Posts tagged Kashmir
India-Pakistan Conflict: When War Reporting Takes Sides

(COMMENTARY) Fake news and biased reporting characterizes the military conflict between India and Pakistan, with some news channels parroting government claims that haven’t checked out.

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Outrage in India over rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl

Massive protests have rocked India over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in the remote Rasana village near the Indo-Pak border in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It appears the motive was to dislodge Muslim nomads from a Hindu-dominated area. Two ministers who backed supporters of the accused have since resigned.

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“Are We Not Humans?” Thousands of transgenders in Kashmir are fighting for their rights and against social stigma

While the transgender community in the West has scored political victories and turned public opinion in favor of more rights, 4.8 million members of the transgender community in India still struggle to fight for their rights and against social stigma. 

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