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There is Reason to Fear for the Safety of Every Kashmiri in India

Ather Zia Al Jazeera
Revoking Article 370 is the latest step in the BJP's plan to transform India into an unapologetically Hindu-only nation in which no other identity is welcomed. With that decree, India's president signed the death warrant of India's democracy.

A Modi Victory Puts India’s 200 Million Muslims in Danger

Ruchira Gupta The Nation
The Hindu nationalist party ran a hate-filled campaign and now seems poised to return to power with a terrifying mandate. Update: Thursday May 23: The results from Thursday's elections did show an overwhelming victory for Narendra Modi's BJP Party.
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