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A selection of news articles organised by date (most recent first)

Among 3,000 detained by Indian authorities in Kashmir: children

Amidst crackdowns, Kashmiri journalists struggle to report

What life is like in Kashmir under siege: A report

Reports of torture in detention camps

Fearing arrests youth in Srinagar avoid hospitals

Revolving door arrest of Kashmiri youth

No charges presented against those detained in Kashmir

A senior Indian cardiologist summoned by Indian intelligence agency for interrogation over his criticism of abrogation of Article 370

Risk to health care systems under the current siege

Kashmir’s clampdown prompts shortage of medicines and a health crisis

Emergency services beyond reach of the public

Journalists continue to face threats and harassment

Journalist appalled over continuous communications blockade

Tensions over Kashmir rise but India says no plan for war

Us Presidential hopeful calls for US to support UN-backed peaceful resolution of Kashmir

European Parliament’s Committee on foreign Affairs calls an immediate end to Kashmir’s siege

British lawmakers agree to continue work for alleviation of suffering faced by Kashmiris

India urged to allow fact-finding missions in Kashmir by OIC-Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission

British MEP urges EU to put pressure on India to end the siege

Five eminent international human rights advocates call Kashmir blackout as collective punishment

Deputy leader of Britain’s Labour party, Tom Watson, draws attention to Kashmir’s humanitarian crisis

US lawmakers concerned about Kashmir

UN Special Rapporteur says curbs on communications violate international law

India is already appropriating land in Kashmir

Newsclick (220819): Srinagar, Kashmir: The Protests and Seige of Soura

Mudasir Ahmad, The Wire (220819): Kashmir Running Short of Life Saving Drugs as Clampdown Continues.

Mia Holmgren, Dagens Nyheter (220819): ”Kashmirs befolkning lever under ockupation”

Cristina Tardáguila, Poynter (220819): Fact-checkers in Kashmir: What they saw (and felt)

Jalees Andrabi, AFP (210819): We won’t give an inch’: India faces defiance in ‘Kashmir’s Gaza’.

The Wire (210819): The Truth Behind Government’s ‘No Casualty’ in Kashmir Claim (video)

Kaisar Andrabi, The Wire (210819): Ground Report: Why Most Kashmiri Children Are Keeping Off School.

Indian Express (210819): Hyderabad: Complaint against reporter’s ‘anti-national’ post on J&K.

Jalees Andrabi, AFP (210819): Kashmir families demand answers for ‘unaccounted for’ deaths.

CNA (200819): Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

British Medical Journal (190819): “Kashmir communications blackout is putting patients at risk, doctors warn”

The Telegraph (190819): Wanted, private space to detain Kashmiris

Basit Zargar, The Citizen (190819): Schools open in Kashmir without students – in pictures 

Muzaffar Raina, The Telegraph (190819) “Iron fist in rural Kashmir”

Times of India (190819): Criminal complaint filed against Shehla Rashid under sedition charges

The Wire (190819): Army, Shehla Rashid Lock Horns Over ‘Torture’ Charge

Parvaiz Bukhari, AFP (180819): 4,000 detained in Kashmir since autonomy stripped: govt sources

Fahad Shah, The Atlantic (180819): ‘News From Here Doesn’t Go Out’: Kashmir Simmers Under Lockdown

Basit Mahmood, Metro (180819): There have been daily protests since August 5, when the Indian government revoked the region’s special status.

The Wire (180819): Restrictions Reimposed in Srinagar After Protests, Clashes With Police

Zeba Siddiqui and Fayaz Bukhari, Reuters (170819): Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police 

Aditya Menon, The Quint (170819): Kashmir: How Govt Gathered Massive Data Before Article 370 Move

Haroon Janjua and Hugh Tomlinson, The Times (140819): Unified Kashmir dream fades for families torn apart by border conflict.

Shaswati Das, Livemint (130819): Kashmir struggles to cope with communication curbs

Indian Express (130819): Kashmir in lockdown: Exclusive Express photos from the Valley

Al Jazeera (130819):  Kashmir: Srinagar a maze of razor wires and steel barriers.

Radio Free Europe (130819): Pakistan Wants Emergency UN Meeting On Kashmir.

Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi, The Guardian (130819): The crisis in Kashmir.

Margaret Owen, The Guardian (130819): UK must help the ‘half-widows’ of Jammu and Kashmir.

Zeba Siddiqui and Fayaz Bukhari, Reuters India (130819): Authorities lock down Srinagar on Eid holiday

Zubair Sofi, The Wire (130819): In a Ravaged Kashmir, One Woman’s Fight to Give Birth

Sameer Yasir and Jeffrey Gettleman, New York Times (120819): With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown.

Sameer Yasir, Suhasini Raj and Jeffrey Gettleman, The Telegraph (120819): Kashmir report: ‘Living hell here’

Bashaarat Masood, The Indian Express (120819): In separatist stronghold Sopore: ‘Do not misunderstand our silence as surrender’

Azaan Javaid, The Print (120819): J&K govt refuses to give information on Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti’s whereabouts

Huffington Post India (120819): Hundreds Of Kashmiris Protested In Srinagar On The Eve Of Eid: Report.

CBC Radio (120819): The Current for August 12, 2019 

Protests in Soura after Eid prayers, August 12, 2019 

The Wallstreet Journal (120819): Protesters Demonstrate in Kashmir Despite Indian Clampdown.

AFP (120819): Civilians with pellet gun injuries fired by Indian forces being brought to a local hospital in Srinagar for the treatment.

Shaswati Das, Livemint (120819): Complete shutdown, heavy stone pelting, all main mosques out of bounds. Here is a snippet of violence and public outrage against the clampdown, in Hyderpora (Srinagar).

The Wire (120819): Ground Report: Angry Kashmir Empty on Eid as Restrictions Return to Srinagar

Livemint (120819): Curfew brings life in Kashmir to a standstill ahead of Eid today (120819): Kashmir ground report: A cancer patient struggles to reach hospital for chemo, others can’t get home

The Wire (120819): Stuck in Hospital After Losing a Child, Waiting 3 Days for 1 Call: Life in Kashmir Today

The Wire (120819): ‘I Am More Afraid Than I Have Ever Been’: A Personal Account From Kashmir.

Daanish Nabi and Bilal Kuchay, Al Jazeera (110819): Amid ‘disheartening Eid siege’, Kashmiris try to reach loved ones

Al Jazeera (110819): Pakistan foreign minister discusses India and Kashmir

The Irish Times (110819): India reimposes some restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Muslim festival

Nicola Careem, BBC (100819): Despite government saying reports of protests in Saura were completely fabricated, see exclusive BBC footage here for the truth. Thousands marched, police fired on protesters, dozens injured 10 August 2019

The Leaflet (100819): Kashmir Times editor moves Supreme Court seeking media freedom in Valley.

Kamaldeep Singh Brar, The Indian Express (100819): “Religious duty of Sikhs to protect Kashmiri girls: Akal Takht Jathedar”

Aditya Menon, The Quint (100819):  ‘Repeat of 1984’: Sikhs Stand With Kashmir, Akal Takht Speaks Out.

Kumar Majumdar and Aliya Iftikar, Committee to Protect Journalists (100819): In Kashmir, obstruction, confiscated equipment, and hand-carrying stories and photos on flash drive

The Wire (090819): In Srinagar Hospital Ward, Pellet Victims Belie Official Claims of ‘Calm’.

The Irish Times (090819): Police in Kashmir use tear gas as at least 10,000 protest.

Times of India (090819): J&K govt shifts 20 more ‘troublemakers’ from Kashmir to Agra; Mian Qayoom among 25 flown out on Thursday

Siddharth Varadarajan,  The Wire (090819): Ground Report: Pellet Blindings Back as Protestors Challenge Centre’s Kashmir Move.

Kaisar Andrabi, Huffington Post India (090819): Kashmir: Government Using Pellet Guns To Suppress Protests.

The Leaflet (090819): Article 370 : Lawyer from Kashmir challenges President’s order on J&K.

Azaan Javaid, The Print (090819): Don’t come home for Eid, a Kashmiri mother tells her son on a one-minute phone call.

Sheikh Saaliq, AP News (090819): Kashmir’s streets silent as people’s despair and rage grow.

BBC News (080819): Kashmir dispute: Hundreds detained as anger grows.

Maham Abedi, Global News Canada (070819): ‘A total blackout’: Kashmiri-Canadians unable to contact relatives since India cut internet.

Fahad Shah, Time (070819): ‘Anxiety Fills the Air.’ What It’s Like Inside Kashmir When All Communication With the Outside World Is Cut Off.

The Scroll (070819): Listen: TM Krishna recites poet Agha Shahid Ali’s ‘Postcard from Kashmir’.

Aijaz Hussain, AP News (210519): Kashmir Group Seeks UN Probe into Torture by Indian Troops

Mirza Waheed, The Jacobin Mag (040519): The Blood of Tulips.

Alison Redford, The Globe and Mail (080319): This is not the same old India-Pakistan Conflict

Arundhati Roy, Huffington Post India (010319): “Our Captured, Bleeding Hearts…”

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