Kashmir was in the headlines over the summer after India stripped the region of its autonomy.
In August 2019, the Indian Parliament scrapped Article 370 – which guaranteed Kashmir’s semi-autonomy – from the country’s constitution.
Thousands of additional troops moved in, and a communications blackout was imposed before the region was formally divided into two federal territories.
New Delhi says the move was a matter of national security, but Kashmiris say their freedoms have now been completely eroded.
On this episode of Start Here, we break down one of the biggest stories of 2019.