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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21, 2020.

Pakistan leader Imran Khan — again — likens the Indian government to the Nazis, and says threat of conflict over Kashmir hasn’t gone...

Tensions between India and Pakistan remain high over the disputed region of Kashmir. India canceled the region's semi-autonomy last year.
Kashmir suffered the longest-ever internet shutdown to happen in a democracy this year.

Government-imposed internet blackouts cost the global economy $8 billion in 2019, and 2020 could be even worse

The three countries hardest hit by the economic cost of internet shutdowns in 2019 were Iraq, Sudan, and India.

Devastating photos show the effects of snowy avalanches and landslides in Kashmir that killed at least 76

Heavy rain and snowfall have both India- and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, and the neighboring countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan, since Sunday.
Saffron farming in Kashmir is one of the trades hurt by the Indian government's lockdown in the region.

Kashmir’s 5-month internet blackout is the longest ever imposed in a democracy — and it’s stifling local workers

The lockdown in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir has lasted more than five months — the longest to ever take place in a democratic state.
A demonstrator protests in New Delhi on December 19, 2019.

India’s top court has declared the record-breaking 159-day-long Kashmir internet blackout illegal

Significantly the court also ordered the government to make public all orders on internet shutdown, which India frequently deploys.
Students of B. Borooah College during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati, Assam, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. The passing of the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 will give Indian citizenship rights to the refugees from minority communities, except the Muslim community.

The world’s largest democracy is heading toward modern-day fascism

The fight that has erupted over the citizenship bill is reflective of the country's growing discrimination of its Muslim population.
A masked Kashmiri man with his head covered with barbed wire attends a protest after Friday prayers during restrictions following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, October 11, 2019.

India’s 134-day-long internet shutdown in Kashmir is now the longest ever imposed by a democratic state

On August 5, 2019, India cut access to the internet in the state of Kashmir, and rescinded the predominantly Muslim region's autonomy after 70 years.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Hubei Provincial Museum in Wuhan, China, in April 2018.

China and India are using the same playbook to trample on their minorities, and the rest of the world is too powerless to stop them

Muslims are being threatened in Xinjiang, Kashmir, and Assam. Though these regions are hundreds of miles apart, they seem to follow the same playbook.
A Kashmiri woman walks through an empty street during restrictions in Srinagar, Kashmir, on September 20, 2019.

India officially eliminates Kashmir’s flag and constitution as its internet blackout goes into 13th week

The Indian government formally passed legislation on Thursday to remove Jammu and Kashmir's semi-autonomous status.