Since India revoked Article 370, effectively ending Kashmir's autonomy, the region has been facing a lockdown, curfews and more while tensions between neighbours Pakistan and India have skyrocketed.
Animal deaths in the Kashmir conflict have gone mostly undocumented and are treated as collateral damage unworthy of attention.
Recent violence targeted outsiders from mainland India entering the disputed Kashmir, a significant shift triggered by India's decision to reduce the semi-autonomous region into a New Delhi-ruled territory.
The visit drew ire from rights activists and leaders of the opposition as the ruling BJP has barred foreign journalists and independent groups from visiting Kashmir, where a clampdown on dissent has continued since August 5.
Although Islamabad has always supported Kashmir's UN-sanctioned Right to Self Determination, it has also been wary of Kashmiri nationalism that envisions a state free from both India and Pakistan.
India imposed tough new restrictions in disputed Kashmir fearing protests ahead of UN speeches by rival Indian and Pakistani leaders at the UNGA, even as the US urged New Delhi to ease control.
Sanjay Bhattacharyya is the Indian Ambassador to Turkey.
In video recorded interviews, the victims allege that the Indian army subjected them to immense physical pain and psychological pressure.
Amnesty International's chief Kumi Naidoo says the rights group won't be intimidated by Indian PM Modi's government for raising concerns about disputed Kashmir where a stringent lockdown and communication blackout entered 43rd day.
In late August TRT World spoke to Shehla Rashid, a pro-India politician with the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement, who has criticised India's revocation of Kashmir's autonomous status. Today, New Delhi police filed multiple cases against her.
On day 27 of New Delhi's clampdown in Indian-administered Kashmir, tens of thousands of Pakistanis walked out of work and home at 0700 GMT to show solidarity with Kashmiris. Meanwhile, the BBC reported accounts of the Indian army torturing Kashmiris.
Many Kashmiris TRT World spoke to allege Indian police and paramilitary forces are picking up young men and teenagers in midnight raids and subjecting them to custodial torture.
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