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Oh, Jana

The hope of having him alive keeps Jana Begum going. A witness to five deaths in last two decades, the old lady is waiting for her disappeared son’s return for the last 15

A Militant for 53 days

On December 14, 2016, Ghulam Rasool Dar, 54, a banker, was ready to begin another day of search, when his phone rang. It was one of his friends from the neighbourhood. “Wait for

That Last Drive

Shams Irfan spent 24 hours in Tral and was part of the multiple funeral prayers that swelling mourners offered on July 9. Five months later, he drove back to the southern town and

The Autumn Tears

Unrest 2016 was different in its ferocity and spread. While the ideologically split space has worked enormously to evaluate the costs in blood, body-parts, business and education, nobody has looked at the impact