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Indian Army thrashe, beat up brothers during search operation in north Kashmir Handwara

Srinagar, November 16, 2015: In another human rights violation, two brothers Shah Faisal and Imtiyaz Ahmad  were injured after the Indian army personnel thrashed them during a search and cordon operation in Rajpora Zachildara  in Handwara town.
Indian troops of 21 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) along with Special Operation Group (SOG) personnel cordoned off the Rajpora Zachildara area  on Monday morning and then searched it. After the search was over, the indian troops reportedly held one 21- year old Shah Faisal,  who was returning home.

Indian army’s leftover shell kills minor ,handicapped kid in Tosmaidan Budgam Kashmir

Srinagar, 19 May , 2014:A 7-year-old girl Simran Akhtar, was killed and two others including Fayaz Ahmed Parrey, 5 year,  were injured after the Indian Army’s leftover shell went off at Drang area of Tosa Maidan in Badgam, today.  Firing of the  Indian army has left at least seventy civilians dead and disabled hundreds.

CRPF use journalists as 'human shield' during Kashmir clashes

Monday, 17 March 2014 . Srinagar: The journalists covering protests in north Kashmir's Hajan town Monday has siad that Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)misbehaved with them and using them as human-shields during the protests and clashes.
 One of the journalists, said: "There were intense clashes in the town and we went there to cover it. Once we reached near Hajan Bridge, the personnel of CRPF 45 battalion stopped us from performing our professional duty and misbehaved them." 

Kashmiri teenager , 12th class student’s killing

 Sringar, March 15, 2014: A teenage  18-year-old Farhat Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Rasool Dar, of Shah Gund, Hajin was shot in the chest by the forces near the Higher Secondary School, Naidkhai when the area was witnessing protests over the  highhandedness of the Indian paramilitary forces. A Class 12 student, Farhat succumbed to his injuries on way to the Public Health Centre (PHC) Pattan.

Kashmiri teenager , 12th class student’s killing

 Sringar, March 15, 2014: A teenage  18-year-old Farhat Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Rasool Dar, of Shah Gund, Hajin was shot in the chest by the forces near the Higher Secondary School, Naidkhai when the area was witnessing protests over the  highhandedness of the Indian paramilitary forces. A Class 12 student, Farhat succumbed to his injuries on way to the Public Health Centre (PHC) Pattan.

1991: Mass Rape in Kunan-Poshpora , Victims recount horror, demand justice, In Kunanposhpora mass rape case against Indian Army’s 4 Rajputana Rifles

Feb 23, 2014: It was on the intervening night of 23/24 February 1991 at Kunan-Poshpora  village in  Kupwara, when Indian army’s 4-Rajput Rifles and 68-Moutain Brigade gang raped dozens of women of Kunan Poshpora and the men from the area were subject to mass torture and this process was still not stoped in Jammu and Kashmir.

HRC Kashmir orders inquiry into 1990 Gawkadal massacre

Srinagar, December 26: In Srinagar, the Human Rights Commission of Kashmir has ordered the Superintendent of Police (SP) to hold inquiry into pending Gawkadal massacre and submit a report within two months. The inquiry has been ordered on a complaint filed by human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo on May 1, 2012. On 21st of January 1990 a peaceful demonstration protesting against Chota Bazar molestation, at Gow Kadal, Srinagar was fired by  Indian troops resulting into the death of 50 persons and several others injured.

Police arrested a young Kashmiri girl

Srinagar, December 22, 2012:  The policemen arrested a   young girl during house raid from her house in southern district Islamabad (Anantnag) on charges of participation of protesting against the atrocities of Indian paramilitary forces during mass agitation in 2010 in Kashmir.
Police claimed that the girl, Zahida Akhtar, a resident of Boateng village of Khanbal in Islamabad (Anantnag) district, has participated on stone pelting and anti-India protest during the 2010 street protests, which had Kashmir on a boil for around five months. 

27 civilians killed by Indian army in 1994, ‘Indian troops obstructed investigations’:Police

 Srinagar, Nov 20: The Jammu and Kashmir local Police have held Indian Army responsible for the killing of 27 civilians in Kupwara in 1994.

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