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Kashmir a Sign of UN Failure

by S Rahman: India’s continuing occupation of Kashmir is an anathema to global harmony and this very act of brutality on the part of Indian forces eclipses New Delhi’s claim that theirs is the biggest democracy in the world. Democracies are rather meant to bring emancipation, not suppression and oppression …

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AFSPA or no AFSPA, who cares? A view from Kashmir

SRINAGAR,15-02-2012–I remember the day in Srinagar, fifteen years ago, during the 1996 assembly elections in Kashmir. I was playing cricket with my brothers when there was a loud bang on the iron gate, followed by the entry of a man in uniform. He was a Border Security Force (BSF) man, …

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