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 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.
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
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
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
Healthcare workers in Kashmir are alleging that security forces enforcing the shutdown are stopping them from performing their duties. A number of health workers have reportedly been roughed up for violating the curfew
Over 7 months after the State of Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status and a harsh lockdown was imposed, the people face a double blow due to the novel coronavirus. Poor internet speeds make the matter worse
The police have registered an open case against individuals who have defied government orders prohibiting the use of social media via Virtual Private Networks
This video is part of the effort by Palestinian BDS National Committee to bring together the campaign for a military embargo against Israel with various struggles against militarism and state repression in the global south.
Kashmir is under a military siege and communication blockade since August 05, when the far-right Indian government scrapped the region’s special status
The 2G internet on mobile phones that was restored in Kashmir on January 25 has failed over 65 lakh mobile phone users as they can’t access websites including the whitelisted ones, owing to the speed.
Twenty-time president of the Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association, Mian Qayoom continues to suffer in prison after being placed in arbitrary detention in August last year. He has lost about 20 kgs of weight due to sickness as his health continues to deteriorate