Eleven things India must do in Kashmir: Justin Podur

Guest post by JUSTIN PODUR: I spent a week in Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, at the end of April 2013, talking to people among whom there was a wide range of opinion. While almost everyone supports freedom, some are resigned to India never letting Kashmir go, others believe that the struggle will go on … More Eleven things India must do in Kashmir: Justin Podur

In mourning and under siege – A despatch from Srinagar: Saadut Hussain

Guest post by SAADUT HUSSAIN The evening prior to Afzal Guru’s hanging, Kashmir was being prepared for a siege. The state had already started working towards barricading the entire population of Kashmir and enforcing curfew. A backlash in Kashmir was already anticipated, not only because Afzal was a Kashmiri but also because in Kashmir he … More In mourning and under siege – A despatch from Srinagar: Saadut Hussain

Is the Hurriyat divorcing democracy and freedom?: Gowhar Geelani

Guest post by GOWHAR GEELANI By any stretch of imagination, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference [APHC] has ceased to be an amalgam of ‘all parties’. It seems that this conglomerate of several pro-freedom political, social and religious parties is actually being run by a chosen few in a dictatorial manner. It is no secret now … More Is the Hurriyat divorcing democracy and freedom?: Gowhar Geelani