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WikiLeaks cables: India accused of systematic use of torture in Kashmir

Beatings and electric shocks inflicted on hundreds of civilians detained in Kashmir, US diplomats in Delhi told by ICR US officials had evidence of widespread torture by Indian police and security forces and were secretly briefed by Red Cross staff

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India sends more troops to hunt Kashmir killers

Tue May 2, 2006 7:30 AM BST   JAMMU, India (Reuters) – India rushed hundreds of extra troops to hunt for Islamist militants in the remote mountains of Kashmir on Tuesday, after 35 Hindus were killed over two days in

Posted in History, Imperialism, India, Kashmir, Pakistan, South Asia

Muslim India struggles to escape the past

Prominent individuals belie the poverty of a minority left behind by the 1947 partition Randeep Ramesh in Mumbai Wednesday April 5, 2006 Guardian On the sprung floor of a Mumbai dance studio standing amid a huddle of male and female

Posted in GeoPolitics, History, Imperialism, India, Kashmir, Pakistan, Religion and Politics, South Asia
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