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When 14th Century shrine was destroyed in Kashmir

On the holy day of Eid-al-Azha, May 10, 1995 Indian Armed forces desecrated and destroyed 14th century Muslim shrine of Sheikh Noorud-Din Wali, a...

Detailed Case Study of Sopore Massacre

Watch VideoIntroduction On 6 of January, 1993 at least personnel of the 94 Battalion of the Border Security Force from the Fruit Mandi Camp,...

Sexual Violence In Kashmir Continues To Be Ignored Despite Widespread Prevalence

A week ago, we asked people to send their stories anonymously to withkashmir.sarahah.com.A post shared by With Kashmir (@withkashmir) on Dec 9, 2017 at...

Children Of Paradise – Dead Or Alive? Awake Or In Slumber?

Too much talk of children these days – children on the streets, children in homes, children unable to go to school, children blinded by...

List of 115 martyrs; 2010 Killings

These are the martyrs who laid down their lives for the liberation of Kashmir in 2010. Apart from those listed below, a million people...

When BSF troopers gang raped bride, her aunt in Kashmir

It has been 25 years and still the troopers of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) who gang raped a bride and her pregnant aunt...

Remembering Agha Shahid Ali

“Let me cry out in that void, say it as I can. I write on that void: Kashmir, Kaschmir, Cashmere, Qashmir, Cashmir, Cashmire, Kashmere, Cachemire, Cushmeer,...

9 Incidents Where Indian Courts Set Free The Guilty

A couple of days ago, a military court suspended life sentence punishments against six of army personnel accused of cold blooded muder of 3...

Meeting A Woman Who Lost Her Son As Well As Smile

It was a bitterly algid evening of Chillai Kalan.A friend of mine had accompanied me and we were on our way back home. Suddenly,...

28 Years Of Gaw Kadal Massacre – Lest We Forget

It’s been nearly three decades of the gateway to our road of the massacres. It was this day, twenty-eight years ago, when the youngsters...

INTERLACED STRANDS OF BRAIDS

Kashmir has already witnessed number of incidences which clarify that women are subjected as a weapon of conflict. The violation of women’s fundamental rights...

‘Take my eyes but help my son see again’

A strange silence hangs over the waiting hall outside Operation Theater in SMHS Hospital here as young boys with eyes ruptured with pellets wait...

Children’s Day Special: The Death Of Childhood In Kashmir

14th of November, birthday of Pt. Nehru, the day which over a billion people celebrate as Children’s Day. Here’s an analysis of how childhood and...

I Am Wazwan and I Am Always Late

As you all know my name is Wazwan which is served in Kashmir on special occasions, like on marriage ceremonies, on engagement ceremonies, on...

An Eid With No Internet Ban – Eid Mubarak!

Waking up to the chink of crockery, the first thing we do on waking up on Eid is to grab our phones and check...

Afridi – Our Kashmiri Kind Of Superhero

You heard tales of superheroes in Kashmir? I remember ‘akke-nandun’ or ‘Raz’ from a village who’d fight the bear single-handedly.Growing up in Kashmir means...

“How I Was Chased And Then Killed With Pellets” – Story of Nasir Shafi

My name is Nasir Shafi; my mother calls me Moomin; I am 11 years old. One evening, I was leaving our local masjid towards...

Rise Of Mental Health Problems In The Valley

It was a sunny Sunday afternoon and Xuhaib was on an assignment to cover clashes in the downtown area of Srinagar. Xuhaib,30, had been...

The Kashmiri Pandit In My Neighbourhood

On January 19,1990 Jagmohan Malhotra was appointed as the 5th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir to contain the armed uprising which Kashmiris had launched...

The Story of A Mother In A Conflict Zone, Kashmir

It was the time around mid 90’s. A woman dropped her children at the school. One was in pre-nursery and the elder one in...

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