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British MPs Want Brexit Style Referendum For Kashmir

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Watch Video “Pellet wounds are brutal, they are a brutal response by the Indian authorities, they send a brutal message to the Kashmiri people and they leave brutal scars.” In only the second debate in the House of Commons since twenty years on Kashmir. British Members...

Everything You Need To Know About West Pakistan Refugees

Muhammad Faysal reflects on the history and current dynamics of West Pakistan refugee issue. 1)  On October 17, 1947 a revolt was started by the Second World War veterans after the Hindu Ruler of Jammu & Kashmir Hari Singh called for disarmament of the erstwhile...

These Pictures Of Umbrella In The Snowfall Are Breathtaking

What do you think of when you see the Umbrella ? Rain?  Snow? Sizzling temperatures? Hope?  The year 2017 , brought some good with it after it started snowing and with this came to an end the long dry spell in valley of Kashmir. Kashmir will never forget summer...

Revolutionary Urdu Hip Hop In Kashmir [Video]

Watch Video 2008, when the first round of street protests ruled Kashmir, threw up a generation that found multifarious ways of expressing dissent. The youth-dominated movement took culture as the base and new methods of artistic protests emerged. Music, graphics, graffiti, paintings, documentaries etc are...

Nothing But Misappropriation: Response To The India Today Story

A few days ago, a small conversation based event on feminist voices was held at a cafe in Srinagar. I was supposed to meet my friend, Muhammad Faysal, who was invited to this conversation which I had no prior knowledge of. He shared his...

Silence

Does silence come naturally to us? I admire words for the powers they wield. But words frighten me. There is a form of self censorship that gets built in. We live with that, slowly becoming invisible under the skin. As kids, we were taught not...

10 Types Of People You’ll Find During A Taraweeh

Following are the people who you’ll find during Taraweeh: 1) Skippers: Well, you won't actually find them inside the Masjid. The young lot who skip Taraweeh to hang around friends and run the entire length of the area until the Taraweeh finishes acting as if...

9 Emerging Photographers From Kashmir

I realised that if I wanted to cover anything, I should spend time to understand it and to do that you have to go live the story. ~ Ami Vitale. Happy World Photography Day. Photography has emerged as one of the best mediums to...

#JusticeForAsifa: Kathua Rape and Murder Explained

Here's a timeline of events from January 10, the day when Asifa went missing. 10 January: The little girl Asifa went missing when she was herding horses at Rasana village, where her foster parents live during winters. 12 January: The father of girl filed a...

Kashmir‘s Alan Kurdi

In September of 2015, the images of Alan Kurdi appeared on the front pages of all the global media outlets, and what looked like a peaceful slumber but was a blot on humanity. The world seemed to have stood up and taken notice because...

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#SilencedNoMore: Global activists call for an end to silence on Kashmir

Activists from around the world have called for the end of silence on Kashmir. They have started a campaign called #SilencedNoMore to create awareness...

Imran Khan’s stance on Kashmir has been a mixed bag

Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister ImranKhan has had a 22 year old struggle to reach the summit in Pakistan. But his and his party's (Pakistani...

What kind of Azaadi is this? (Spoiler Alert)

Azaadi is Lollywood's first attempt at romancing with Kashmir at a much closer level. The movie is set in present-day Kashmir which is battling...

Kashmiris react to the big break-up #BJPDumpsPDP

The news might have come as a surprise to all as BJP pulled out of the coalition government in the state. The state CM...
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