Category Archives: Kashmir

The Stolen Bunker

Mehboob Jeelani Despite heavy deployment of troops around Gojwara area in old city, some unidentified persons managed to run away with an iron bunker of paramilitary CRPF.On January 17, when the Muharram procession was passing by the area, the agitators … Continue reading

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Ch’yot Kyom

During eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, an intestinal parasite called Chhyot Kyom was endemic in Kashmir. Its modus operandi is similar to common intestinal parasites: it makes its way into the human entrails via contaminated water. Of all endoparasites—protozoans, flukes and … Continue reading

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Transcript| Mirwaiz Umar address to UN

 UN Human Rights 18th Session 2011  Geneva I would like to thank the host Committee of this program and especially Susan Mazur for organizing this important discussion on Kashmir. I stand before this August assembly because my people and I still … Continue reading

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A stonepelters love story

In the heart of Srinagar, in the winding streets of its downtown, the protesting stone-pelters—mostly school and college students—had organized themselves into small, compact units. When not busy clashing with the police and the paramilitary forces, they engaged in endless … Continue reading

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