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Kashmir siege

Kashmir’s autonomous status is revoked by India’s far-right government and the military occupation is tightened with a total communications blackout. We speak with ATHER ZIA and MOHAMAD JUNAID about the resistance in Jammu and Kashmir.

Episode: 008 Kashmir siege
Date: 18 April 2020 | Length: 63:24

Briefing Notes

India’s ‘draconian’ blackout sets worrying precedent, warns UN [Guardian Aug 2019]

India faces defiance in ‘Kashmir’s Gaza’ [AFP Aug 2019]

Besieged Kashmiri neighborhood in test of wills with India’s Modi [Reuters Aug 2019]

Ather Zia. Interview on Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir [Jadaliyya]

Ather Zia. Listening through the silence [Adi Magazine (Spring 2020)]

Arundhati Roy. The Silence Is the Loudest Sound [New York Times Aug 2019]

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