Indian mechanisms to attenuate the struggle of Kashmiris

To maintain its grasp on Kashmiri people India has worked with meticulous planning at multiple levels. India and its extremist Hindu parties see Kashmir as a cultural epicentre of what defines India as a nation. It has consistently legitimised massacres and rape as an essential counter-strategy of what India calls

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Kashmiri Political Response

The Indian census data for 2001 shows that 67% of the population of Kashmir and its associated territories are Muslim. Kashmir also has minorities, specifically Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Jains. The table below provides a snapshot of Kashmir’s demographic profile. Table: Demographic division of Kashmir and its territories Muslims

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Enforced Disappearances

In Kashmir, there have been more than 8000 cases of enforced and involuntary disappearances between 1989 and 2009, according to the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), a collective of family members who campaign against enforced disappearances and are in search of their loved ones. According to the Rome

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Abrogation of Article 370

What are Articles 370 and 35A? Article 370 of the Indian constitution gave special status to the Indian occupied state of Jammu and Kashmir, a region located in the northern part of Indian subcontinent, which has been the subject of dispute between India, Pakistan, and China since 1947 conferring it with the power

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