Mass Graves in Occupied Kashmir

The Mass Graves of Kashmir

For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local lawyer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India’s abuses Cathy Scott-Clark |  The Guardian One sodden evening in April 2010, an Indian army major from the 4 Rajputana Rifles arrived at a remote police post where…

What Lies Beneath

For years, people whispered about the thousands of disappeared young men in Kashmir. But only now are the bones finally speaking. BY BASHARAT PEER | Foreign Policy SRINAGAR, Kashmir — On a pleasant September morning, Mohammad Sidiq, a sand-digger in his early 30s, pushes his long wooden boat out onto the River Jhelum, which cuts…