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"Widows and Half Widows" to be released in Srinagar this Thursday

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Widows and Half Widows — Saga of extra-judicial arrests and killings in Kashmir. Theme of the book: Thousands of youths were made to "disappear” during the militancy. Their wives, children and parents start every new day with hope and pain searching for their loves ones while their extended families, society and government fail to feel their pain. Now for the first time the powerful pen of journalist Afsana Rashid tells the sad story of these aggrieved families. Some of these victims and human rights activists will participate and speak in this programme.

Book: Widows and Half Widows — Saga of extra-judicial arrests and killings in Kashmir
Author: Afsana Rashid
Publishers: Pharos Media, New Delhi

Venue: Hotel Taj, Budshah Chowk, Srinagar (J&K)

Date & Time: Thursday, 12 May 2011 – 12 pm

Chair: Mr A R Hanjura, chairman, Islamic Relief & Research Trust

Chief Guests: Prof. Hameed Naseem Rafiabadi, Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, Editor, The Milli Gazette You are cordially invited to attend Details about the book: http://goo.gl/cw3Mb

For enquiry: +9419008872 (Srinagar)