India’s Modi government has used populist rhetoric to scare the public and turn Kashmiri Muslims into symbols of terrorist violence. The news media in India seems to be following along.
The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn’t just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.
India recently revoked a special provision that ended the autonomy of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here’s the history of the constitutional provision, Article 370.
While the world avoids calling the crime by its name, Kashmiris are facing an ongoing genocide.
We focus on Kashmir in the third part of our India Tomorrow podcast series: its history, the lives of its people, and the conflict over its future.
This is a transcript of episode three of The Anthill podcast series India Tomorrow on Kashmir.
India and Pakistan have been fighting for control over Kashmir, an 86,000-square-mile territory in the Himalayas, for seven decades. But the people of Kashmir have their own political goals too.