“One year ago today, India revoked Kashmir’s special semi-autonomous status. It is a place of no rights, shackled in concertina wire, suffocating in a state of interminable lockdown.”

Angana Chatterji, Research Anthropologist and Co-chair of CRG’s Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights, authored an article that was released today for Just Security, titled “Kashmir: A Place Without Rights.” To read the article visit: https://www.justsecurity.org/71840/kashmir-a-place-without-rights/

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Image: A Kashmiri Muslim woman walks in front of a concertina razor wire of Indian government forces closing a road in the deserted city center during a curfew like restrictions, a year after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, in the city center on August 05, 2020 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India.