In the larger discourse of direct , structural and cultural violence, women in this occupied region are often neglected.
On 11 February 1984 a 45 year old Kashmiri man Maqbool Bhat, considered to be architect of Kashmir’s first armed rebellion, was sent to gallows inside India’s infamous detention centre Tihar Jail, west of New Delhi, the capital of the Indian state.
The enactment of Jammu & Kashmir Re-organization Act 2019 by the
Indian Parliament after the unilateral and Illegal annexation of Indian
occupied Jammu Kashmir-IOJK marks a critical turning point in the
transition of colonial laws into settler colonial legislations applicable to
A detailed, study was conducted by Institute of Kashmir Studies on the Kupwara Massacre.
Download Report On the morning of January 6, 1993, Indian occupying troops of 94 Battalion, Border Security Force (94 Bn. BSF), led by Commanding Officer S. Thangappan, shot and killed 46 people and injured dozens more. This fact finding probe compiled by Institute of Kashmir studies-IKS is eye-opener to the world that India and it’s…
1) A total of 312 killings. 2) 200 major cordon and search operations (CASOs). 3) 212 residential houses destroyed. 4) 116 military operations. 5) 181 freedom fighters killed. 6) 45 civilians murdered by the occupying forces. 7) Death of 24 Indian occupying forces. 8) Intimidation, harassment, arbitrary detention and illegal confinement. 9) 24 structures (houses,…
‘Colonial Diary’ the repository of settler colonial diktats by the Indian administration in IIOJK has been compiled by the research team of Legal Forum for Kashmir (LFK).
This report is aimed to play an important role in keeping alive the memory of loss and resistance that is being erased systematically from the public domain in Kashmir.
view Dossier Tabarak Hussain, 32, the mentally challenged son of Abdul Malik, resident of Sabzkot, Kotli in Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PAK) inadvertently crossed the Ceasefire Line on August 21. The Indian Border Security Forces indiscriminately fired upon him and captured him alive in injured condition. He had at least two bullet wounds, one in his…
Download Report For many in Kashmir, journalists are considered the last line of ‘defense’ for representing the actual reality of ground in the valley. A community of more than 300 journalists in Srinagar who are somehow managing to survive are struggling to keep journalism relevant in Kashmir. The new ‘Media Policy’ in 2020, to be…