Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Staged gunfight

Army court recommends life term for captain over fake encounter killings of three Kashmiris

An Army court has recommended life imprisonment for a captain involved in the staged killings of three Kashmiri men at Amshipora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district in 2020.

In pictures | One year of longing in Kashmir

A year has passed since Firdausa’s eldest child was killed. In the living room, she looks at her other children, and says “I have four more children, but there is a hole in my heart that longs for him.” 

Present details of all police killings since BJP came to power in Assam: Gauhati HC

The Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the Assam government to present case details of all "alleged" encounter killings since the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in May. The court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea moved before it seeking an independent probe into the alleged fake encounters of the Assam Police.

Kashmiri man moves HC seeking return of his son’s body for burial

The father of Amir Magray, one of the four killed by the Indian Army in the Hyderpora area of Srinagar in November, on Thursday filed a petition in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking the return of the body of his son, maintaining his "innocence."

A year on, Kashmir man charged under UAPA seeking son’s body now asks: ‘Any hope?’

"I didn't get his body but I just had his shoes for the burial", says Athar Mushtaq's wailing father Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, who is waiting helplessly and desperately for his son's body since 2020 December.

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.