Yasin Valley, about 148 kilometers from the city of Gilgit was once a separate state with its own rulers before it was occupied by the Dogra Rulers of Jammu & Kashmir. Its Rajas were great warriors who had a history of fighting against and repulsing the armies of the Sikhs and the Dogras. Below here is an account of a massacre of the people of Madoori village in Yasin by … [Read more...] about The forgotten massacre of Yasin – 1863
To adjudge the soundness or otherwise of the Indian allegation that Pakistan committed aggression through the tribesmen, we propose first of all to look at the relevant facts and then apply the law to the situation. The tribesmen from the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan are regarded amongst the hardiest fighters in the world and are born soldiers as they carry their … [Read more...] about Was the tribal invasion of Kashmir contrary to International Law?
Ghulam Muhammad Mir, former President of Plebiscite Front and National Liberation Front (NLF) was a close associate of Maqbool Bhat who was, at times, jailed along with him during his political activism in Pakistan including the famous Ganga Trial. On 25th April, 1986, G.M. Mir published a five-year report about the political activities of JK Plebiscite Front. In this report, … [Read more...] about Maqbool Bhat’s execution – Revelations by Ghulam Muhammad Mir
While Dr. Mannan Wani was in forests, he was writing on the topic "Why should we not link K-issue with Global Jihad? " in his personal diary which, unfortunately, he couldn't complete. Although, he didn't give any point either in favour or against linking Kashmir issue with the Global Jihad in his unfinished write-up, yet there is much to be read and learnt related to the … [Read more...] about From the personal diary of Mannan Wani
Two investigative journalists Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark interviewed different policemen, intelligence officers, and counter-insurgents for their remarkable book "The Meadow" related to the kidnapping of five western tourists in 1995. While sharing their experience with one of the JK Police officers, the authors wrote: The overarching strategy of "the Game" i.e. … [Read more...] about Countering Insurgency in Kashmir: How Qazi Nisar was killed?