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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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,...

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...

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...

Tale Of A Kashmiri Girl From Srinagar Who Lost Her Parents, Escaped The Indian...

GENEVA, Switzerland—Meet Aneesa Nabi Khan, a bright 17-year-old studying at a school in the part of Kashmir liberated from India.  Her mild demeanor, big...

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...

“I could hear my sister’s cries from the other room”

On the night of December 30 1994, soldiers from the Rashtriya Rifles unit of the Indian army entered a house in Wurwun village, district Pulwama, seventeen kilometers...

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...

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...

Manufactured Eid Mubarak From Kashmir

This Bakra-Eid is unlike last year’s Eid. Just a few hours ago Mr Sheep and Mr Goat landed at our house, unwillingly, unwittingly, separated from...

2014 Floods In Pictures: Memories From The Deluge

“Three years later, the floods that effaced many memories, have become a bitter sweet memory.” The devastating floods of 2014 left the whole of Kashmir...

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...

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...

RAPES IN INDIAN OCCUPIED KASHMIR

A Kashmiri girl Fahmeeda from Nowpora, Sopore in district Baramulla reached late from Jammu on 28th of October 2004. At the Tourist Reception Centre...

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...

A Jar Full Of Home

A post shared by Kayehaan (@kayehaan) on Jul 5, 2017 at 12:45am PDT The weather in this part of the world was brutal, just...

Studying In A Tin Shed: The Story Of Our Own Failure Under The Shadow...

It was a rainy day in the month of April. I was on vacations, talking to my friends on the road side when I...

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...

“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...

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...

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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