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Are People Used as 'Human Shields' in Kashmir?

Newsclick Team |
Using people as human shields in a war zone is considered to be a violation of the Geneva Convention.

Using people as human shields in a war zone is considered to be a violation of the Geneva Convention. However, in Kashmir, Farooq Ahmed Dar was used as a human shield during polls in Srinagar in 2017. In the last few months, the conflict-ridden region has seen several encounters and killings where allegations were made that people were used as human shields by the army. NewsClick spoke to the kin of the people killed in such cases to find out the truth behind these allegations.

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