Monthly Archives: August 2007

Amazing Dal!

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guess where?

I am sad.

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Rapes by “Security Forces”

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1st August 2007

1st August — and we have a count down starting for the independence day celebrations. A mushroom growth of military on all roads. Frisking and checking at every other nook and corner starts.

The military has maintained its ugly presence in Kashmir for all these 19 years, and we are so used to it that it just has become a part of the background. For Kashmiris, the life just moves on.. or … umm.. some semblance of life… Continue reading