Articles

Article: What Bilkis Bano survived that day in Gujarat, 2002

Harsh Mander Excerpted with permission from Between Memory and Forgetting: Massacre and the Modi Years in Gujarat by Harsh Mander (Yoda Press). What transpired in 2002 is today mired in strenuous denial and clouds of bitter controversy. Much has either been sought to be deliberately erased from public memory, or …

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Lest we forget: Khurram Parvez

(Overall the article consists of two parts. This is part one.) Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai Islamabad, August 17 (KMS): We are too familiar with hacking of Kashmiri websites, now we are experiencing the same with one of the most familiar and the most visited websites of ‘Jammu Kashmir Coalition of …

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Feature: Eyewitness accounts of anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat on Ram Navami

Neha Dabhade & Hozefa Ujjaini Against the backdrop of anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat’s Himmatnagar and Khambhat in April this year, a fact-finding team consisting of Neha Dabhade, Deputy Director at Centre for Study of Society and Secularism and Hozefa Ujjaini, social activist and Director of Buniyaad visited Khambhat and Himmatnagar …

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Sheikh Abdul Aziz’s martyrdom inspired young Kashmiris for freedom from India

By Mohammad Umar Bhat In May 2008, Indian backed government of Jammu and Kashmir transferred 99 acres of forest land to Amaranth Shrine Board in the occupied Kashmir valley to set up shelters for Hindus. People of Jammu and Kashmir demonstrated against the land transfer and demanded revocation of the …

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Article: Amid dwindling readership of Kashmiri literature, Ganderbal youth publishes a Kashmiri novel

Bhat Yasir/ Syed Muskan Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): A Kashmiri youth from Ganderbal’s Dodurhama, who’s also pursuing a master’s degree in Kashmiri literature, recently rose to the limelight after his novel ‘Khaban Khayalan Manz’ got published last month. We talked to him about the dwindling readership of Kashmiri literature. The …

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Prioritising Kashmir

Editorial: Bol News This August 5 marked the completion of the third year since the extremist Hindu government of India revoked the nominal autonomous status of Occupied Jammu & Kashmir, illegally making this Muslim-majority region part of the Indian union territory. This was done by New Delhi in violation of …

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Article: Time for using universal jurisdiction law fare against India’s war crimes in Kashmir

Hassan Aslam India has been rampantly abusing and violating the international law in IIOJK. Pakistan, through universal jurisdiction – a part of customary international law – can counter India’s war crimes in Kashmir using its legal prowess. Ask a common man and he will tell you this: international law lacks …

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