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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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Kashmir: Indian War Crimes against Women

On May 15, 1994 at about 9:00 pm, corporal Harbhajan Singh and rifleman Gurtej Singh of 1 Rashtriya Rifles, Qazigund entered the house of a woman, took her husband to Qazigund Hospital and directed him to call a staff nurse. … Continue reading

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Shopian Cover Up.

Excerpts from a report by The Independent Women’s Initiative for Justice In the afternoon of 29 May, 2009, two young women left home for their orchard. Neelofar and Asiya were sisters-in-law. Neelofar had married Asiya’s brother Shakeel, and had an … Continue reading

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Yasmeena was raped thrice in a Single night by these bastards"

The heir of the Kashmir Conflict. Shahid Nabi writes his ordeal of living in the horrendous years in his hometown Sopore, which even today is the bastion of freedom activities in Kashmir. The night was not peaceful but it was … Continue reading

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