India takes another leaf from Israel’s playbook by denying funerals in Kashmir

The state is using coronavirus as a pretext to withhold militants’ bodies, inhibiting the communal grieving process. In Kashmir, the break of each new dawn this Ramadan is often accompanied by breaking news: cordon-and-search operations, houses blasted, militants killed, bodies not handed over to families. The …

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නොසණ්ඩාල ජාතීන්ගේ ගැලරියේ ඉන්දියාව තබන්න

ජාත්‍යන්තර ආගමික නිදහස පිළිබඳ ඇමරිකානු කොමිසම සිය රජයට නිර්දේශ කරයි – ලතීෆ් ෆාරුක් විසිනි ‘ජාත්‍යන්තර ආගමික නිදහස පිළිබඳ ඇමරිකානු කොමිසම’ යනු ලොව රටවල ආගමික නිදහසට ඇති වන තර්ජන අධීක‍ෂණ කිරීම සඳහා ඇමරිකාවේ කොංග්‍රසය විසින් පිහිටුවන ලද ස්වාධීන ආයතනයකි. ඇමරිකන් ජනාධිපතිවරයාට හා එම ආරක‍ෂක රාජ්‍ය ලේකම්වරයාට නිර්දේශ …

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Kashmir: Coronavirus is a new tool for India to oppress us

Indian Security forces have launched a heavy-handed response, perhaps because they are only trained in inflicting violence. In the course of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, when the Indian administration in Kashmir started appealing to people to report the travel histories of their neighbours and acquaintances, …

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Arab regimes are fully on board with India’s settler-colonial project in Kashmir

Leaders of the Muslim world have failed to take India to task for the ongoing repression of Kashmiri citizens. It has been more than two weeks since India issued a decree that stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomous status, and the region remains under lockdown. Telephone and …

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