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Aamir Ali Bhat


Aamir Ali Bhat is a Kashmir-based independent journalist. His work has appeared in The New Arab, The Wire, Dawn Herald, The Globe Post, The Quint, Outlook, Firstpost and elsewhere.

The suicide bomber hit a convoy of paramilitary troops forced away from Kashmir's main highway due to bad weather, in an attack condemned both by Indian and separatist leaders.

15 February, 2019

Analysis: In the year of 2018, Indian-Administered Kashmir has been rife with stories of killing, maiming, enforced disappearance, custodial killings, rape, torture, crackdowns and censorship on media.

28 December, 2018

Local elections should probably not have been held in this political and military climate, Kashmiris tell Aamir Ali Bhat.

09 November, 2018

In-depth: Indian troops arriving in the princely state of Kashmir heralded seven decades of violence, and the deaths continue today, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

26 October, 2018

Aasif Sultan has been detained since the end of August after writing a profile of an armed rebel commander, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

11 September, 2018

Only Kashmiris may own property in Muslim-majority Kashmir, but a legal bid backed by a radical right-wing Hindu nationalist group threatens the region's special constitutional status, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

03 August, 2018

Photoblog: In Kashmir, Mother's Day for many women will be consumed by heartache and remembrance of sons lost to the area's ongoing conflict.

12 May, 2018

In-depth: After fleeing their homes in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Jammu have yet to find security, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

12 April, 2018

Nighat Sahiba's poetry punishes the patriarchy and reveals true life for women in a hyper-masculine highly militarized warzone.

07 March, 2018

In-depth: Indian-administrated Kashmir and Palestine share parallel stories of oppression, resistance, injustice and military occupation, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

12 February, 2018