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Braid chopping tearing apart social fabric in Kashmir

By Ameen Rather
In broad daylight, people intercepted a transgender near Tourist Reception Centre, thrashed and abused him. He had come to Srinagar to pray at the Makhdoom Sahib shrine. Rag pickers and beggars are ‘soft’ target of the ‘mob flap’. Their looks and apparel make them more susceptible.

Human Rights Day: Human Rights Abuses in Kashmir

By Ameen Hussain Rather
It is indeed a travesty and a sad tale that as human rights have advanced all over the world, in Kashmir, these have regressed. But, alas, the world is silent to this condition, despite the mute testimony of the dead, disappeared, blinded, tortured, raped, and illegally detained.