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Rohingya Muslims In Jammu Fear A Certain Deportation

The ethnic Rohingya population in the Rakhine province in Myanmar are undergoing a serious genocide at the hands of the majority Buddhists. The locals are fleeing to the neighbouring countries like India and Bangladesh who have rather been unwelcome to them. The former more...

2014 Floods In Pictures: Memories From The Deluge

"Three years later, the floods that effaced many memories, have become a bitter sweet memory." The devastating floods of 2014 left the whole of Kashmir shattered. Here are a few notable pictures from the deluge accompanied by excerpts from a blog written by Sauliha Yaseen. "My...

The Missing : Families Protest Enforced Disappearances

Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) is a collective of relatives of victims of enforced and involuntary disappearances in Kashmir. Disappearances often end in extra-judicial killings or death by torture. The APDP was formed in 1994 to organize efforts to seek justice and...

10 Beautiful Photos Of River Sindh You Must See

The River Sind The Sindh River or the Sind River is a river in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a major tributary of the Jehlum River. It is 108 kilometers long with its source believed to be from Machoi Glacier at...

Photo Story: Daily Life In Winter In Kashmir

"Kashmir is a theme well worthy of a poet" -W Wakefield Winter is arguably the most beautiful season in Kashmir. It portrays Kashmir perfectly. Educational hubs close down for a three-month vacation. Traffic on the roads calms down. People bring out the Kangris, and start using...

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...

Valley Of Faces

I constructed this photo series 'Valley Of Faces' two months ago. I have a strong inclination towards documentary and street photography. These photos have been taken different places across the length and breadth of the valley. The photo series is a depiction of the...

Photo Essay: Streets of Downtown

Bold and mutilated graffiti, narrow alleys, locked and open doors, bridges, curfewed roads, Downtown has it all along with its mysticism. Sixteen year old, Darash Dawood captures the streets of Downtown Srinagar.   1. A graffiti glorifying Burhan Wani as a middle-aged man takes a nap on...

21 Beautiful Ramadan Pictures From Kashmir That Explain Our ‘Rozdari’

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A post shared by Hilal Ahmad (@hilalahmmad) on Jun 22, 2017 at 5:00am PDT A post shared by Hilal Ahmad (@hilalahmmad) on Jun 17, 2017 at 10:59am PDT Like any other Muslim nation, Ramadan has its special significance in Kashmir....

Photo Essay: The Floating Vegetable Market In Dal Lake

One fine cold winter morning, waking up at 6 AM the morning, I planned to visit the famous Floating Vegetable market in Dal Lake in Srinagar for a shoot. To reach the vegetable market one has to cross several wooden footbridges. These bridges are...

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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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