A Jacobin contributor in Kashmir interviewed dozens of ordinary Kashmiris in the midst of Modi’s brutal communications clampdown on the region. Despite the Indian government’s best efforts, Kashmiris’ demands for self-determination cannot stay invisible forever.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s violent clampdown is the latest episode in a long saga of repression and resistance in Kashmir. The people of Kashmir deserve the chance to determine their own future, free of repression or outside interference.
A report from inside Kashmir, where Indian authorities have created an open-air prison with millions captive.
India’s brutal occupation of Kashmir is only getting worse. The situation there demands our attention and those struggling for justice need our solidarity.
India's military blockade of Kashmir is breathtaking in its brutality and violence. We can't let them silence Kashmir's dreams for freedom and justice.
People in Kashmir have been suffering a militarized lockdown since August, when India put an end to the region’s semiautonomous status. In a pandemic, that lockdown is set to continue, extending the disciplinary powers of India’s armed forces in a region where tensions are already at boiling point.
The people of Kashmir have been left badly exposed to COVID-19 by a state that spends lavishly on tools of repression while neglecting public health services. The Indian government is using the lockdown to extend its regime of surveillance and control.
I was in Kashmir when India launched its brutal crackdown last month. Before I knew it, my beloved home had been turned into an open-air prison.
We journey to Indian-occupied Kashmir, where the cinemas have been turned into torture chambers.
A dispatch from another year of agonizing bloodshed in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Progressive Indians must oppose governmental violence against Kashmiris. The powers that would seek to deny the oppressed people of Kashmir the right to freely pursue their goal of collective self-determination must be stopped.
We have to name the crimes against the Rohingyas, Palestinians, and Kashmiris what they are: genocide, apartheid, and colonialism.
Narendra Modi and Donald Trump's love fest over the weekend was sickening. It was also a reminder that our fight against the far right must be international.
Arundhati Roy has a tendency to rile India’s media and political elites like no one else on the subcontinent. Perhaps that’s because no writer today, in India or anywhere in the world, writes with the kind of beautiful, piercing prose in defense of the wretched of the earth that Roy does.
Keir Starmer’s Labour Party narrowly avoided a second successive by-election defeat to the Tories yesterday. But the most important story of the campaign was the alienation of British Muslims from a political mainstream that openly despises them.
In the last week, simmering tensions on the Indian-Chinese border in the Himalayas have escalated to open conflict, with fatalities on both sides. India's foreign policy, and not just China, deserves much blame for the escalation.
India’s once-powerful left-wing movements are facing the gravest challenge in their history as Narendra Modi’s ultranationalist party consolidates its grip on power. This moment of crisis calls for a wholesale rethink of theory and strategy by Indian socialists.
For all the Democratic Party’s warnings about Trump’s far-right friends, it’s home to an alarming number of supporters of India’s quasi-fascist prime minister Narenda Modi. One of them is a top staffer to Joe Biden. That’s a big problem.
Labour held on in Batley and Spen in spite of Keir Starmer's unpopular leadership, not because of it. An effective local campaign kept him as far away as possible. In thrall to focus groups and media groupthink, Starmer is still guiding Labour onto the rocks.
When President Trump scuttled talks for a peace deal in Afghanistan, liberal media heaved a sigh of relief. But despite the risks, an end to the US occupation is a precondition for peace in the country.