International People's Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Kashmir (IPTK)

A Brief on Rape and Murder in Shopian, Kashmir

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Scholarly Texts | Reports, Statements, and Appeals | Legal and Government Documents | Newspaper Articles

Scholarly Texts

  1. Anonymous (1995) Blood in the Valley: Kashmir - Behind the Propaganda Curtain, Bombay, Lokshahi Hakk Sanghatana.
  2. Asad, Talal (2007) On Suicide Bombing, New York, Columbia University Press.
  3. Banerjee, Sikata (2005) Make Me a Man! Masculinity, Hinduism, and Nationalism in India, Albany, State University of New York Press;
  4. Chatterji, Angana, P. (2009) Violent Gods: Hindu Nationalism in India's Present; Narratives from Orissa, Gurgaon, Three Essays Collective.
  5. Derrida, Jacques (2003) 'Deconstructing Terrorism -- Derrida', in Giovanna Borradori, Philosophy In A Time Of Terror: Dialogues with Jürgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, pp. 137-72.
  6. Foucault, Michel (1979) Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, New York, Pantheon Press.
  7. Rai, Mridu (2004) Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir, Delhi, Permanent Black.
  8. Said, Edward, W. (1981) Covering Islam, New York, Vintage Books.
  9. Weissbrodt, David and Connie de la Vega (2007) International Human Rights Law: An Introduction, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press.
  10. Wirsing, Robert G. (2003) Kashmir in the Shadow Rivalries in a Nuclear Age, New York, M. E. Sharpe.

Reports, Statements, and Appeals

  1. Amnesty International (2009) 'One killed, 150 injured as protests continue in Jammu & Kashmir following rape and murder of two young women', Press statement (June 10).
  2. Asia Watch (A Division of Human Rights Watch) and Physicians for Human Rights (1993) The Human Rights Crisis in Kashmir: A Pattern of Impunity, New York, Human Rights Watch.
  3. Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (2008) Facts Under Ground: A fact-finding mission on nameless graves & mass graves in Uri area, Srinagar, Coalition of Civil Society.
  4. Chatterji, Angana (2008) 'Disquiet Ghosts: Mass Graves in Indian Kashmir', The Daily Etala'at (July 09).
  5. Chatterji, Angana (2008) Letter of Appeal to the UN Re. Cases of Security Forces Killing and Injuring Civilians in Kashmir (September 11).
  6. Coomaraswamy, Radhika (2001) 'Violence against women perpetrated and/or condoned by the State during times of armed conflict (1997-2000)', Commission on Human Rights, United Nations document E/CN.4/2001/73.
  7. Human Rights Watch (1991) Abdication of responsibility: The Commonwealth and Human Rights, New York, Human Rights Watch.
  8. Human Rights Watch (2006) "Everyone Lives in Fear": Patterns of Impunity in Jammu and Kashmir.
  9. The International People's Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Kashmir (2009) 'Kashmir Tribunal Memorandum to CM Omar Abdullah' (February 11).
  10. Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (2009) Preliminary Report of Fact Finding Mission on Shopian Tragedy (June 07).
  11. Justice Muzaffar Jan Enquiry Commission (2009) 'Jan Enquiry Commission Report', Greater Kashmir (July 11).
  12. Public Commission on Human Rights (2006) State of Human Rights in Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, Coalition of Civil Society.

Legal and Government Documents

  1. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) (1979)
  2. Jammu and Kashmir Government (1971) 'Ranbir Penal Code' (XII of 1989 [Act XII of 1932]).
  3. Laws and Customs of War on Land (Hague IV) (1907) Article 42.
  4. Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India (2001) Census 2001: State-wise Population by Religion.
  5. Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India (2001) Projected Total Population by sex as on Projected Total Population by sex as on 1st March-2001-2026 India, States and Union Territories
  6. Platform for Action from the UN Fourth World Conference on Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (1995)
  7. The Prosecutor v. Jean-Paul Akayesu (Trial Judgement), ICTR-96-4-T, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), September 02, 1998.
  8. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (1999)
  9. Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (1994)
  10. Suheyla Aydin v. Turkey, 25660/94, Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights, May 24, 2005. Raquel Martí de Mejía v. Perú, Case 10.970, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), March 01, 1996
  11. United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (1993)
  12. United Nations Economic and Social Council (1991) Section IV, Model autopsy protocol, UN Manual on the effective prevention and investigation of extra-legal, arbitrary and summary executions, Document ST/CSDHA/12.
  13. United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (2004) A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations: Adults/Adolescents, Document NCJ 206554.
  14. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

Newspaper Articles

  1. Ahmad, Mukhtar (2009) 'FSL report on victims' death 'inconclusive'', Greater Kashmir (June 14).
  2. Ahmad, Mukhtar (2009) 'Kashmir officers suspended in handling of murder investigation ', CNN (June 22).
  3. Ahmad, Mukhtar (2009) 'Shopian deaths: I will dig out the truth, says CM', Rediff (June 04).
  4. Ali, Muddasir (2009) 'CoI QUESTIONS DIG, EX-DC, DOC', Greater Kashmir (June 13).
  5. Ali, Muddasir (2009) 'Fmr SP admits 'failure' to discharge duty', Greater Kashmir (June 13).
  6. Ali, Shabir (2009) 'CoI rules out drowning', Rising Kashmir (June 10). id=13709
  7. Asian News International (2009) 'Govt. can revoke AFSPA, says Abdullah', Oneindia (February 26).
  8. British Broadcasting Corporation (2003) 'The Future of Kashmir?' (June).
  9. British Broadcasting Corporation (2009) 'Kashmir shuts down over deaths' (June 19).
  10. British Broadcasting Corporation (2009) 'Police fire on Kashmir protesters' (June 08).
  11. Bashir, Abid (2009) 'One-man Judicial Commission to probe', Rising Kashmir (June 02).
  12. Bearak, Barry (2000) 'A Kashmiri Mystery', The New York Times (December 31).
  13. Bhat, Gowhar (2009) 'Protests, clashes mark day 2', Greater Kashmir (June 03).
  14. Bhat, Gowhar (2009) 'Geelani calls for strike till June 3', Greater Kashmir (June 02).
  15. Bhat, Gowhar (2009) 'Greenland school loses its topper: Asiya Had Scored Distinction In Matric Exams, Was Studying To Become A Doctor ', Greater Kashmir (June 03).
  16. Bhat, Gowhar (2009) 'SHOPIAN SIMMERS', Greater Kashmir, (June 01).
  17. Bhat, Gowhar and Tasim Zahid (2009) 'Day 3: Police opens fire, 2 injured', Greater Kashmir (June 04).
  18. Bukhari, Parvaiz (2009) 'Omar jumps the gun on Shopian', India Today (June 12).§ionid=4&secid=0&Itemid=1&issueid=87
  19. Bukhari, Shujaat (2009) 'High Court orders fresh autopsy on Shopian women', The Hindu (July 05).
  20. Bukhari, Shujaat (2009) 'Yoga, counselling to relieve stress among J&K troops', The Hindu (January 30).
  21. CNN-IBN Live (2009) 'Panel submits report in Shopian rape case' (June 23).
  22. Dar, Shabir (2009) 'Judicial Comn yet to see FSL, post-mortem reports', Rising Kashmir (June 08).
  23. Dar, Shabir (2009) 'Shopian Bar forms fact finding team', Rising Kashmir (June 07). id=13626
  24. Dar, Shabir/Shabir Ali (2009) 'Shopian probe: CJM records crucial witnesses', Rising Kashmir (June 18).
  25. Deccan Chronicle (2009) 'Victim's bodies to be exhumed' (July 05).
  26. Ganai, Naseer A. (2009) 'Culprits Have Left Clues', Greater Kashmir (July 15).
  27. Gilani, Iftikhar (2009) 'Report on Kashmiri girls rape, murder was forged', Daily Times (July 14).\07\14\story_14-7-2009_pg7_40
  28. Government of Jammu and Kashmir (2009) 'Govt appoints Commission of Inquiry to probe death of Neelofar, Asiya in Shopian incident' (June 01).
  29. Greater Kashmir (2009) 'Bar rejects judicial probe', Greater Kashmir (June 02).
  30. Greater Kashmir (2009) 'Commission, SIT question 4 SOG men' (June 17).
  31. Greater Kashmir (2009) '50 protesters hurt in Shopian', Greater Kashmir (June 06).
  32. Greater Kashmir (2009) 'Govt appoints probe panel' (June 01).
  33. Greater Kashmir (2009) 'Jan panel legally valid', Greater Kashmir (June 05).
  34. Greater Kashmir (2009) 'JKSM calls for demilitarization', Greater Kashmir (June 03).
  35. Gulf Times (2009) 'Women's deaths spark clashes in Kashmir' (no date).
  36. Hameed, Showkat (2009) 'Violent Protests Rock Shopian', Greater Kashmir (May 30).
  37. Hashmi, Syed Junaid (2009) 'Who has the mandate to penalise guilty men in uniform?', Kashmir Times (April 19).
  38. Hindustan Times (2009) 'Death of two women sparks violent protests in Kashmir' (May 30).
  39. Hindustan Times (2009) 'Violent protests in Kashmir over death of women, probe ordered' (June 01).
  40. Hindustan Times (2006) 'Supreme Court stays chargesheeting of Srinagar sex scandal accused' (August 18).
  41. Hussain, Aijaz (2008) 'Mumbai suspect said to be police officer: Arrest stirs up tension in Indian Kashmir', Washington Times (December 07).
  42. Hussain, Altaf (2009) "Deaths provoke Kashmir protests'. British Broadcasting Corporation (June 01).
  43. Hussain, Altaf (2007) 'The plight of Kashmir's "half-widows"', British Broadcasting Corporation (December 04).
  44. Hussain, Altaf (2009) 'Police suspended in Kashmir case', British Broadcasting Corporation (June 22).
  45. Indian Express (2009) 'Shopian case: 4 suspended cops to be quizzed' (July 10).
  46. Indo-Asian News Service (2009) 'Malik detained again as protests paralyse Kashmir', The Hindustan Times (June 05).
  47. Indo-Asian News Service (2009) 'Sixth Day: Kashmir shut over rape, murder row', IBN Live (June 06).
  48. Isiah, Mufti (2009) 'Srinagar fumes, women agitate over Shopian deaths', CNN-IBN Live (June 07).
  49. Jahangir, Majid (2009) 'Shopian: 2 doctors suspended', Indian Express (June 26).
  50. Jahangir, Majid and Mir Ehsan (2009) 'Shopian SP out, murder case filed', Indian Express (June 11).
  51. Jaleel, Muzamil (2009) 'Shopian double rape-murder: probe begins to question police, security men', Indian Express (June 13).
  52. Joshi, Binu (2009) 'Kashmir on alert amid fears of militant incursion: Police Chief', IANS/Thaindian News (March 25).
  53. Kashmir Images (2009) 'Justice (Retd) Muzaffar Jan to probe Shopian deaths' (June 01).
  54. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'Case Of Rape, Murder Not Registered Yet' (June 4). option=com_content&view=article&id=1729&joscclean=1&comment_id=930
  55. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'Govt Admits Police Hand In Shopian Rape, Murder' (July 10).
  56. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'High Court Cracks Whip, Shopian Cops Arrested' (July 15).
  57. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'Shopian Probe: Jan Commission Draws a Blank' (July 09).
  58. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'Shopian Under Siege On Victims' Chaharum' (June 02).
  59. Kashmir Observer (2009) 'Shopian Whistleblowers Suspension; Doctors Threaten Stir' (June 26).
  60. Kashmir Observer (2009) '2 Eyewitnesses Depose In Shopian Rape/Murder Case' (June 18).
  61. Kashmir Times (2009) 'Justice (Retd) Muzaffar Jan to probe Shopian deaths', Kashmir Watch ( June 01). subaction=showfull&id=1243932624&archive=&start_from=&ucat=2& var0news=value0new
  62. Khalid, Wasim (2009) 'Health officials submit report to DGP: Neelofar, Asiya raped, died of physical assaults', Rising Kashmir (June 10).
  63. Khalid, Waseem (2009) "Shopian on boil after rape, murder of 2 women', Rising Kashmir (May 31). id=13409&Itemid=1
  64. Khalid, Wasim (2009) "Police Admits Rape" , Rising Kashmir (June 08). id=13659&Itemid=
  65. Malik, Riyaz (2009) 'FSL report confirms gang-rape', Greater Kashmir (June 06). ItemID=55&cat=1
  66. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Deadline for Jan Comn extended', Rising Kashmir (July 01). id=14442
  67. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Doc says women gang-raped: Locals', Rising Kashmir (May 31). id=13437&Itemid=1
  68. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Double murder, rape in Shopian', Rising Kashmir (May 31).
  69. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Shopian Probe: FSL report confirms gang rape', Rising Kashmir (June 12).
  70. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Shopian Probe: Jan Comn blames Police for cover up', Rising Kashmir (July 12).
  71. Mir, Ishfaq (2009) 'Shopian Probe: Jan Comn rules out drowning', Rising Kashmir (June 14).
  72. Nabi, Danish (2009) 'Bar Association releases fact-finding report', Greater Kashmir (June 10). cat=1
  73. Naqvi, Saeed (2009) 'Alienation in Kashmir', Daily Times (July 12).\07\12\story_12-7-2009_pg3_3
  74. Navlakha, Gautam (2008) 'India in Kashmir: Winning a battle only to lose the war?', Economic and Political Weekly (November 08).
  75. The New York Times (1998) When Rape Becomes Genocide (September 05).
  76. Pandit, M. Saleem (2009) 'Cops fudged Shopian report, says judge', The Times of India (July 13).
  77. Parvaiz, Athar (2009) 'Conflict threatens wildlife in Kashmir', OneWorld South Asia (February 06).
  78. Parvaiz, Athar (2009) 'Shopian Inquiry: Jan commission report released', Kashmir Times (July 10).
  79. Paul, Rashid (2009) '458 HR cases against troops under judicial scrutiny', Rising Kashmir (January 19).
  80. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Commission's purpose of Shopian inquiry defeated: Justice Jan', The Hindustan Times (12 July).
  81. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Exhume bodies of J&K rape victims: HC', Deccan Chronicle (July 04).
  82. >Press Trust of India (2009) 'Life in Kashmir valley paralysed for sixth day', Times of India (June 06).
  83. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Law commission may recommend ban on narco analysis test', The Times of India (May 27).
  84. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Murder charge added in Shopian case ', The Hindu (June 10).
  85. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir', The Times of India (June 01).
  86. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Shopian case: SC to hear plea of police officers on Monday', The Times of India (July 17).
  87. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Shopian rape, murder: SP among five suspended', The Economic Times (June 22).
  88. Press Trust of India (2009) 'Strike in Shopian ends', The Hindu (July 16).
  89. Raina, Muzaffar (2008) 'Pandits in poll to get home', The Telegraph (November 20).
  90. Rakesh, Kumar (2009) 'HC: Exhume bodies of Shopian rape victims', The Tribune (July 04).
  91. Rashid, Afsaana (2008) 'Muslims Reach Out to Hindus During This Year's Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir', The Women's International Perspective (September 08).
  92. Reuters (2009) 'Govt withdraws troops from troubled Baramulla', Yahoo! News (July 01).
  93. Rising Kashmir (2009) 'DGP constitutes 3-member SIT ' (June 08). id=13682&Itemid=1
  94. Shabir, Ali (2009) 'Two doctors suspended', Rising Kashmir (June 26). id=14278
  95. The Statesman (2002) 'Dastardly cover-up' (March 22).
  96. Swami, Praveen (2009) 'Kashmir: CRPF pullout could stumble over police shortages', The Hindu (July 03).
  97. Times of India (2009) 'Army opposes Omar's plans to revoke AFSPA' (February 26).
  98. Toufiq Rashid and Majid Jahangir (2009) 'Shopian women didn't drown, were raped, murdered: doctors', Indian Express (June 10). doctors/474067/
  99. Wani, Riyaz (2009) 'Not all of Shopian report mine: probe judge', Indian Express (July 13).
  100. Zee News (2009) 'Probe confrims Shopian rape, murder; blames cops' (June 22).
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