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Protest in Kashmir Massive protests rock Kashmir’s Srinagar after security forces allegedly assault two youth

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

JKCCS report Kashmir 500,000 Kashmiri have lost their jobs because of digital apartheid, says JKCCS report

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

“People of Kashmir are living in shock”

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

What has changed since Kashmir’s special status was revoked?

The last one year has been described by the people of Kashmir as one of utter distress and helplessness.

In Kashmir, oppression is embedded in everyday life

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.

Dispatches from India Ep 9: Gas leak in south Indian city

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.

Kashmir: Coping with a double lockdown sans internet

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

Media freedom in Kashmir Media under siege: Journalists demand an end to threats and intimidations in Kashmir

Kashmir is under a military siege and communication blockade since August 05, when the far-right Indian government scrapped the region’s special status

Defiant voices combat militarization and state repression worldwide

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

Kashmir witnesses longest internet shutdown, nightmare for students

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.

India partially lifts internet ban in Kashmir with strict conditions for users

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

100 DAYS OF SIEGE IN KASHMIR 100 days of siege in Kashmir

Fear and political uncertainty have gripped the entire state, but people are determined to resist the state repression.

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