05 August 2020

Raising the Stakes in Jammu and Kashmir


Related TagsKashmirIndia (non-Kashmir)PakistanWhat’s new?  In August 2019, India unilaterally revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status, redrew its internal boundaries, and scrapped Kashmiris’ exclusive rights to immovable property and access to government jobs. To quell potential protests, the authorities ordered an unprecedented crackdown, which included detaining almost all local politicians and a months-long communications blackout.Why did it happen?  Revocation of the Indian [...]