Politically Motivated and Wittedly Planned Rape

Politics

Politically Motivated and Wittedly Planned Rape

It has been three months when Aasifa, an eight year old child from Kathua district of Jammu division was abducted, drugged, gang- raped and then finally killed mercilessly. But only now we witness huge hue and cry on social and…

Haan jiyiengay hum (A poem in Urdu)

Art & Literature

Haan jiyiengay hum (A poem in Urdu)

Is bazm ki lahu luhani par dil shikasta ki bayja talkhiyuon par ek na'a hai har sad'da ki jiyiengay ham haan jiyiegay hum tere kafan tak tere dafan tak tere zulm kay ikhtitaam tak ay hindustan rahengay hum ki jiyiengay…

Contextualizing the politics of rape in Kashmir

Politics

Contextualizing the politics of rape in Kashmir

The horrific and gruesome abduction, gang rape and murder of an 8 year old child in Kathua district of Jammu, didn’t seem to bother and catch attention in mainland India for three months. Maintaining the criminal silence for three months,…

The gore of the martyr

Art & Literature

The gore of the martyr

In our lives, We find ourselves engaged- In achieving, Career and wealth, Reverence and status. The Mujahideen fight, To restore Allah's right. To fight injustice and oppression. And make the world a better place- Not just for Muslims, But for…

The buried groom (A Poem in Kashmiri)

Art & Literature

The buried groom (A Poem in Kashmiri)

Gulaab poashan maali karnawith Izban souzas izban trawith Samawaaras dazwin tyongal trawith Maasan wanwin huìr sanmbraawith Pophan hyund shahzad mahraaz banith Maaji azz thawmitch shirin sajawith Beni dastaaras chooni jarith Chooni mahraazas gyooor karith Bouy noori mahrazas phirì phirì wichhit…

I see Kashmir now

Art & Literature

I see Kashmir now

Neeraj Nawaz I see a galaxy of stars, In the sparkle of your barrel When you aim at my people- With a finger on the trigger. I see the festival of death, In your bloody eyes, When you play the…

Amid screams and pellets

Art & Literature

Amid screams and pellets

Amid screams and pellet shots I hear thee Singing, dancing beautifully Which heaven thou belong to? Which God created thee? Blood covered thine face Oh! It is God's grace That my heart, you belong to, As in the card stands…

In conversation with Dr. Rizwana Karim Abbasi on CPEC

Economy

In conversation with Dr. Rizwana Karim Abbasi on CPEC

Hailing from Bagh, Pakistan Administered Kashmir; Dr. Rizwana Abbasi is Associate Professor at Department of Strategic and Nuclear Studies, National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She received her PhD in 2010, specializing in International Security and Nuclear Non-proliferation from University of…