Lawyers strike while human rights abuses mount in Kashmir [Student contribution]

Bar & Bench November 17 2016

Gaurav Bhawnani

When I arrived in Kashmir, every person had a story about the last three months of conflict. Regardless of whom I spoke to, they had either been directly affected by the violence or knew someone who had.

There is a general state of inevitability among the people, of helplessness. Human rights organizations, including bigger ones like the APDP that have received global attention, have largely suspended their work. The first external fact-finding mission only landed towards the end of my trip. I . . .

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