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Protest against custodial death Kashmir Alleged custodial killing triggers protests in northern Kashmir

The family of 23-year-old Irfan Ahmad Dar said he was killed in cold blood while in police custody even as the police claim he escaped. The alleged custodial killing triggered protests in northern Kashmir

JKCCS report Kashmir 500,000 Kashmiri have lost their jobs because of digital apartheid, says JKCCS report

A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society remarks that the multi-faceted and targeted denial of digital rights is a “systemic form of discrimination, digital repression and collective punishment” for the Kashmiri population

Families of missing Kashmiri men allege they were killed in a staged encounter

Three men were killed by security forces in Shopian district of Kashmir on July 18. A few days ago, their pictures appeared on social media and were identified by their family members who said they were laborers who were searching for jobs

“People of Kashmir are living in shock”

In 2019, India’s ruling BJP finally enacted what what its fascistic ideological parent, the RSS, had wanted 66 years beforehand – the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Communist leader M.Y. Tarigami talks about the past year

What has changed since Kashmir’s special status was revoked?

The last one year has been described by the people of Kashmir as one of utter distress and helplessness.

In Kashmir, India’s policies echo Israeli atrocities

A year after the abrogation of Kashmir’s special status and the imposition of a harsh lockdown, the parallels between India’s policies and that of Israel are all the more stark

Kashmir University student arrested under draconian act

Aqib Mushtaq was arrested under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on Friday. His family says he is being persecuted for raising questions regarding alleged irregularities in his university

Civilian killed in Kashmir Family of 65-year-old Kashmiri civilian says he was killed by security forces

A civilian was allegedly killed by the Indian security forces in the Sopore district of Kashmir, according to his family. Following the incident, pictures of the deceased’s grandson sitting on top of his dead body drenched in blood went viral on social media, triggering widespread condemnation

In Kashmir, oppression is embedded in everyday life

In addition to lockdown measures, the harsh political and social restrictions imposed by the Indian government have made life extremely difficult for the people of Kashmir.

Doctors protest Kashmir Harassment of healthcare professionals triggers protests in Kashmir

The Doctors Association in Kashmir staged a protest against the rising harassment of healthcare workers on May 26. There have been a number of instances of senior medical professionals being assaulted or prevented from doing their duty by the police

Civilian death Kashmir Protests break out after paramilitary forces kill civilian for “jumping a checkpoint” in Kashmir

The killing of a 25-year-old civilian has triggered massive protests across central Kashmir. The security forces have responded by firing tear gas canisters and pellets, injuring scores of protesters

Police action against three Kashmiri journalists receives widespread condemnation

26-year-old photojournalist Masrat Zahra and senior journalists Peerzada Ashiq and Gowhar Geelani have been booked under various charges. Masrat and Geelani are in the dock for their social media posts according to the police

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