Remembering 9/11: An Echo of Imperialist Violence in Chile

Remembering 9/11: An Echo of Imperialist Violence in Chile

By Raheel Bashir September the 11th, 2018 marks forty five years of one the most gruesome acts of terrorism in modern times. On this day in 1973, the Chilean Military backed by the United States initiated a coup d’état that deposed the democratically elected Socialist President Salvador Allende, leading to his eventual death and established […]

High Court seeks proposals for Kashmiri children’s welfare

High Court seeks proposals for Kashmiri children’s welfare

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed the central government and state government to place a proposal with regard to extending welfare and skill development programmes to children lodged in child care institutions in Kashmir. A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe passed the directions after Amicus […]

Notes on Conflict, Peace and Education in Kashmir

Notes on Conflict, Peace and Education in Kashmir

Umair Rashid As Kashmir and its institutions continue to reel under the influence of conflict since the last three decades, its devastating impact on the education system seems most pronounced. Being a child during times of armed conflict is not a salutary experience. Conflicts affect millions of children, their daily life disturbed by the ingress […]

Disappointed at UN chief’s report on children and armed conflict: India

Disappointed at UN chief’s report on children and armed conflict: India

UNITED NATIONS: India has voiced disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres’ report on children and armed conflict, saying it includes situations that do not meet the definition of armed conflict or of threat to international peace and security. The Secretary General’s report on Children and Armed Conflict said children continued to be affected by incidents […]

The Unheard Pangs of Syrian Children

The Unheard Pangs of Syrian Children

SHAH HUSSAIN The present day condition of children around most parts of the world is alarming. Children are facing an ‘unmitigated disaster’. He or she, who should have been the most pampered and adored creature on our planet is being made to bear the pangs of horror and death. Alas! A child is the most […]

It is Time to Act Against Child Offences in J&K

It is Time to Act Against Child Offences in J&K

By Muzamil Bashir The recent brutal rape and murder of an 8 year old girl in Kathua and a similar other incident at Unnao, Utter Pradesh, has created a strong demand to make stringent laws to curb heinous crimes against children. Under fire for these gruesome rape cases, the Government of India(GoI) approved an ordinance […]

The Internal and External Agonies of the Children of Conflict

The Internal and External Agonies of the Children of Conflict

Aabid Rehman Pala The fickle ambiance of Kashmir is once again slowly and stealthily trudging towards the nineties. The education and economic sectors, which act as the backbone of a society’s progress are once again falling apart. Children, who are the future, do not have much to look forward to.. They are the victims of […]