Mirza Waheed

Mirza Waheed

Mirza Waheed is a novelist and journalist. He is the author of the novels The Collaborator, The Book of Gold Leaves and Tell Her Everything.

Asia

A photo of a dead Kashmiri and the making of a macabre narrative

An officially staged photo-op involving a dead Kashmiri and a toddler demonstrates another level of depravity in India.

A photo of a dead Kashmiri and the making of a macabre narrative

Kashmir

Kashmir's award-winning tormentor

In India today, those who torture in Kashmir are held in high esteem.

Kashmir's award-winning tormentor

Pakistan

Pakistan: The blood price of Faustian bargains

Pakistan's political and military elites have been closing their eyes to extremist violence for way too long.

Pakistan: The blood price of Faustian bargains

US & Canada

Fake encounters: The expendable Kashmiri

How do we get to a situation where it's alright for soldiers to go scot-free after committing premeditated murder?

Fake encounters: The expendable Kashmiri

Afghanistan

India's moral defeat in Kashmir

State brutalisation puts the fear of the arbitrary in everyone, gradually making all Kashmiris potential victims.

India's moral defeat in Kashmir