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Heat wave and health hazards: Kashmiri female political prisoners in India face dire situation that must be addressed

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners: Prisoners shall be required to keep their persons clean, and to this end they shall be provided with water and with such toilet articles as are necessary for health and cleanliness. United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women…


The Saffronization of Occupied Kashmir: Demystifying Hindu(tva) Settler Colonial Designs

The revocation of Article 370 on 5th August 2019 has brought about a paradigm shift in the socio-political landscape of Kashmir. Following the unilateral revocation of this article that granted ‘semi-autonomous’ status to the Indian Occupied Kashmir by perpetuating hermeneutical violence, India has initiated a multifaceted socio-psychological re-engineering of Kashmir’s religious and cultural landscape–––, effectuating…


Crush them now: India’s systematic violence in Occupied Kashmir

For over three decades, the region of Indian Occupied Kashmir has been a crucible of Armed conflict and suffering, marked by violence, oppression, and persistent turmoil. The report Published by the Institute of Kashmir Studies (IKS) for the period of April to September 1997 serves as a stark reminder of the harsh realities faced by the Kashmiri populace during that era, highlighting the enduring and tragic narrative that continues to unfold.