Fluid landscapes, sovereign nature: Conservation and counterinsurgency in Indian-controlled Kashmir

This article analyzes how environmentalism reinscribed violent forms of state sovereignty in the disputed region of Kashmir in the aftermath of a decades-long uprising against Indian rule. After the return of an elected government, six years after its suspension in 1990, environmental restoration legitimized new forms of state and nature making in Kashmir. Nature rather … Continue reading Fluid landscapes, sovereign nature: Conservation and counterinsurgency in Indian-controlled Kashmir

JKCCS releases “People’s Dossier” on Khurram Parvez

JKCCS issued the following statement upon the release of "State versus Khurram Parvez: A People's Dossier." Please click here to download the dossier in pdf format. Today, the 55th day of Khurram Parvez’s unlawful detention, marks the 124th day of continued curfew, restrictions and widespread and systematic State violence against the people of Jammu and … Continue reading JKCCS releases “People’s Dossier” on Khurram Parvez

The Work of Mourning: Affective Law and the search for Disappeared in Kashmir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgytrosFIXs Dr. Ather Zia speaks at the American University of Beirut, hosted by the Center for American Studies and Research, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Asfari Institute. Features a response by Dr. Rania Masri (Asfari Institute) and Dr. Anjali Nath (CASAR). (Originally uploaded May 10, 2016 by YouTube user American University of … Continue reading The Work of Mourning: Affective Law and the search for Disappeared in Kashmir

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