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Kashmiri Woman's 15-Year Wait For Husband Continues

  KUPWARA: Feb 20-02-2012, Whenever a postman enters this village in Kupwara district of Kashmir, Jameela Rayees cannot stop herself from rushing to the door in anticipation. What she is waiting for is her passport, so that she can go to Pakistan and look for her husband Shakir. Shakir Ahmad …

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AFSPA or no AFSPA, who cares? A view from Kashmir

SRINAGAR,15-02-2012–I remember the day in Srinagar, fifteen years ago, during the 1996 assembly elections in Kashmir. I was playing cricket with my brothers when there was a loud bang on the iron gate, followed by the entry of a man in uniform. He was a Border Security Force (BSF) man, …

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