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Demographic Change

In Kashmir, a quiet crackdown – on mosques and clerics

At army camps, clerics are counselled against speaking about Article 370. Those delivering critical sermons are threatened with arrest. “For the first time in more...

Indian government trying to erase Kashmir’s history: Khalida Shah

Daughter of Sheikh Abdullah, whose family ruled Kashmir for decades, accuses India of erasing her father’s legacy. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Khalida Shah speaks poignantly about...

India’s new domicile law for Jammu & Kashmir is making residents anxious

India’s recent move to open up Jammu & Kashmir for settlement by outsiders is fuelling fears of another “Palestine in the making” among its Muslim majority...

‘Another Palestine’: Kashmiris fear demographic change under India’s new domicile law

Within a year of revoking Indian-administered Kashmir's autonomy, New Delhi has started issuing 'domicile' certificates to its citizens in the disputed Himalayan region, a move...

Kashmir’s political parties unite to fight for return of autonomy

Parties form a grand alliance to seek peaceful restoration of region’s autonomy days after India released a Kashmiri leader. Kashmir’s main political parties have announced...

Video openly calling for demographic changes in Kashmir goes viral

Srinagar: A right-wing “research platform” is blatantly advocating demographic changes in Kashmir in a video made in an extremely acerbic tone while calling for the...

Kashmir’s new status could bring demographic change, drawing comparisons to the West Bank

While India’s sudden decision to revoke Kashmir’s autonomy has inflamed tensions with neighboring Pakistan, critics say the move could also drastically alter the demographic...

New Delhi’s Demographic Designs in Kashmir

Hindu nationalists have long wanted to reshape the region. Now they are getting their chance. Since 1989, when an armed uprising against Indian rule began...

Kashmir and the rise of settler colonialism

The political and economic exploitation of militarily occupied J & K. Every year on 15 May, Palestinians remember 750,000 of their people who were thrown...

Why J&K’s Demography Will Change Beyond Belief

The new domicile rules could permanently alter the state, socially and politically In the 1990s, Jammu and Kashmir intensely speculated the possibility that the Union...

Throughout History, Demographic Changes to J&K Have Only Deepened Conflict

The domicile law denies peoples’ efforts for rights, recognition and justice its true place in history. It could possibly end up alienating residents further. On...

Kashmir Muslims fear demographic shift as thousands get residency

Up to 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Indian-administered Kashmir since May 18, raising fears of the beginning of demographic changes in the Muslim-majority...