Month: August 2019

Kashmir Caged – A Fact-Finding Report

Authors: Jean Drèze, economistKavita Krishnan, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and AIPWA Maimoona Mollah, All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) Vimal Bhai, National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) We spent five days (9-13 August 2019) traveling extensively in Kashmir. Our…

India’s Revocation of Jammu & Kashmir’s Autonomous Status – Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists

As the Indian government resorts to the annexation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir at gunpoint, detaining its political leaders and cutting off all means of communication, we extend our solidarity to the people of Jammu and Kashmir as…

The Long Dark Night in Kashmir

PEOPLE’S UNION FOR DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS 5th August 2019 At the stroke of the midnight hour on 5 August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was blanketed in a state of siege. 35,000 fresh troops in addition to the existing 6.5 lakhs were present…

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