Tag Archives: Killings

Kashmir: Rape with Impunity

Kunan Poshpora was not the first instance of rape of by the armed forces in Kashmir. In his memoir, Curfewed Night, Basharat Peer talks about a rape that had happened less than a year ago: “Women and girls formed a circle, … Continue reading

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Documentary: Kashmir Uncut by Tehelka

Media Repression   Killings 2010  

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"It is an Honest Mistake"

Killing of three youths in Vilgam, Kupwara, July 24, 2005 Bilal Ahmed Sheikh, Shabir Ahmed Shah, Wasim Ahmed Wani, and Manzoor Ahmed Shah were attending the wedding festivities of Manzoor Ahmed’s elder brother. Drummers had been brought in and the … Continue reading

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The Surankote Carnage

Before tears would overwhelm him, Muhammad Shabir Sheikh lit a cigarette. We were told that he always puffs a cigarette when he narrates the horrors of the August 3, 1998 night. On that night his father, mother, four sisters, two … Continue reading

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