Inside Story

What will it take to restore peace in Kashmir?

A prominent Kashmiri politician resigns over unrest in the disputed region.

It’s the worst unrest for six years in Indian-administered Kashmir. Weeks of protests, more than 80 people killed and thousands wounded.

The trigger was the killing of a popular rebel fighter by Indian security forces in July.

Tension between Kashmiris and the Indian government was already high over accusations of human rights abuses.

A politician has resigned over the killing of civilians.

What are the underlying issues making peace elusive?

Presenter: Martine Dennis


Sanjay Kak – Kashmiri documentary filmmaker and author of Until My Freedom Has Come: The New Intifada in Kashmir.

Sreeram Chaulia – Professor and dean at the Jindal School of International Affairs.

Prem Shankar Jha – Journalist and author of Kashmir 1947: The Origins of a Dispute.