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Danish Farooq, handcuffed, taken to court on December 1, 2012. By Shahid Tantray, Photojournalist | Srinagar, Kashmir A local court in Srinagar, Kashmir, today, extended the remand of Danish Farooq Wani, a minor of 16-years-old, after he was re-arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir police of Kralkhud Police Station, on November 26, allegedly for being a stone thrower. Danish was taken handcuffed to the court and was presented before the second Munsif, by the police, where his police remand was extended December 9, 2012. The hearing for his bail will be heard on December 3. He was earlier arrested on

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By Shahid Tantray Sixteen year old, Danish, was arrested on November 19, 2012, by the Jammu and Kashmir police on charges of stone throwing.  A district court had issued remand term for two days. On November 26, he was produced in the court and got bail from district sessions court. Immediately after his release, the police arrested him again in another case filed at Kral Khud police station and was taken away. While crying, minor Danish alleged that he was beaten up by the cops and was forced to accept the charges leveled on him. He also complained of being

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This is the statement issued today by the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society. INJUSTICE CONTINUES On 12 September 2012, a little less than five months after the son of one of the victims of the infamous Bhaderwah triple murder case filed a complaint before the State Human Rights Commission [SHRC], the SHRC dismissed the case implicating Kuldeep Khoda, ex-Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir [retired from service on 31 May 2012]. No notice was given to the complainant or his advocate to appear for the hearing. On 13 August 2012, the advocate for the complainant had sought an

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University of Kashmir By Gowhar Geelani Perhaps it is the state’s worst-kept secret that politics of any kind is not allowed inside the University of Kashmir. Since past two decades the so-called mainstream politicians, perhaps deeply disturbed by the popularity of leaders belonging to the pro-resistance camp, have been pitching for “de-linking politics from academics”. In this very context, everything was done from ‘stick to carrot policy’ to ensure that the University remained apolitical during the turmoil years. The continued ban on the Student Union is a case in point. On the other hand, a handful of professors, lecturers and

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People carrying the body of Hilal Ahmed Dar during protests in Bandipora. Photos and Text by Aabid Nabi Bandipora: A 21-year-old youth, Hilal Ahmed Dar, was killed in Army firing in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday night. He was killed in Halmathpora village in the Aloosa area of the district, 55 kms from Srinagar. The killing has triggered massive protests across the area and several people have been injured in the clashes. “We came to know in the morning that a civilian was killed by the troops,” locals said. As the word about the killing of the youth spread,

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This is the statement of Democratic Students Union on the report of the three member team of interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir. The Group of Interlocutors comprising Radha Kumar, M.M. Ansari and D. Padgaonkar (Chairman) had been hastily commissioned by the Indian state in the face of the historic outburst of popular anger that erupted in the valley in the summer of 2010 as the streets of Kashmir reverberated with the slogans of “Go India Go Back!” The ruling classes in India saw it as the time to stage yet another drama in the name of “Roadmap to peace”, “Confidence

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A graveyard with unmarked graves in Bimbyar, Uri where the gravedigger Atta Mohhamad says that he buried 236 unidentified bodies. By Fahad Shah For the first time, since the unmarked graves in Jammu and Kashmir were exposed, the state police admitted the existence of 2683 First Investigation Reports (FIRs) pertaining to the death of those unidentified persons who are buried in the unmarked graves. The J-K police have admitted it in their reply to a RTI (J&K Right to Information act, 2009) submitted by the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir and Association of Parents

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This press release has been issued by the PARVEENA AHANGAR-led ASSOCIATION OF PARENTS FOR DISAPPEARED PERSONS Srinagar, December 10, 2011:  On this ‘International Human Rights Day’, December 10, 2011, the APDP (Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons), Srinagar, wishes to state that there is something obscene and perverse in the manner the CNN-IBN has nominated our organization for the ‘Indian of the Year 2011’ award. Sometimes, human rights can be violated by merely mocking those who struggle for human rights. The channel and its associates are promoting this ‘award’ in all their publicity material as a recognition for “architects and

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This is a press release from the ASSOCIATION OF PARENTS OF DISAPPEARED PERSONS The Bund Amira Kadal, Srinagar – 190001, Jammu and Kashmir 28th October 2011 APDP feels that the recent announcement by the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on the partial revocation of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir would be insignificant for improving the human rights situation and also for providing justice to those affected by the mindless violence by armed forces. In Jammu and Kashmir, the 8000 people who were subjected to enforced disappearance have not disappeared because of the imposition of

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Fiat, an Italian Automobile Manufacturer’s website was hacked by Pakistan Hackers on October 23 2011. They had added a news article in the website which showed their logo and had included a PDF file stating the cause of hacking the website.   The hackers were quoted saying, Your website is not hacked for fun but for cause. We support freedom of Kashmir. Kashmir does not want militarized governance – STOP killing children, raping women and imprisoning Kashmiris! They just want freedom. Freedom is a right of everyone. Everyday 100s of innocent people are abused, raped and even killed in Kashmir

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