Kashmiri Rape

5 arrested over gang rape and murder of 9-year-old girl

Srinagar, India – Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl who fell victim to a family feud in the Indian Occupied Kashmir, police said. The girl was gang raped, strangled, her head wounded with an ax and her eyes gouged out, police said in a statement. The attack was carried ...

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Kashmir ‘mass rape’ survivors fight for justice

More than 26 years ago, Indian soldiers allegedly raped more than 30 women in the Kashmiri villages of Kunan and Poshpora. Those who survived the attack are still fighting for justice, as Aliya Nazki from BBC Urdu reports. It was 23 February 1991. The people of Kunan, a tiny village in Indian administered Kashmir’s Kupwara district, were retiring for the ...

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