Mohammad Haziq is a freelance journalist based in Kashmir.
From demographic change and unemployment to disenfranchisement and violence, things have gone from bad to worse one year after India's annexation of Jammu and Kashmir.
India's communication blockade on the back of its revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's autonomous status has forced several journalists into odd jobs.
Local press in Kashmir struggles to report the news in the face of massive restrictions and intimidation from security forces. Meanwhile, journalists parachuting into Kashmir enjoy far greater freedom and access.
In late August TRT World spoke to Shehla Rashid, a pro-India politician with the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement, who has criticised India's revocation of Kashmir's autonomous status. Today, New Delhi police filed multiple cases against her.
Kashmiris studying in India and Bangladesh are already wracked with worry about their families due to the communications blackout and now face alarming financial pressures as their funds dry up.
Kashmir's most restless region has been kept relatively calm since India revoked the region's autonomous status. Residents say that the anger will bubble over at any moment.
This report from inside Kashmir details how protests in Kashmir are being violently suppressed as India's military siege enters its sixth day and people suffer without basic freedoms.
The ruling BJP has given a free hand to the police and army in disputed Kashmir and locals say the latest custodial death of a young teacher is one of the tragic results of that muscular policy.
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