Rock-throwing youths

Rock-throwing youths

A protester throws stone as another holds a banner during a protest in downtown on Friday. Government forces fired tear gas and pellet fires to stop rock-throwing youths after Friday prayers

Schools opened

Schools opened

Schools opened in the Valley on Tuesday. For the first time in the past five years, schools opened on March 1 after winter vacations because of pleasant weather

Children play cricket

Children play cricket

Children play cricket on a deserted Srinagar street on Saturday. Pro-freedom groups had called for a strike in protest against the arrest of former Delhi University teacher SAR Geelani and recent crackdown on JNU students

Kunan-Poshpora

Kunan-Poshpora

Pro-freedom leaders and activits protest against 1991 Kunan-Poshpora mass rape on the incident’s 25th anniversary in Srinagar on Tuesday

Funeral prayers

Funeral prayers

People offer funeral prayers for EDI employee Abdul Gani at Pulwama on Sunday. The slain was hit by a bullet when employees were being evacuated from the encounter site