years after her husband Adv Ghulam Mohiudin Rigoo a member of High Court Bar Association, was taken away from his house by an Army Major accompanied […]

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Villagers Move To SHRC- Demand Safe Drinking Water

Video By: Yaseen Mir | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Mala Buchan, Pattan water supply scheme has been distributed in late 80’s. But since 2012 they do not get safe drinking water and authorities are paying deaf ears to their plea. Official documents reveal that it is not possible to retrieve or repair the […]

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Impact: People Come To Aid Pulwana Man Disabled By Cross-firing

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Altaf Ahmad Zargar was returning to his home village Aglar on 19 June 2017 from Pulawama. At Drabgam village Govt forces had laid siege against militants in this village and Altaf was hit by bullets . Being in a poor condition, Altaf was not able to […]

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Encroachment and Pollution Strangle River Sangaloo in Shopian

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sangaloo river flowing through the main town Shopian is the main source of water to most of the agricultural land of Shopian. It was once a source of fresh drinking water to the entire area but now it has been polluted. It has also been shrunk […]

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Impact: Mehraj Received Financial Assistance Under PMEGP

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Mehraj Ahmad from Pulwama’s Kalampora lost his left arm during an accident in 2015. Head of the family who used to support his family financially, did not loose courage and has been able to stand up once more and is fulfilling his financial needs by running […]

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Sheikh Community: The Ugly Reality of Caste Discrimination in Kashmir

Video By: Abid Salaam | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Sheikh colony located in Baramulla is an apt example of discrimination and official apathy. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Sheikh is a local boy of this colony who makes brooms and sells them door to door. Ishtiyaq left his studies after lacking support at school level. He stopped […]

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Domestic Violence: Mother of 4 Daughters Beaten By In-Laws

Video By: Jahan Ara | Article By: Nusrat Ali Yasmeena, mother of four daughters, a 40 year old lady from Keegam Shopian has been a constant victim of domestic violence at the hands of her husband, Mohammad Maqbool Shah. Yasmeena lives with her parents including two of her kids (both girls) from past 7 years. […]

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