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
Despite heightened militarization and oppressive tactics by states, people across the world refused to give in and fought back for their rights to life and dignity
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
Indian paramilitary forces used tear gas and fired pellet guns at protesters, injuring at least 12 people
Hundreds of party members and activists protested in New Delhi and other parts of the country against the BJP government’s decision to abrogate a constitutional provision that protected the autonomy of the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Following heavy military deployment, the arrest of political leaders and a communications crackdown, the far-right Indian government introduced provisions in parliament to destroy the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir and break up the State
Shujaat Bukhari (1968-2018) was a journalist based in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. On June 14, 2018, Shujaat was brutally gunned down outside his office.