articles by Arshia Malik

India

Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi

The hapless Kashmiris who were forced into this proxy guerrilla war in the late 80s and early 90s, have to deal with either the mainstream "narrative" terming them as secessionists or willy-nilly as terrorists, depending which side of the binary one is. Add to that the helplessness of having to prove your Kashmiri-ness time and again whether in public or private life.