Articles by Sameer Yasir
Aug 14, 2017
Shopian encounter: Yasin Yatoo's death has cost Hizbul Mujahideen one of it's last 'moderate' voicesYatoo, a tall burly man with a round face and aged features, was often spotted in military fatigues in pictures and videos shared on social media.
Aug 11, 2017
Kashmir unrest: 'Justice means nothing in the Valley', says distraught father of student killed in clashesYounis was hit by hundreds of pellets to his chest, according to doctors who treated him at Srinagar’s SMHS hospital in Kashmir.
Aug 09, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti-Farooq Abdullah meet over Article 35A shows how crucial the issue is for KashmirThere is no doubt that the abrogation of Article 35A has a potential to put Kashmir on a fire which will be beyond anyone's control.
Aug 08, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir Opposition parties unite against move to 'abrogate' special statusOn Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Opposition parties joined hands against any move to revoke the Article 35-A,
Aug 07, 2017
Killing Kashmir militants is winning no wars for New Delhi, lack of political outreach is real problemNever before has there been so much of a threat mounting on the special status enjoyed by the state of Jammu and Kashmir under the Indian constitution
Aug 05, 2017
Yawar Nisar's death a grim reminder of unholy trinity of harassment, religion and militancy in KashmirYawar was the first militant from the main town of Anantnag to have joined militancy after the new age militancy gripped the Kashmir valley.
Aug 04, 2017
Crackdown no deterrent in Kashmir: Youth in the Valley find inspiration in 'heroics' of militantsHeroism associated with militancy has made legends out of these young boys in Kashmir and motivates others to take guns into their hands.
Aug 03, 2017
NIA crackdown on terror funding in Kashmir has left leaders of both factions of Hurriyat isolatedThe raids carried out by NIA probing the “terror funding” in Kashmir have created fear psychosis among the workers of both factions of Hurriyat Conference.
Aug 03, 2017
After Abu Dujana, Zakir Musa only prominent militant leader left in Kashmir, matter of time before army gets himAbu Dujana was the second most famous militant commander in the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind group — a breakaway faction of Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba —whose formation was recently announced by Al-Qaeda.
Jul 26, 2017
Machil fake encounter: Army tribunal suspends life sentence of convicts; victims' families say fight for justice will continueTension gripped Kashmir after an Armed Forces Tribunal in Chandigarh suspended life imprisonment of five army personnel including a colonel in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case