Kashmir: fierceness in the mountains
Hundreds of thousands of Indian troops have been stationed in Muslim-dominated Kashmir since 1947. Despite UN resolutions and three wars with Pakistan, the situation remains tense and unresolved. But the years of systematic repression and brutality by Indian forces and paramilitary police are taking a mounting toll, with tension between Hindu nationalists and Muslims making the region a tinderbox.
- Saturday, 29 June 2013