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A still from the documentary ‘Kashmir’s Torture Trail’ A human rights defender group, Voice of Victims’, based in the Kashmir region on Thursday claimed that 471 torture centers are still functioning in Kashmir. In a statement issued here, the group claimed that every fifth Kashmiri is victim of torture and after every five kilometers there is one torture centre. “471 torture centres of Indian armed troops are still functioning in Kashmir.” The group said that India had been using torture as a weapon of war to terrorize people and to curb the political movement of right to self-determination. “There are about

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Ghulam Nabi Najar working at his home.   He walks out slowly from a single storey house, made of mud and C-grade bricks, wearing a ragged woollen cloak and a dark blue trouser. Ghulam Nabi Najar, twenty-eight, swings his head and goes into his brother’s shop some ten feet away from his house and takes a seat there. Few minutes later he stands up, steps outside, and moves back to his house while looking at the stream that passes nearby. The snow is covering half of the rocks in the stream. Dragger Khansahab, the upper region of Budgam district, is