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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...

A Small American Town Comes Together To Help Kashmiris Denied Visas By Trump

Abid Hussain Khan and Tanvir Hussain had first been denied visas on January 30 and told that the reason behind the rejection was “current policies.” After pressure from at least two US senators and a small town community in the US, two athletes from Jammu...

How The State Brutalised The Student Protests

Twelfth consecutive day, and Shri Partap Higher Secondary Model School Srinagar remains shut on the order of the authorities. The higher secondary has born the brunt of authorities' clampdown on educational institutions in the past one month, since the students' uprising gripped the valley, as...

21 Things That Prove You Are A Kashmiri

Being Kashmiri is unique. The peculiarities that we have, are inseparable traits like the basic instincts. Our upbringing witnesses a lot of events that stay in our memories forever. Like checking our neighbours for power cuts every time to make sure we don't have...

Bollywood film glorifies human-shields in Kashmir as an act of patriotism

Baaghi 2 a recently released film glorifies the human shield incident in Kashmir as an act of valour and patriotism. According to various reviews, the human shield scene appears early in the movie. The scroll.in website writes, "The human shield scene is supposed to confirm...

Graves of Dolls – An Obituary For Kaneeza

16 March 2017 Little Kaniza, I am writing your obituary (and it is such a terrible thing to say!). I don’t know the circumstances of your death; I just know that you were 7. Seven. Journalists are still to write longish pieces about the events on...

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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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