Kashmir: Where guns empty mothers’ laps

Kashmir: Where guns empty mothers’ lapsKashmir Updates – Aamir Ali Bhat – May 12, 2019 The world’s most militarised zone Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK) continues to be one of the longest-running unresolved conflicts between two neighbouring countries, India and Pakistan. Both the nuclear states claim the region in full but only control parts. Since the armed…

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The media’s code of silence on Kashmir

The media’s code of silence on Kashmir Kashmir Updates – Aijaz Zaka Syed – May 03, 2019 The Indian media boasts an illustrious history. Born during the freedom struggle against the British colonial rule, it quickly mastered the rules of the game, working around the stiff curbs and acute sensitivities of the colonial masters. If…

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Women of change in restive Kashmir

Women of change in restive KashmirKashmir Updates – Nusrat Sidiq – April 24, 2019 Since the start of the armed struggle in Kashmir in 1989, the strife-torn valley has witnessed killings and destruction, but women are the ones who have suffered the most. The women of Kashmir are bruised with agonies inflicted on them by…

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No end to miseries of held Kashmir

No end to miseries of held Kashmir Kashmir Updates – Waqar Ahmed – April 21, 2019 The killings by Indian troops of Kashmiri youth continues. Most young men are killed in occupied Kashmir during cordon and search operations. The Indian police and military routinely claim that the youth they killed are militants and were killed…

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