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The history of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh

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Let Kashmiris Decide Their Fate
By Ajit Bhattacharjea, in The Pioneer, New Delhi, 17 March 1995. Since October, 1947, Pakistan and India have contested Kashmir, but there's a third option, "azaadi," of greater Kashmiri indendence. Implications of azaadi for Jammu and Ladakh.
State Terrorism and the Murder of Jalil Andrabi
From Earl Hall, AIPSG, 8 April 1996. Political assassination of Jalil Andrabi, Chairman of the Kashmir Commission of Jurists, who documented and exposed rights abuses by the military, paramilitary and police forces in Kashmir.
High time to put an end to impunity in Jammu and Kashmir
From Amnesty International News Service, 15 May 1997. Growth of human rights violations at hands of Indian army. Yasin Malik, leader of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) arrested for protesting it.
Escalating harassment of opposition leaders and journalists in Jammu and Kashmir
From Amnesty International, 9 July 1997.