In Focus: Images from Kashmir, a Land Now in Lockdown

By David Schonauer   Tuesday August 13, 2019

India’s Hindu nationalist government recently erased the autonomy of the one Muslim-majority state in India, Jammu and Kashmir, which includes the Kashmir Valley, and Indian soldiers rolled in to barricade roads, close schools, cut off the internet, mobile phone service and even landlines. Despite the crackdown, protests have erupted, notes The New York Times, which featured images from Indian photographers, including Atul Loke and Rakesh Bakshi, who managed to work around the communication blockade.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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