Even if the disputed region were to become a Shangri-La, it would be a Shangri-La manufactured by India with sheer military force and money.
The people of Indian-administered Kashmir share the horrors of torture and pain at the hand of troops following India's decision to strip the Muslim-majority region of its autonomous status.
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.
After the abrogation of Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said Kashmir would become "shaandaar” (spectacular). TRT World debunks these claims, one after the other.
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.
Many Kashmiris TRT World spoke to allege Indian police and paramilitary forces are picking up young men and teenagers in midnight raids and subjecting them to custodial torture.
The social media giant stands accused of prioritising Indian voices and censoring Kashmiri and Pakistani voices that criticise the Indian government.
Why has a Kashmiri suburb barricaded itself against the Indian police and imposed self-isolation since August 9?
Why are Muslim countries in the Gulf silent over the crackdown and abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir?
As early as 1948, the legal advisor to the British Foreign Office questioned the validity of New Delhi's Kashmir treaty and argued that Kashmir's temporary accession to India would not settle the status of the disputed region.
Both small and large businesses in Jammu and Kashmir are facing near irreversible losses since the government of India changed the disputed region's autonomy, accompanied with a clampdown.
The rising wave of Hindu nationalism and Islamophobia in India threatens to sweep up Muslim-majority Kashmir in its wake
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