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A year after Afzal Guru Hanging
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A year after Afzal Guru Hanging

On the first anniversary of Afzal Guru’s hanging, it may be important for the Indian state to introspect what his execution achieved. Massively adding to the sense of injury of Kashmiris, it has further strengthened the resilience and resistance of the people, making its signs visible in a myriad ways, some of which are potently dangerous.

On One Year of Afzal Guru’s Judicial Murder
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On One Year of Afzal Guru’s Judicial Murder

On the first death anniversary of Afzal, I again see that still justice has not been given to his family. His body has not been returned to family. He became a victim of democratic institution of India during his life and even after that. I oppose and condemn all types of state repression, I oppose every form of injustice, I oppose militarisation and occupation. My voice may not bring justice to all of them, but I am sure that millions of such voices will develop an environment of thoughts, of justice, of truth and we will.

Kashmir: Mayhem in March
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Kashmir: Mayhem in March

Sameer Bhat | The completeness of nights silence is absolute in Kashmir. Earlier today another boy was put six feet under. Killed in cold blood in Baramulla by the Indian army. Apparently a small crowd was protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru and driven by pure emotion, pelted a passing army patrol with stones.

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Kashmir: In Times of Mainstream Mourning

Naseer A Ganai | The Chief Minister did take care of the situation. He imposed curfew. He didnt allow people to walk out of their doors. He executed internet for four days. He brought Kashmir to the standstill. They hung Afzal in Tihar. The Chief Minister tightened noose around Kashmiris in the Valley. Mission accomplished.