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Latest Works by Vijay Prashad - June 15, 2018

Submitted by admin on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:36

 

Yesterday, Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead in Srinagar’s Press Enclave in Lal Chowk.
Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead in Srinagar’s Press Enclave in Lal Chowk. (Photo: SNS)

 

THE SIXTEENTH NEWSLETTER (2018): LIVES TAKEN, LIVES LIVED
https://www.thetricontinental.org/newsletterissue/the-sixteenth-newsletter-2018-lives-taken-lives-lived/

India’s People Stand With Palestine - Newsclick
https://newsclick.in/indias-people-stand-palestine

North Korea Has the Upper Hand in Negotiations with Trump -Alternet
https://www.alternet.org/world/north-korea-has-upper-hand-negotiations-trump

 

 

Kashmir Youth Tied to Army Jeep As Human Shield

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Sun, 04/16/2017 - 19:48
Kashmir Youth Tied to Army Jeep as a Human Shield

 

<Kashmir> Another - and another - and another outrage in Kashmir, this time so blatant, such a violation of the Geneva Conventions, such a violation of basic morals.

This was in Budgam, just outside Srinagar. A army convoy carrying poll workers was hit by stones. The Major in charge ordered a man - Farooq Ahmad Dar (age 26) - to be tied to the front of the jeep as a human shield. They then drove down the road. He was accused of being 'stone pelter'. Farooq Ahmad Dar denies this, saying he is a embroider of shawls.

This comes after the army action during the polls that has resulted in the