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9 Incidents Where Indian Courts Set Free The Guilty

A couple of days ago, a military court suspended life sentence punishments against six of army personnel accused of cold blooded muder of 3 youth in Macchil. The fake encounter was proved by their own investigations. Here we analyse more of such instances when justice...

India Pakistan Matches Haunt This Mother Who Lost Her Son

India-Pakistan matches create a unique atmosphere in Kashmir. You'll notice people huddled together outsides shops, watching every single ball with utter keenness, come what may. The high-voltage Indo-Pak clash in Champions Trophy has raised the cricket fever, like the rest of sub-continent, to a...

A Nakba Close To Home

It was 2014, I was travelling on a train to Pakistan. For somebody who grew up in Srinagar, stories of Pakistan were always fascinating to hear. From my grandfather who was an activist of the Pro Pakistan Muslim Conference, leaving Kashmir in 1950 to...

A Jar Full Of Home

A post shared by Kayehaan (@kayehaan) on Jul 5, 2017 at 12:45am PDT The weather in this part of the world was brutal, just like most other places which weren’t Kashmir. And if you were from the mountains and had been living...

Everyday Resistance in Kashmir

Yesterday, I wrote an obituary for my grandfather Gulam Ahmed Lone mostly reminiscing a side of him that resonated in the current Indian narrative of denigrating Kashmiri society as entirely regressive especially in the context of women's progress. This was to say that...

Burhan Wani – A resistive remembrance | Sofi Umer

12 minute read Quoting Derek O'brein "Burhan Wani has proved more dangerous in his grave than in his living room", an according statement defining the prevalence of Wani among the emotional mush of Kashmiris, peculiarly youth. After the endemic police claimed to trace Wani's phone calls...

Rakshak Aayi – Summer Diaries From 2016

She is cursed at the very first sight. Profanities welcome her. She is battered with stones and bruised with every possible thing that comes in sight; shoe, wrinkled log of wood, bottle - whatever in sight. She deserves that. She is a terror. She...

27 Years Of Gaw Kadal Massacre – Lest We Forget

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It’s been nearly three decades of the gateway to our road of the massacres. It was this day, twenty seven years ago, when the youngsters couldn’t stand anymore at the crossroads. When people couldn’t bear the humiliation anymore and they came out with no...

2014 Floods In Pictures: Memories From The Deluge

"Three years later, the floods that effaced many memories, have become a bitter sweet memory." The devastating floods of 2014 left the whole of Kashmir shattered. Here are a few notable pictures from the deluge accompanied by excerpts from a blog written by Sauliha Yaseen. "My...

Kashmir On Fidel Castro’s Death – We Remember

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Fidel Castro, the iconic Cuban revolutionary, died on November 26, 2016. His death was mourned widely all over the globe. We as Kashmiris remembered him for not only his inspiring leadership of the revolution he was an architect of, but also the humanitarian and...

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Photo Essay: The Floating Vegetable Market In Dal Lake

One fine cold winter morning, waking up at 6 AM the morning, I planned to visit the famous Floating Vegetable market in Dal Lake...

We Support Kashmiris: Deputy Speaker Turkish Parliament

In a meeting with Shah Ghulam Qadir, the speaker of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Assembly, Ahmet Aydin said that Turkey is closely...

Snow, Resistance

It's snowing in my land Where blood still runs Through the lanes And wounds are still Afresh Will somebody up there In the clouds...

India’s Onslaught on Journalists in Kashmir Continues

Paul Comiti, the award-winning French journalist has been detained by Indian administration in Kashmir. He has been held for alleged violations of his visa...
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