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Girls Reduced to Being Repositories of Communal and Religious Identities in Kashmir
Khan, Nyla Ali
The rape and ruthless murder of an eight-year old girl in Jammu province underscores the brutal gender violence that is a consistent feature of the political thuggery that grips the subcontinent.
Kashmir: A Brief Background: Against The Current vol. 149
Finkel, David; The Editors
Kashmir was divided between India and the newly created Pakistani state in the chaotic division of the Indian subcontinent in 1947-48, with little reference to the wishes of Kashmir’s people. The larg...
Kashmir: A Time for Freedom: Against The Current vol. 149
“Freedom” represents many things across rural and urban spaces in India-ruled Kashmir. These divergent meanings are steadfastly united on one point: freedom always signifies an end to India’s authorit...
Press for Conversion #47: March 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue begins with a series of articles examining the historical context of the conflict between India and Pakistan.
A Solution for Kashmir
What would justice for those suffering under Indian occupation in Kashmir look like?
Ashworth, Georgina (ed.); O'Brien, Conor Cruise (preface)
An account "of the plight today and the problems of some of the world's oppressed minorities". ...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...
Civil unrest leads to media crackdown in Kashmir, India
Sources News Release
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliates the Indian Journalists' Union (IJU) in strongly condemning the ongoing media crackdown by the state in Jammu and Kashmir, in nort...
The mass graves of Kashmir
India's dirty war unmasked
For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local laywer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India's abuses.
No story is worth dying for but some stories are worth taking a bit of risk
ICIJ member Syed Nazakat of The Week talks about the risks and benefits of conflict reporting in "the most dangerous place on earth".
Violence, arrests and censorship in all four corners of India
Sources News Release
Reporters Without Borders condemns a wave of violence and censorship against the media in various parts of India in the past few weeks.