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Kashmir’s First Blood

32 bullets, he took ’em all, to shield others from unrelenting guns By Baba Umar It was the morning of January 21, 1990. The sun came up without much sparkle but it shone on young Rauf’s face for the last … Continue reading

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Gaw Kadal Massacre : …I lay motionless..

>By Sana Altaf Again this year, Moisza did not celebrate her birthday. That day, January 22, once again brought back the memories of her maternal uncle, Rauf Ahmad, who laid down his life to save hundreds of people. It was … Continue reading

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Imagining Srinagar – Sarajevo

By Abir Bashir Bazaaz The city is Curfewed for 17 days. There is no relaxation in the Curfew for 17 days in Downtown Srinagar, the nerve centre of the Kashmiri revolt. The Army is out in Kashmir, the schools, the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget : Gaw Kadal Massacre

On January 20, 1990 Jagmohan’s first address as governor stunned everybody. It was provocative. H e said:” I have come as a nurse. I will not take any salary. I will just take rupees 1000 to meet my personal expenses. … Continue reading

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