Boys and young men are turning to hard drugs such as heroin, as efforts to raid poppy fields do little to stem crisis.
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Women’s Day is a grim reminder of atrocities and hardships faced by the women of the region in decades-long conflict.
Shah Faesal resigned as India’s civil servant in January and has rallied in Kashmir, promising he will bid for peace.
A group of young people in Indian-administered Kashmir start wall where residents can donate clothes for those in need.
More and more ordinary Kashmiris come out in support of armed rebels as violence escalates and death toll rises.
Last year, fighters targeted a tourist bus, killing eight people who were performing the gruelling Amaranth Yatra.
Nearly three decades of conflict has meant many of Kashmir’s youngest generation have never attended a movie theatre.
In violence-prone Kashmir, groups band together regardless of religion, despite tensions in India.
Tourism badly hit in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing military operation against rebels.