Protesters have demanded strict action against the personnel involved in the assault on two youth, 20-year-old Shahid Ahad and 21-year-old Auqib Dar
A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society remarks that the multi-faceted and targeted denial of digital rights is a “systemic form of discrimination, digital repression and collective punishment” for the Kashmiri population
In 2019, India’s ruling BJP finally enacted what what its fascistic ideological parent, the RSS, had wanted 66 years beforehand – the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Communist leader M.Y. Tarigami talks about the past year
The last one year has been described by the people of Kashmir as one of utter distress and helplessness.
In addition to lockdown measures, the harsh political and social restrictions imposed by the Indian government have made life extremely difficult for the people of Kashmir.
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at the gas leak in the south Indian city of Visakhapatnam, the situation of drivers in Kashmir due to COVID-19 and the ‘Bois Locker Room’ issue.
Over 7 months after the State of Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status and a harsh lockdown was imposed, the people face a double blow due to the novel coronavirus. Poor internet speeds make the matter worse
Kashmir is under a military siege and communication blockade since August 05, when the far-right Indian government scrapped the region’s special status
Despite heightened militarization and oppressive tactics by states, people across the world refused to give in and fought back for their rights to life and dignity
As the erstwhile state remains deprived of crucial communication services since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, it has taken a toll on the youths’ future and careers.
Users are being asked to sign an informal bond which includes conditions restraining them from uploading all encrypted files that contain any videos or photographs, in addition to disallowing the use of social networking sites, proxies, VPNs and WiFi