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Casteism in Kashmir: My observations and experiences (Part 2)

Mudassir Ali Lone RTI DP

  Mudasir Ali Lone This is in continuation of the Part 1 published here. Whenever someone tells me that there’s no caste in Kashmir (and I’m told that a lot), I can’t help but think of the terms that are part of our daily language, for example, Kaaluh Waatul (literal translation: black chamaar). It’s a …


Press Release: Free Kashmiri Political Prisoners


Free Kashmiri Political Prisoners, an online campaign to release Kashmiri political prisoners from various Indian jails, has attracted endorsement and support from academics, intellectuals and filmmakers from around the world. Eminent intellectuals and scholars like Judith Butler (Hannah Arendt Chair at the European Graduate School and Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature, …


Justice for Mudasir Kamran, Munavath Sriramulu and others: EFLU Students’ Struggles

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  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes [This article consists of two parts: the first part is a statement issued by the Dalit Camera Team on the events surrounding the tragic death of a Kashmiri student, Mudasir Kamran (read more about his death here), in the English and Foreign Languages University campus, Hyderabad,  and the protests …