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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Afzal – A Lament Of An Obvious Betrayal Of Juctice

This is to commemorate the fourth death anniversary of, Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru, on the 9th of February 2013, Afzal from Daubgow sopore was...

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,...

Kashmir’s Asaram that nobody wants to talk about

This story is written in first person by a victim himself. Year 2002, I was 14, when my uncle came across Aijaz Sheikh, also known...

I Was Four Month’s Pregnant When They Killed Him

Colourful Colourless Mornings What is the colour of mornings? All hues in a passing. Red like his blood-drenched clothes. Pale like his lifeless face. Black like...

Talking Point: Meet The Man Behind The Viral Video

Stanislas Giroux made a visually appealing video on Kashmir that went viral on the social media. The 3-minute video showed various aspects of Kashmir...

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...

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...

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...

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...

India has killed 94,290 Kashmiris since January 1989

In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 94,290 innocent Kashmiris, including 7,038 in custody since January 1989 till...

Bringing Back The Lost Paradise, Kashmir

Prague, Czech Republic“Tu mera noor he Tu mera he fakhar Zakhmi he thoda, thoda ziddi Kashmir, yeh lahu luhaan pal tu thode or seh le, Majboor hun kayar...

“I Want To Celebrate Our Own Independence Day”

August 14, 2017 I woke up to the alarm on my sister’s phone, she had to go to school. “It’s off today”, I said to...

You talk about Rape? Let me remind you about a nation called Kashmir

You talk about Rape? Let me remind you about a nation called Kashmir. Women of whole village was raped in front of their men....

One of Kashmir’s worst torture victims forced to beg for survival

Arrested at 17, Indian forces stripped Khatana’s skin off, chopped off his legs, electric shocks to his eyes, broke each of his fingers “I am alive, but dead....

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...

Agha Shahid Ali – The Poet Forgotten

I flipped through their visions Left my number in their sleep But no one called back I called all night, Called for years, Called till their lids began to...

“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...

Rooms, memories, and lost sons

Faisal khanOver three hundred young boys have been killed in Kashmir over the past seven years after a new wave of pro-freedom mass protests...

Lethal Toll of Non-lethal Weapons

Riyaz Wani On April 21, 23-year-old Hilal Ahmad Ganai, of Barpora, Pulwama, was hit by pellets in his chest, head and face after police fired...

India Pakistan Matches Haunt This Mother Who Lost Her Son

India-Pakistan matches create a unique atmosphere in Kashmir. You’ll notice people huddled together outsides shops, watching every single ball with utter keenness, come what...

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