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    No let-up in killing and harassment of civilians: Geelani

     Ahead of call given by 'United Resistance Leadership' for peaceful protests, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Ayaz Akbar, Mohamad Ashraf Laya & Omer Adil Dar were Monday arrested
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    A dead-end scenario

    Two months after the end of the post-Burhan upsurge, the situation in Kashmir is at a dead-end. The summer’s heavy security crackdown has brought about some moderation in the intensity of the protests but the situation continues to simmer.
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    Kashmir History Is Drenched In Blood: Dr Farooq

    National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday expressed anguish over the loss of lives in different encounters in Kashmir Valley. He said that constitutional and democratic rights of people are being trampled through force and suppressive p
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    'Centre's K-Policy A Total Failure'

    The CPI (M) on Wednesday questioned Union government’s alleged silence over killings of army personnel in Kashmir over the past three days."This reconfirms the total failure of Centre's policy in Kashmir.
  • Based on Election Commission data, the most recent Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections of 2014 generated an average turnout of 44 percent in the Kashmir Valley while the rest of the state had an average turnout of 73 percent.

    Crisis in Kashmir is because of disenfranchisement

    Despite the prevalent opinion that this recent Kashmir unrest sprung out of the blue, disenfranchisement is not new and should not be surprising. One way political legitimacy or “normalcy” is measured is through voter turnout in elections
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    Ajas shuts down to remember civilian killings

    To commemorate the 25th death anniversary of five innocent civilians killed in cold blood allegedly by Indian Border Security Force on 1st February 1992, a complete shutdown was observed in Ajas town
  • The politics of 2016 were written in blood, violence and blindings, and they were a politics of failure.

    Avoiding another season of disasters in Kashmir

    While death for a cause may sound intensely romantic and idealistic to young people, getting yourself killed, or wounded, is not a guarantee of change. If that is all it would have taken, then Syria would be a paradise by now with all of its dead and
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    76 Civilians Killed in Summer Unrest: Govt

    Over 200 people were killed in 2008, 2010 and 2016 public uprisings in Kashmir, the PDP led coalition government told J&K Legislative Assembly on Monday.
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    Asiya Andrabi Says Victims Should Accept Ex Gratia Relief From Govt

    Saying that the families of the people who were killed or those who lost vision to the pellets in 2016 uprising against the “Indian state oppression” in Jammu and Kashmir should take ex-gratia from “oppressors”,
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    US bombing killed 33 Afghan civilians, says Pentagon

    A US military report, released on Thursday, concluded that 33 Afghan civilians were killed in American air strikes in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz two months ago.

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