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Kashmir Floods: “Please Don’t Panic, We Will Reach You”

by Lubna Reshi -Indian-administered Kashmir- Srinagar is not the same as when I left in mid-August. I feel like I have returned to a warzone. Devastation […]

Feature Articles, Kashmir, Natural Disasters, The World

Kashmiri War Mothers Find Ways to Grieve

by Shazia Yousuf –Indian-administered Kashmir– When I met Taja Begum in the winter of 2009, I could tell she was dying soon. Taja, 75, was skin […]

Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, India, Kashmir, Mental Health, Motherhood, Political Prisoners, Social Justice, South Asia, The World, War & Conflict

Heroes Never Die: The Sundown Parade at the Wagah Border

by Urmila Chanam -India- The cover from enemy fire at the position he decided to occupy was scant, exposing him and his buddy to extreme danger. […]

Feature Articles, India, Kashmir, Pakistan, Politics & Democracy, Terrorism, The World, War & Conflict

Dowry Rising Among Muslims in Kashmir

by Nusrat Ara –Indian-administered Kashmir– Shazia Akhtar and her family have been preparing for months for her wedding. The family has saved for years for the […]

Feature Articles, Indigenous Culture, Kashmir, Marriage, The World, Violence Against Women

Juvenile (In)Justice in Kashmir

by Nusrat Ara –Indian administered Kashmir– My heart sinks as I look at the collage, carried by almost all the local newspapers, of children standing before […]

Children's Rights, Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, India, Kashmir, Laws & Legislation, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, Uprisings

Craftsmen of Renowned Kashmiri Guns Struggle to Survive

by Nusrat Ara –Indian-administered Kashmir– As a little kid my elder brother and I spent most of our time at our maternal grandparent’s house. A room […]

Business & Economy, Craftsmanship, Feature Articles, Government, Kashmir, Weapons

Buddhism in Ladakh: Everyday, Everywhere

by Charukesi Ramadurai – India – High in the north Indian state of Kashmir sits Ladakh, held by many as the last bastion of Himalayan Buddhism. […]

Arts & Culture, Buddhism, Feature Articles, Globalization, Kashmir, Photography, Religion, Tibet

Kashmir’s Last Cinema Struggles to Survive

by Nusrat Ara –Indian-Administered Kashmir– It is Sunday noon. I am standing outside the only functional cinema in all of Indian administered Kashmir. Located in the […]

Arts & Culture, Asia, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Islam, Kashmir

India Braces for US Pressure on Afghanistan and Kashmir

by Aditi Bhaduri – India – As US President Barack Obama commits a troops increase in Afghanistan and a recognition of the “good Taliban,” and as […]

Afghanistan, Development, Feature Articles, Foreign Policy, India, Kashmir, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics & Democracy, Taliban

Despite Modernization, Faith Healers Remain Popular for Treating the Effects of Kashmir’s Conflict

by Afsaana Rashid – Indian-administered Kashmir – While the world has progressed by leaps and bounds in technological advancement, the Kashmir valley remains rooted in cultural […]

India, Kashmir, Regions of the World, War & Conflict