"Through my cartoon, I wanted to take the debate to the world. I violated nothing by making that cartoon."
Yasin Malik (2)
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"But you have to see, what forced the young people to take such a step? When you have no space for a non-violent democratic movement, what will one do?"
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Posted by YouthKiAwaaz in News

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here's a quick morning fix to keep you updated.
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Father of 21-year-old Burhan Muzaffar Wani, the new district commander for the Hizbul Mujahideen, talks about life in conflict-ridden Kashmir.
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Burhan, who hails from Tral, Pulwama in south Kashmir left home in 2010, apparently incensed over the ill-treatment meted out to locals by the Indian security forces.
A Kashmiri Hindu or Pandit girl walks inside the Muthi migrant camp on the outskirts of Jammu April 29, 2008. They left their ancestral homes in droves 19 years ago when a bloody rebellion broke out against New Delhi's rule in Kashmir. Now, encouraged by a thaw in relations between India and Pakistan, authorities in the disputed Himalayan region are making plans to help thousands of Kashmiri Hindus, or Pandits, return home. REUTERS/Amit Gupta  (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR) - RTR200O0

It's been more than 25 years, I've seen many people from my community suffering from stress related diseases like depression, diabetes etc.
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For 83 years, the beef ban was kept somewhat in the shadows, apart from some isolated cases of protest. Why the noise now?
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All major state-backed events in Kashmir have always been legitimised by the narrative that people want enjoyment and fun in their lives.
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Sikandar, father of Zain-ul-Abideen Budshah, was the second Sultan of the Shah Miri dynasty of Kashmir and his reign started in 1389 and ended in 1413 CE.
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Two civil society organisations have detailed the structural manner in which violence is perpetrated by the state and state-controlled gunmen in Kashmir.
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Malik Sajad’s 'Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir' is a form of self-expression, and an effort to humanize what life in Kashmir is actually like for its locals.
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30% of Kashmir's economy is dependent on art.
Image Source: Bajrangi Bhaijaan FB page

Every time you catch some Kashmiri extra's eyes, the Indian film is also a bit of a joke for them.
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Some are cramped into a kitchen converted to a classroom, others wait their turn for classrooms to get empty.
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In a report released by Amnesty yesterday, it has recommended "immediate steps" for trial of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.
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A protest regarding Yoga Day took place in Kashmir University regarding its apparent ‘mandatory’ nature of participation.
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The recent serial killing of ex-militants in Sopore, a town in Kashmir, has lead to the fear of a resurrection of the Ikhwani period.

Do you think a compromise is in order? If so, what could it be?
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The government is hell-bent on downplaying these incidents by describing pellet guns as “non-lethal.”
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If the authorities wanted to make the city more beautiful, then why did they choose to cover graffiti?

AFSPA's arrival can be seen as a by-product of the continuation of paranoia and distrust.
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Do we feel safe as Kashmiri Pandits returning to the valley? The honest answer is no.

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