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Zahoor Ahmad Butt’s picture taken today in the custody, showing bruises on his forehead. Source: Family The youngest and only living brother of Kashmir’s political leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder, Maqbool Butt, has been beaten up while he was being transferred to Baramulla Sub Jail earlier today, family alleges. Zahoor Ahmad Butt has been in jail for more than two years now. Zahoor’s wife, who is in Srinagar with their children, confirmed that he has been beaten up by police. The District Magistrate of Kupwara has slapped Public Safety Act (PSA) (vide government order number: 01/DMK/PSA

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By News Desk | Srinagar Negating the tall claims of the Delhi Police Special Cell (DPSC), the family of Liyaqat Ali Shah of North Kashmir’s district Kupwara arrested by DPSC from Gorakhpur, Friday said that he was coming to Kashmir via Nepal to surrender before the Police. “My brother, Liyaqat was returning to Kashmir after 18 years and it is totally exaggeration on part of Delhi Police to claim that they have arrested a dreaded Hizb militant when my brother never participated in any militant activity in Kashmir. He was coming here to surrender before the police and we were

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By Ikram Ullah Kashmir needs no introduction to the people on watch for the Human Rights violations in the conflicts around the world. They must have heard, researched and reported on the killings, desaparecidos, unmarked graves, fake encounters, custodial killings, illegitimate arrests, rapes and the worst of crimes against humanity that turn people immune to the emotions or inculcate in them the ability to control their emotions when common people breakdown,  the same way most doctors turn immune to emotions for the  patients. But go the village called Kunan Poshpora, located in the Kupwara district of Northern part of Kashmir

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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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In 2002, their land was ‘forcibly’ occupied by the Army. Nine years after, the inhabitants of Fakirpora, a hamlet in Drugmulla-Kupwara, are still waiting for the Army to vacate 62 kanals of their land or pay the necessary compensation. “It was January 2002 when army told us that they want our land. When we refused, curfew was imposed and shoot at sight orders were announced. We were not allowed to move out for three days and after the cordon was lifted, we found our lands fenced and circled with barricades,” says Javid Ahmad, a villager. Picture: Muhabit-ul-Haq The land which

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  This large landscape welcomes you to Bungus Valley. Bungus is a bowl shaped valley, situated in the northern border district of Kashmir, Kupwara in Handwara area at 10,000 feet above sea level. A 300 Sq. Kms valley, Bungus can be a developed as a tourist place in Kashmir, but it lacks the concern of the administration. No road connectivity. Army restricted zone. Photos and text by Muhabit-ul-Haq.   The road to Radha. To reach Bungus you have to go to Radha through any vehicle which is 40 Kms from main town Handwara. After Radha there is no road to

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