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This is a joint statement of various civil society members of Kashmir regarding the near complete black out by the Indian media and some sections of Kashmir media, regarding the recent report alleged Perpetrators – Stories of impunity in Jammu and Kashmir. On 6 December 2012, the International Peoples’ Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir [IPTK] and the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons [APDP] released its report titled alleged Perpetrators: Stories of Impunity in Jammu and Kashmir that examines 214 cases of human rights violations and for the first time, the role of 500 alleged perpetrators in these crimes. The release of this

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In Kashmir or other conflicts of world like Palestine, rulers have been brutal on the freedom of expression. Bans, arrests, threat continue in such a situation where people are resisting against the rule and want to register their protest. This leads to the formation of other mediums of expression, which are called “illegal or destructive”, but they find it the only way to express. One such medium is hacking groups. They hack a website and put out a message which they want world to know. A group calling itself Z Company Hacking Crew (ZHC) is an international group of hacktivists

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New Delhi, Feb 16: Despite threats and attempt by right wing organizations, Delhi University today screened the much talked about documentary ‘Jashn-e-Azadi’ by film-maker Sanjay Kak. “The film was peacefully screened in the department of sociology, followed by a discussion with the Director. Those who were opposed to the film were allowed to protest”, said Nandini Sundar, Head of Department Sociology. Two groups, one by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and another of Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena, held demonstrations and tried to enter the venue, but, were stopped by students from All India Students Association (AISA) and the department. Protesting

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Kashmiri Women offering prayers. Kashmiri woman has long been portrayed as a mute spectator of all that has happened and is happening. Considered to be bystanders in the politics of Kashmir, these women have hardly been heard. Their views and choices have long been neglected by those who claim to cover Kashmir. The only time Kashmiri woman get chance to speak is when her family is a victim of some tragedy. Victims of a long conflict, this is how most of the media outlets depict Kashmiri woman. The politics and visions of a Kashmiri woman hardly get space. But Kashmir,

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