World Bulletin / News Desk
According to a survey conducted by non-governmental organization (NGO) Save the Children, there are over 200,000 orphans in Jammu and Kashmir.
Thirty-seven percent of these orphans have lost one or both parents due to the more than twenty-year-old armed conflict that began in the region in 1989.
Kashmiris see India as an "occupier" and accuse the ruling of systematic violations, killing dozens of civilians in Himalayan region.
Tens of thousands of Muslims have been killed since pro-independent moves grew against Indian rule in 1989.
In 1948, the United Nations adopted a resolution calling for a referendum for Kashmir to determine whether the Himalayan region should be part of India and Pakistan. But India has rejected to hold referendum in Kashmiri territory.Güncelleme Tarihi: 28 Haziran 2012, 16:12