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,…

Justice for Aasifa: A look at the events

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Justice for Aasifa: A look at the events

On January 17, bruised body of a 9-year-old Muslim girl, Aasifa, was found in the forest near Rasana, Hiranagar, Jammu. The girl had been missing for a week. She had bite marks on her lips; nails of her hands had…

Do Not Forget – O’ My Countrymen

Art & Literature

Do Not Forget – O’ My Countrymen

Now I’ve returned, The place, the country, Where my hope of life was snatched, 'They call them security' 'They call them brave' And those uniformed- Snatched me from myself! From January, So frightened I observe myself, To turn its page.…

Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

Culture

Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

ASHRAF LONE We are living in darker times and these are turning more darker with each passing day. The killing of children in conflict zones like Kashmir, Palestine, Syria, Afghanistan is continuing with no stop to these. From 2008 onwards…

Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

Culture

Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

Raees Ahmed There is no denying the fact that women in our contemporary society find least respect and safety in every corner and institution. Men have put forth their greatest efforts and energy to harm these noble creatures. Rape and…