Oppression Archive

Rape in Kashmir – Pakistan UN envoy breaks down in tears

“More than 10,000 women are being raped by the Indian army [in Kashmir],” says Pakistan’s UN envoy before breaking down in tears. “More than

To be a black in white America

April 1968 looms large in Washington’s collective memory. Whether one calls it a “riot,” “civil disturbance” or “rebellion,” the violence following the assassination of

Living with trauma

Last week I returned to Amherst. It’s been years since I was there, the time we met. I was hoping that you’d show up

Modi’s total disregard for Kashmiri suffering

I was aware the situation in Kashmir was deteriorating but I had not appreciated the cumulative nature of the problem Perhaps because we are

India kills over 17 Kashmiris, riots erupt

At least 17 people have lost their lives in Indian Kashmir in some of the fiercest fightings this year in the restive Himalayan region,