The uprising in Kashmir is nearing two months now, with over 70 civilian protesters killed by forces and more than 8000 injured in the firing to quell the protests. People in the valley, particularly in south Kashmir, have been holding pro-freedom rallies and the youth participating in these rallies show no signs of tiring. The writing is clear on the wall; People want political resolution of the six-decade.
“My head hangs in shame when I learn how the army crushes the ribs of a frail old lady with their soles. I am choked as I read that the police stripped a 12-year old girl and laughed as she trembled with fear. And most importantly, I shudder to think of the vengeance brewing in her brother’s mind and how dangerous his nightmares will eventually make him.” I.
Srinagar (PTK): A new wave of militancy, mostly comprising of educated young men, is sweeping through the trouble-torn Kashmir valley. This new breed of Kashmiri militants is more radicalized and more firm in its convictions than its predecessors. Lately, there has been an unprecedented rise in the number of militants operating in the Kashmir valley with South.
Kashmir is again on boil. More than 60 unarmed civilians were killed in firing by forces on protesters, nearly 7000 injured, hundreds of them critically in eyes, after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8. And Kashmir was furious, and in the global media. The paradise again looked ‘Field of Blood’. Chorus for resolution of the decades-long Kashmir dispute again dominated.
Srinagar | (PTK): A headband with “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) and a fluttering green flag has become the trademark picture of the recent azaadi (freedom) rallies of Kashmir. The protests, ding-dong battle of stone pelting, are not about the argument of power, but about the power of argument it- self. The argument is about holding a plebiscite in this landlocked Himalayan.