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Dispatches: Kashmir’s Torture Trail

Filming in Kashmir meant keeping rushes safe, dodging stones – and persuading the locals that daily life was worth showing, says Catie White. Watch the Pre Trailer  Watch the Full Movie, available in select countries Credits Kashmir’s Torture Trail Production … Continue reading

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Adil Ramzan Sheikh was Dragged and Killed

In a summer that saw 100 people dead in an equal number of days, more than 2000 injured, inhumane restrictions on movement of people, and a gagged media, many stories went unreported. Like that of Adil Ramazan Sheikh, a teenager … Continue reading

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"..I was like a football. Then they started kicking me and beating me with lathis"

Ruhaan, a human rights activist, has been arrested three times since November 1995 and detained for periods of a few days during which he was badly tortured. He has never been charged or tried. On all three occasions he was … 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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