Screen Shot 2019-12-08 at 19.47.14.pngIn 1992, I witnessed an Indian soldier hit a pregnant Kashmiri woman with his rifle butt and utter these words: “Get rid of the terrorist you will birth.” That incident, forever etched in my mind, epitomises for me how the Indian armed forces, that operate with impunity in the region, view Kashmiris.

It is the very same perception that governs the minds of the right-wing, ideologically driven Hindu nationalists and their supporters who are celebrating the recent division and annexation of Kashmir…..more