Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Protests mark Eid-al-fitr in Kashmir - August 20, 2012

Srinagar, India – August 20: Violent protests broke out after thousand of People offered Eid prayers in Srinagar’s Eid gah’s area in Srinagar, India, on Monday, August 20, 2012. One police vehicle was set ablaze by protesters.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

International human rights day marked in Kashmir

Protests, seminars and conferences marked the international human rights day observed across the globe on December 10. In Kashmir the day was started with the silent protest by APDP. here. Chairperson APDP, Parveena Ahangar reiterated her demand of setting up an independent commission to look into the issue of enforced disappearances. “We don’t want money or jobs, we want to know the whereabouts of our dear ones,” Ahangar said in her speech.
Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yasin Malik attend a protest with his supporters to mark International Human Rights Day in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. More than 68,000 people, mostly civilians, have been killed since the outbreak of the insurgency in the region in 1989. Pakistan, Kashmiri separatist leaders and human rights groups have been demanding a reduction in India's military presence in Kashmir. Last year, the Brussels-based International Crisis Group think tank said replacing the military-led counterinsurgency with accountable policing and reviving an economy devastated by the conflict would help ease tensions

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

PDP demands probe into mysterious custodial death

People's Democratic Party (PDP) activists marched on the streets of Kashmir seeking a fair probe into the custodial death of ruling National Conference activist, Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf. India. 5th October 2011

Kashmir's main opposition party People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti with other party supporters participate in a protest march in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. The PDP held a protest march demanding a high level probe into the custodial death of a governing party worker after the disputed region's top elected official handed him over to investigators for probing charges that he took money from people promising to get them nominated as lawmakers.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Head Constable Policeman shot dead in Kashmir

Suspected militants shot at a policeman from close range, killing him on the spot at Batamaloo in Srinagar, Kashmir. 28th September 2011