Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: human shields in Kashmir valley

We were abducted, used as human shields by Indian army, Kashmiris share ordeal

"They [forces] threatened me to shut my family up, otherwise, they would kill them," he said. "I then left with them," Amir Niyaz said. Maktoob speaks to two Kashmiri men including Niyaz who were abducted from home and used as human shields by the Indian army.

“I want to bury him,” says father of third Kashmiri killed in Hyderpora

For Muhammad Lateef Magray, the grief over the death of his son has turned to extreme disappointment and anger. Magray resides under a security cover...

Family of slain Kashmiri dentist affirms foulplay by Indian forces

Gul — a dental surgeon turned real estates entrepreneur — has taken a shop on rent in the same [Altaf’s] complex where the alleged gunfight took place.

Kashmir: Lieutenant Governor orders magisterial probe into civilian killings

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Hyderpora killings.

Kashmir: Police detain family members demanding return of dead bodies of killed civilians

Jammu and Kashmir Police have detained family members of Altaf Ahmad Bhat and Mudasir Gul who were killed by Indian armed forces. The family members were on a sit-in protest demanding the return of the dead bodies of their kin at Press Colony in Srinagar.

“Used as human shield,” accuse family of Kashmiri killed in police gunfight

“My father was innocent. He was not a militant. He was a civilian...He was afraid of security forces. Wherever there used to be any untoward incident outside, he would stay indoors and ask chachu [uncle] to check what is happening outside,” daughter of Altaf, who is in her 8th grades at IMI, said in a murmuring voice.