Tag: Risk

Not A Place To Breathe: How Tear Gas Poses A Public Health Risk In Kashmir, Approximately one lakh-plus tear-gas shells were used in 2016, and around 70,000 every year

Yawar Ahmad Bhat, a 22-year-old of Srinagar’s Maisuma loc­ality, cannot lift his right hand and right leg, and needs help to use the bathroom. And he cannot remember his life before June 30, 2009. That evening a tear-gas shell fired from close quarters hit him in the head. He fell down with blood gushing from […]