This is the 29th internet ban in Kashmir since 2016. The internet is a threat to the State as it allows Kashmiris to expose its wall of lies.
On this Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day, we urge for broader conversation on questions of women’s bodies, impunity and erasure as processes, and militarism as an ideology, in which we are all implicated.
Talking about feminism in Kashmir is a tricky territory - women were deliberately getting pushed behind, from the most subtle to the most overt ways.
Women in Kashmir can make an impact on the economic order of our society if they have equal control over economic resources and participate in economic decision-making at all levels.
Handwara killings remind us once again that situation in Kashmir has never been normal.
Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since.
Enforced disappearances of men in Kashmir are common – picked up on grounds of suspicion & never returned home – leaving behind 'half widows'.
as much as it is important for the Aarey Forest to remain an ecologically protected zone and be preserved amidst alarmingly worsening climate crisis, it is also important to acknowledge the ties that bind the Aarey Forest and the Adivasis that call it home, together.
In the light of mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old Muslim youth, brutally injured under the suspicion of theft, simultaneous protests were organized across 70 cities on June 27th.
For residents of Kashmir, the happenings here are so much a part of our daily routine that we fail to notice any incongruities. We adapt.