Pulwama attack: India government must protect Kashmiris – top court
There have been several reports of Kashmiri students and businessmen being harassed or beaten up in recent days. The Supreme Court has also sought a response from the states where these alleged incidents happened. The attack has sparked anger and anti-Pakistan protests across India.
…But in some cases the anger has been directed against Kashmiri people living in other parts of India.… Hundreds of Kashmiri students, traders and businessmen have returned to Kashmir from various Indian cities out of fear that they could face harassment or attack.
Jibran Nazir Dar, a Kashmiri journalist working for the Times of India newspaper in the western city of Pune told the BBC he had been beaten by a group of men who shouted “go back to Kashmir” on Thursday. Police confirmed they had registered a case for the attack.…
- NHRC notices to Centre, 3 states over ‘ill-treatment’ of Kashmiris (Feb 21, 2019, The Tribune)
- Pulwama: How Politicians Are Fuelling Hatred Against Kashmiris (Feb 23, 2019, The Quint)
- ‘Why was PM Modi, Congress silent’: Omar Abdullah on attacks on Kashmiri students (Feb 21, 2019, Hindustan Times)
- Our Men Didn’t Die So Someone Could Spread Communal Hatred: CRPF (Feb 20, 2019, The Quint)