kashmir unrest

Wounded Kashmiris Blocked from Medical Help During Clashes: Rights Group

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Dec 6 – Indian security forces in Kashmir blocked medical care for injured protesters by firing on ambulances, holding up emergency vehicles and preying on hospital patients during clashes in the restive region this year, a health rights group said on Tuesday. At least 80 civilians were killed and more

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Four Killed in Latest Shelling Across Disputed Kashmir Border

By Abu Arqam Naqash and Fayaz Bukhari MUZAFFARABAD/SRINIGAR, Pakistan, Nov 9 – Four people were killed on Tuesday in exchanges of fire between India and Pakistan in disputed Kashmir, officials said, the latest violence amid tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours. Three civilians were killed and three wounded by Indian shelling in the Battal sector of

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Mapping Kashmir’s Cycle of Discontent

By Asma Khan Lone Kashmir has erupted once again, engulfed by yet another cycle of conflict and violence—its Sisyphean bane. The trigger this time is the killing of rebel commander, Burhan Wani, the tech-savvy poster boy of the militant organization Hizb Ul Mujahideen. His killing led to an outpour of emotions and anger on the

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Kashmir: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

A new wave of unrest in Kashmir threatens a fragile peace BY Shahnawaz Khan Indian-controlled Kashmir is on the boil, again. This time, the spike in violence occurred after the killing of militant commander, Burhan Wani by Indian police and security forces in the Kokernag area of southern Kashmir on July 8. Twenty-one-year-old Wani was more

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