Breaking the resolve of the Kashmiri people

Two decades of conflict have left Indian-administered Kashmir economically, socially and psychologically decimated. The systematic use of enforced disappearance – there have been a reported 8,000 to 10,000 in Indian-administered Kashmir - has been recognised as a crime against humanity. And while the number may have fallen dramatically since the height of the insurgency in the 1990s, India’s refusal to seriously address the issue has left Kashmiris searching for closure.

To read my interview with Athar Parvaiz Bha, a Kashmiri journalist, about the conflict, disappearances and trauma in the valley, click here.

Posted in: Al Jazeera, Kashmir, Main Features

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