India seizes properties and orchards of Kashmiris for allegedly providing support to Kashmiri pro-freedom movement
On November 14th, India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India confiscated two apple orchards and…
On 8th September, a BBC report revealed that the Indian army has been using civilian vehicles for counterinsurgency operations and night patrolling. The BBC traveled to 15 villages in South Kashmir to learn more about the practice and it found that many civilians have been intimidated into handing over their vehicles to Indian armed personnel. People in these villages told the BBC journalist that army camps snatch private vehicles of common people, and no one can dare to refuse out of fear of reprisals. Many of these vehicles, according to the report, are destroyed during counterinsurgency operations, and the owners are not paid any compensation. Sometimes, after snatching a vehicle from its owner, the vehicle is not returned.