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Ex-SOG officer threatens Kashmiri newspaper editor to teach a lesson

Srinagar, November 09:  In Srinagar, former officer of the counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG), Syed Ashiq Hussain Bukhari, has threatened an editor of a Kashmir Valley-based newspaper to teach him a lesson for “painting a bad picture” of him in a news report.
Bukhari, who retired in February this year as Srinagar’s Senior Superintendent of Police and retained his official phone number, rang up Kashmir Reader Editor Showkat A. Motta in the morning, the other day, to convey the threat.

GOI sends back international human rights activist

Srinagar, August 18, 2014: The Secretary General of Asian Federation Against involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), Mary Aileen Diez Bacalso was barred from entering India on the night of August 17 at the India’s Mumbai International Airport.

'Greatest violence is to silence people', my voice is being silenced: Prof Mridu Ray

Srinagar, July 9, 2014 : In Srinagar, the authorities banned a lecture by a internationally acclaimed author, researcher and scholar, a US-based academician Prof Mridu Ray, which she was supposed to deliver in Grand Mumtaz hotel on Moulana Azad Road in Srinagar.

Minor Girl ‘gang-raped’, in Kashmir’s Kishtwar, by VDC’s

Srinagar, June 10, 2014: KISHTWAR: The family members of a 12-year-old victim  ( a 5th standard student )have said that they were stopped at gunpoint by members of the Village Defence Committee (VDC) from filing a police complaint after a 15 year girl was abducted and raped by VDCs.  
A teenage girl was allegedly gang-raped by identified as Suhdharshan Kumar, son of Karam Chand, and Nitin Kumar, son of Saroop Chand. Both of them belong to Joshan Drabshalla village, the  members of the notorious Village Defence Committee (VDC), a local media men reported. 

'Kashmiri civilian Afsar Khan narrates his woeful tale of torture

 Srinagar, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 : Muhammad Afsar Khan son of Muhammad Muzaffar resident and his wife Zahida of Binner Sherwaniabad in Baramullah district narrated a woeful tale about Indian army captain’s  repression who is posted at F-Company Venkara Binner Baramullah. While displaying his bruised body, Muhammad Afsar Khan, the father of seven daughters told CNS that from past one year Indian armys 46 Rashtriya Rifles F-Company Captain Balihan aka Major Saleem aka Gabar Singh is after him and compelling him to act as his informer.

Indian army’s leftover shell kills minor girl in Tosmaidan

Srinagar, 19 May : A seven-year-old girl Simran Reyaz was killed and two other including her brother  Fayaz Ahmed Parrey, 5- year lost his legs  after the Indian Army's leftover shell went off at Drang area of Tosa Maidan in Badgam.
The Indian Army's leftover shell went off at Drang area of Tosamaidan in Budgam district killed 7-year-old girl Simran and injured two others when they were playing outside her school during lunchtime. Fayaz has lost both of his legs and has been rushed to a hospital in Srinagar

Zahid Farooq father harassed, forced to withdraw case against Indian forces

Srinagar, 24 MAY 2014: Farooq Ahmad Shiekh, father of a victim Zahid Farooq has said that he was being pressurised by the senior officials to withdraw the court case wherein he is seeking punishment against the persons involved in his son’s killing.

Curfew-like restrictions imposed in Srinagar, regime thwarts Eidgah march

Srinagar, May 21, 2014:The authorities had imposed curfew and strict restrictions in different parts of Srinagar city while all roads leading to the Martyrs Graveyard were sealed to prevent people from converging at the Eidgah. 

Student killed in Sopore violence

Srinagar, May, 18  2014: Unidentified gunmen in an inhuman act had tied a 24-year old college student Abid Dar son Ghulam Nabi Dar to a tree trunk before shooting him in his head from a point blank range during the intervening night at Tarzoo in Sopore. Police said he was final year student of Govt Degree College Sopore identified as Abid Nabi Dar son of Ghulam Nabi.

Police harassment on Journalists in Kashmir

Srinagar: Friday, May 2nd, 2014: Several Kashmir journalists said that  police harassed and barred them from doing their professional duty during a protest in  Srinagar on Friday.
The journalists said that policemen hurled abused them and they were chased. “We went to Hyderpora in the afternoon. There were protests. But police stopped us from covering them. They abused us and also chased us,” Tauseef Mustafa, who works as a photographer with AFP said. He said police forced us to leave the spot.

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