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An injured rushed inside a hospital in Srinagar, Kashmir during 2010 mass protests. By Aadil Langoo Today the All Party Delegation of Indian politicians arrived in Srinagar, Indian-held-Kashmir, with both hope and despair. Hope that somehow they will revive the peace, resolve the unresolved, and heal the festered wounds. Despair, as they carry the same cold nationalist look they have been carrying over the years. The day passed uniquely- a day which comes once in years and unhinges and unveils many things. However, like rest of the days I woke up lazily, with drowsiness even after my breakfast. I offered

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By Fahad Shah “We want freedom“- the slogan, a demand of the people of Indian-held-Kashmir reverberated today in the centre of India’s capital Delhi, at Jantar Mantar, just walking distance away from the parliament of this country. Early in the evening, assembling in a large tent, erected on one side of the road, hundreds of Kashmiris reached here to protest the attack on Kashmiri pro-freedom leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani. The octogenarian leader was attacked by Hindu right wing groups- Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena (BSKS) on March 26 when he was addressing a conference

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By Muhammad Faysal Roushan Illahi, who sings under the nome de guerre MC KASH released a new song ‘Take It In Blood‘. It features the mesmerizing voice of Junaid Altaf. I closed my eyes, put my headphones on full volume. I remembered the moment that makes my heart bleed. It was the last Eid-ul-Fitr, I along with my brother went to Eid Gah. After the prayers finished. I walked towards the Martyrs Graveyard, where children,youth and old are buried. It has become a tradition for me to visit this National Monument whenever I am in Kashmir. After offering Fateha (prayers)