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Silence in Kashmir on India’s Republic Day
January 27, 2021

Silence in Kashmir on India’s Republic Day

By Bhat Burhan
In Kashmir, the holiday means internet blackouts and pre-emptive detentions amid heightened security protocols.

Kashmir Internet Shutdown Continues, Despite Supreme Court Ruling
August 21, 2020

Kashmir Internet Shutdown Continues, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

By Justin Sherman
India has the potential to be a global leader in promoting democratic technology norms, but instead it leads the way with internet shutdowns.
Kashmir’s Dark Year
July 01, 2020

Kashmir’s Dark Year

By Um Roommana
A loss of autonomy. A months-long security crackdown. Now, a pandemic. It’s been a rough year in Kashmir.

As Life Moves Online Amid the Pandemic, Kashmiri Education Is Being Left Behind
June 16, 2020

As Life Moves Online Amid the Pandemic, Kashmiri Education Is Being Left Behind

By Ishfaq Majid and Shazia Kouser
The 4G internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir has left teachers and students struggling.

Kashmiris’ Desperate Quest for Internet Access
January 30, 2020

Kashmiris’ Desperate Quest for Internet Access

By StoriesAsia
The internet has been partially restored in Kashmir after six months of misery.

China Hopes UN Meeting Spurs India-Pakistan Talks on Kashmir
January 16, 2020

China Hopes UN Meeting Spurs India-Pakistan Talks on Kashmir

By Associated Press
A UN Security Council meeting called by Beijing to address the Kashmir issue was held on Wednesday.

The Human Toll of Kashmir’s Internet and Mobile Shutdown
December 27, 2019

The Human Toll of Kashmir’s Internet and Mobile Shutdown

By Ishfaq Majid, Shazia Kouser, and Tawseef Ahmad Sheikh
Kashmiris speak about the impact of the communications blackout on their lives.
How to End the Internet Shutdown in Kashmir
December 14, 2019

How to End the Internet Shutdown in Kashmir

By Ishfaq Majid and Shazia Kouser
There are less-restrictive alternatives that could still fulfill the government’s aims.

No Phone Calls, No Groceries: Kashmir on Edge Under Lockdown
August 09, 2019

No Phone Calls, No Groceries: Kashmir on Edge Under Lockdown

By Aijaz Hussain and Sheikh Saaliq
Stores are closed and streets are deserted amid a security crackdown, the harshest in recent memory.

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