Haley Duschinski Speaks Out on Detention of Khurram Parvez

This appeal is issued by Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. Professor Duschinski conducts research on law and conflict, militarization and impunity, and people’s movements for freedom and justice in Kashmir. Please click here for video This is an appeal to the international human rights community on behalf of Khurram Parvez, the leading human rights defender in Kashmir. … Continue reading Haley Duschinski Speaks Out on Detention of Khurram Parvez

Critical Kashmir Studies Roundtable at 2013 Kashmir Studies Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvHnn5SQegE A video recording of the Critical Kashmir Studies roundtable at the 2013 Kashmir Studies Pre-Conference. It features Mona Bhan (Associate Professor, DePauw University), Deepti Misri (Assistant Professor, University of Colorado), Huma Dar (Lecturer, University of California -- Berkeley), Cabeiri Robinson (Associate Professor, University of Washington), Ather Zia (Doctoral Candidate, University of California -- Irvine), Abir Bashir Bazaz (Ph.D. Candidate, … Continue reading Critical Kashmir Studies Roundtable at 2013 Kashmir Studies Conference

The Fight to Free Kashmir Requires Your Solidarity

By Hafsa Kanjwal (Originally posted on Alternet) In the past week, a fresh wave of violence in Indian-held Kashmir has left 36 (and counting) people dead and over 1,500 injured, including women and children. Over 100 youth have been hit in the eye by pellet ammunition used by security forces, many of whom will be … Continue reading The Fight to Free Kashmir Requires Your Solidarity

Kashmir, Islamophobia and Liberalism in India

Hafsa Kanjwal (Originally Published in Kindle Magazine)   Kashmir remains a blind spot for the Indian Left. Class, inequality, and Hindutva are topics the Left are happy to discuss, but when it comes to Kashmir, a curious mix of Islamophobia, amnesia and pure neglect has come to define the liberal Left’s engagement with one of … Continue reading Kashmir, Islamophobia and Liberalism in India

Concerned Kashmir Scholars on Current Crisis at JNU

Following last week’s protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, solidarity for beleaguered students facing an unprecedented crackdown from the Indian government has come from all parts of India and around the world. Here, a group of women scholars and activists of Kashmir assert the need to re-center the Kashmiri right to self-determination in … Continue reading Concerned Kashmir Scholars on Current Crisis at JNU