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By Heena Kausar Bikramjeet Batra, Amnesty International’s India Campaigner- Asia Pacific Programme Recently, the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) released a report Inquiry Report of Unmarked Graves in North Kashmir wherein they have confirmed presence of 2156 unidentified graves at 38 sites in North Kashmir. On 16 September 2011, the SHRC directed that the bodies should be identified using all available means and techniques including DNA profiling, dental examination and other forensic pathology techniques. However nothing concrete has been delivered yet. On 26 September Amnesty International gave an open letter to all members of the legislative assembly

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Siddhartha Gigoo For a Kashmiri Pandit life changed when the armed rebellion started in Kashmir Valley in late 80s. The community migrated to Jammu – outside Kashmir Valley in a matter of few days. Some of them settled in different parts of India and some left India to live in other countries. Some lived in make-shift camps, now living in government allotted flats at Jagti, Nagrota. How they lived since their migration and what they went through is their story which started after 90s. One of them is Sidhartha Giggoo, who was a teenager at that time. He too like