Murder in UniformJune 2015
Kashmir’s most infamous “fake encounter” leaves five families desperate for justice.
Shazia Yousuf: The Hidden DamageOctober 2014
In the 1990s, as Kashmiri men fighting Indian occupation were tortured and killed, Kashmiri women silently suffered through a different kind of war.
The Torturable ClassFebruary 2014
When it comes to Kashmir, India acts as a police state, holding even speech hostage. Why this obsession with narrative control?
Mirza Waheed: An Elegy Sung by ApparitionsJanuary 2014
On the Djinns of Kashmir.
Stone WarsAugust 2013
In the disputed territory of Kashmir, civilians wage a battle without modern weapons against “the idea of domination.”
Impunity in IndiaFebruary 2013
Major Avtar Singh of the Indian Army’s counterinsurgency in Kashmir killed dozens. India refused to punish him. So did Canada and the U.S., where he killed his family and committed suicide.
Ashwaq Masoodi: How I Learned to Write ObituariesJanuary 2013
Growing up in Kashmir, in proximity to death.