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
Kashmir and the Kashmiri people have been suffering violence at the hands of the state for decades, but the situation has worsened since August 5, when the government announced abrogation of Article 370.
Fear and political uncertainty have gripped the entire state, but people are determined to resist the state repression.
In Srinagar, children and youth were detained and booked under the Public Safety Act.
After over 60 days of an unprecedented communications blockade, journalists in Kashmir staged a protest against the ongoing siege, as they face relentless intimidation and threats of arrest for reporting on the ground situation
According to the report released on September 24, the situation in Kashmir remains unpredictable. It claims that minors as young as 14-15 years old, are being arrested and tortured by Indian forces
NewsClick team visited Budgam in Kashmir to meet the families and parents whose children have been picked up by the army after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
Three women were detained and beaten up for over twelve hours last week in the army police station.