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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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Mubeena Gani: The Bride

Muhripora (Islamabad), May 17 2008: When a Barat (marriage party) was returning from the house of Muhammad Akbar Ganai, here at 12 in the night on May 18, 1990, no one would have imagined it would be the last Barat … Continue reading

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Mubeena Gani Tragedy

Just before midnight on 18 May 1990 a bus carrying 27 members of a family wedding party approached a roadblock manned by soldiers of the Border Security Forces (BSF) near Badasgam village in Kashmir, India. As the bus rolled to … Continue reading

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