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Sopore Attack Comes Under Fire: Civilians’ Kin Rebut Police Claims

By JEHANGIR ALI Photographs: Faizan Mir Riyaz Ahmad was standing outside his kirana shop in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Saturday, 12 June, when a group...

“Important to make an Israel”: Kashmiri Pandit leaders want military approach

By Rayan Naqash A day after Kashmiri Pandit councillor, Rakesh Pandit, was killed by militants in south Kashmir’s Tral, Kashmiri Pandit leaders and activists based...

Genuine Encounter or Custodial Killing: What Really Happened to Md Amin...

By Umar Mukhtar Srinagar: On the night of June 2, Zahoor Ahmad, a 30-year-old resident of Machama hamlet in south Kashmir’s Tral in Pulwama district, received...

Pro-India Kashmiri politician tortured in custody, say UN experts

By Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – United Nations experts have expressed concern over “repressive measures and broader pattern of systematic infringements of fundamental rights” in Indian-administered...

‘Why Are We Poor?’ J&K Youth Ends Life As Govt Stops...

By JEHANGIR ALI On 26 May, Shoaib, a postgraduate student of psychology, texted his childhood friend, Mohammad Abbas, to tell anyone looking for him that he...

UN Rights Group Seeks Information From Centre About Alleged Rights Violations...

A group of United Nations special rapporteurs, appointed to oversee the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, has asked the Centre...

In Kashmir, Police Treat Pandemic As A Law-And-Order Problem

Srinagar: Every morning before beginning his 6-km journey from home to the Lal Ded hospital, Nasir Rashid, MBBS, made sure he carried identification. It was...

“Stripped naked, hung upside down”: UN Rapporteurs on Waheed Para’s detention

Peoples Democratic Party leader, Waheed Para who is under detention was subjected to abusive interrogations after his arrest, which lasted from 10 to 12...

Kashmir’s ill-equipped health system and government’s push for tourism led to...

By Adil Rashid In the first week of May, Qazi Idrees, a 29-year-old government employee, was making desperate calls to get a ventilator supported ICU...

Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan kept in jail for more than 1,000...

By Bilal Kuchay Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – This month, Aasif Sultan, a journalist from Indian-administered Kashmir, completed 1,000 days in prison since his arrest in August 2018...

For Defying Army Patrol, Kashmir Woman In Jail 44 Days On...

By QURATULAIN REHBAR Srinagar: It has been 44 days since cancer patient Jawahira Bano, 50, and her husband Ghulam Nabi Rah, who suffers mental-health issues,...

India’s Intifada: Why Modi Is Arresting pro-Palestinian Protesters in Kashmir

By Samaan Lateef On a sleepy Friday afternoon last week, the silence in the Mahjoor Nagar locality of Kashmir was disturbed by panicked shouting, as a...

Police Arrest Kashmiris for Palestine Mural, Peaceful Protests and Speeches

By Jehangir Ali Srinagar: The security agencies in the Valley are keenly watching the buzz on social media platforms amid fears that the Israeli bombing of...