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In this thread we will share links of all the reportage (from everywhere) bringing out the horror that people in Jammu and Kashmir are suffering:
#Kashmiris allege beatings, abuse in raids by Indian troops

#Kashmir #Article370

In more than 50 interviews, residents in a dozen villages in #Kashmir told The Associated Press @AP that the military had raided their homes since India’s government imposed a security crackdown in the region Aug. 5.

@AP “They’re marauding our homes and hearths like a victorious army. They are now behaving as if they have a right over our lives, property and honor.” | The Associated Press @AP

“They hit our backs and legs for three hours. They gave us electric shocks. As we cried and pleaded (with) them to let us go, they became more relentless. They forced us to eat dust and drink water from a drain.” | The Associated Press @AP

At Srinagar's Central Jail, Despairing Families Wait to Meet Detainees

Amid reports of detainees being moved to jails outside #Kashmir, the relatives of those picked up have been stuck in a cycle of despair. | @thewire_in

“There is an atmosphere of fear in every house.”

Thousands have been held in the name of public order since the government in new Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy. | The Washington Post

#Kashmir #Article370

No Processions Amid Strict Curbs: This Time, #Muharram in #Kashmir is Unlike Any Seen Before

Kashmiri locals have alleged that police resorted to teargas shelling and pellet firing in Srinagar, resulting in injuries to over a dozen people. | News18

"My son will not come back, but I want the world to know the truth and see what is being done to our children in #Kashmir." | Khaleej Times

"We do not know what the government is up to. New Delhi doesn't want the world to know what's going on here. The communication blockade has created havoc in our lives." | dw.com


"They have crushed people's voices and we can't even express our resentment. But how long can they do it? History is witness; such oppression only backfires badly." | dw.com

#Kashmir #Article370

Media Reports Allege 'Brutal Torture' by Security Forces in #Kashmir

Graphic reports by at least 2 outlets show villagers in south Kashmir severely bruised and injured as a result of alleged beatings and electric shocks . | @thewire_in


@thewire_in "Once I took off my clothes they beat me mercilessly with rods and sticks, for almost two hours. Whenever I fell unconscious, they gave me shocks to revive [me]." | @thewire_in

#Kashmir #Article370

Family members of the detained allege that #KashmiriPrisoners are subjected to worst kind of harassment and abuse in Indian jails. | The Independent @Independent

#Kashmir #Article370

Fresh death in custody reveals dark side of India's policing in #Kashmir | TRT World

Thousands detained in Indian #Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals | Reuters

#Article370 #Detentions

Medical report says #Kashmir teen, a topper and Kohli fan, died of shell and pellet injuries | @ThePrintIndia

#Article370 #AsrarWani

@ThePrintIndia “The force (CRPF) was on its way to its base, when it fired pellets to disperse the crowd in the ground. My innocent boy just got caught in that.” | @ThePrintIndia

#Kashmir #Article370 #AsrarWani

'They want to erase us': the Kashmiri suburb defying Indian control | The Guardian

#Kashmir #Srinagar #Article370

“Others have only heard the word doomsday, we have lived a doomsday.” | The Guardian

#Kashmir #Srinagar #Article370

“They say things are normal. What normalcy is this? They have shut our main mosques. Jamia Masjid is locked. If this is just the beginning, what will they do afterwards?” | The Guardian

#Kashmir #Article370 #Srinagar #Anchar

"They government] cannot harm us more than they already have. The IT sector in #Kashmir is dead.” | IndiaSpend

India Shut Down #Kashmir’s Internet Access. Now, ‘We Cannot Do Anything.’

Pharmacists can’t restock medicines; workers aren’t being paid. But the government still loves to block the internet for “peace and tranquillity.” | The New York Times


'One Must Sing Before Tongues Are Tied': A Poet On Art And Survival In #Kashmir Post #Article370

Kashmiri poet, filmmaker & academic Asiya Zahoor talks about Article 370, the necessity of expression & ordinary joys | @HuffPostIndia

"People of this country can do themselves a favour: they can read the constitutional history of #Kashmir, if not to demur the depletion of our Fundamental Rights at least to probe their own celebrations." | HuffingtonPost


'Urgent, Disturbing': PIL in SC on #Kashmir Children 'Illegally Detained, Maimed'

The petitioners called the situation in J&K 'extraordinary' and urged for immediate directions for close monitoring of the treatment meted out to children. | @thewire_in

#Kashmir: Place with no news even about ourselves | @ttindia


“They gave electric shocks to my brother right on the road outside. I heard him scream painfully.” | New Straits Times

#Kashmir #Article370

“Eight soldiers kept beating me with rods for a long time. Before they let me go, they asked me to come back with names of stone throwers in my village.” | New Straits Times

#Kashmir #Article370 #JammuAndKashmir

“In my humble subdued voice, all I can say is that the pressure is there in order to prevent people from protesting.” | New Straits Times

#Kashmir #Article370

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