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  Ifrah Butt Human Rights Activist Tell us how did you decide to become an activist, working for the people? After I completed my under-grad in social work studies, I joined JKCCS [Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society] as an intern. I, along with other female activist, was working on a report about sexual violence against the women. While working on this report we came to know about an incident of mass rape and torture in twin villages of Kunan-Poshpora in Kupwara district of North Indian Occupied Kashmir. A support group was formed for justice to Kunan Poshpora survivors and then we filed a PIL [Public

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By News Desk | Srinagar, Kashmir A local court in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday asked the police for further investigation into the allegations of mass rape of women in North Kashmir’s Kunan Poshpora village. In the 23 year old case of the mass rape on 23-24 February 1991, a local court of the Judicial Magistrate Kupwara J. A. Geelani, while dismissing the conclusions made by the police in the recently filed closure report returned the case file to the police, asking for further investigation to unravel the identity of those who happen to be perpetrators. The court also

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  By News Desk | Srinagar, Kashmir Reserving its decision over admission of Public Litigation (PIL) pertaining to Kunun Poshpora ‘mass rape’ case, a Division Bench (DB) of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday directed the Advocate General to submit report on behalf of the government that what steps have been taken by it to implement the directions issued by the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC). The DB comprising chief Justice M M Kumar and justice Ali Mohammad Magrey heard a PIL seeking re-investigation into the infamous Kunan Poshpora ‘mass rape’ of at least 40 women allegedly by troops