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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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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Government School in Shopian Struggles With Poor Infrastructure

Video By: Basharat Amin Article By: Nusrat Ali High School of Zampathri Keller village of Shopian lacks basic facilities like library, laboratory, accommodation, washrooms and specific subject teachers. The government has constructed a building in 2013 but it was neither taken over nor hand over to school authorities. The building is used by locals for […]

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Dilapidated School Building Poses Threat to Students’ Lives in Abhama

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali A high school at Abhama village of Pulwama is based in an unsafe building. More than 300 students come to this school everyday for education and live under constant threat of life. Teachers have been writing to the authorities time and again reminding them of the unsafe […]

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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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Health And Environment Both at Stake: Municipal Committee Dumps Waste on Bank of ‘Ferozpur Nallah’

Video By: Rafiqa Bano  | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Municipal Committee Magam is dumping solid waste on the banks of a major stream in the town. The Ferozpur Nallah, which provides water to scores of villages, is facing serious threat from the waste dumped on its banks. Residents said that the authorities instead of […]

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For 20 Years Pulwama Family Waits for Compassionate Appointment Under SRO 43

Video By: Rayees Ahmad  |  Article By: Nusrat Ali Ab Gani Mugloo a govt employee in food and supplies department died while he was on duty in 1988 and since then his wife and son have been struggling to get the benefits which they deserve under SRO 43/211 of J&K Govt. According to this SRO, […]

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“Under The Name of Rehabilitation Policy, We Are Only Being Harassed” Wife of Ex-Militant

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nisar Ahmad Khan, crossed over to Pakistan Administered Kashmir for arms training in 1992. Nisar lived in Karachi and Muzaffarabad till 2012. He did not join militancy instead used to work in a ready-made shop as a tailor. Nisar later married a lady from Karachi in […]

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Abhama PHC: A Health Center Without The Doctor

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Public Health Center in Abhama is the only PHC for dozens of villages of Pulwama. More than 10000 people who depends on this PHC are facing issues due to government’s apathy. There is non availability of Doctors, staff and technology in the health center. And […]

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