On 22nd March, a freelance journalist, Irfan Mehraj, in Indian-occupied Kashmir was arrested by the…
Indian state seizes the house of Kashmiri pro-freedom leader Shabir Shah
On November 4th, the Indian state seized the house of jailed Kashmiri pro-freedom leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, falsely accusing him of “money-laundering”, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002. The Act has been weaponized against Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders, resulting in their detentions, harassment of their family members, and seizure of their houses. By doing so, the Indian state hopes to force Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders to give up on their struggle for the right to self-determination.