Kashmir: The Case for Freedom

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Verso Books, Oct 24, 2011 - History - 140 pages
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Leading international voices condemn the brutalities of the Kashmir occupation.

At home, the Kashmiri people’s ongoing quest for justice and self-determination is as much ignored by their venal politicians as it is rejected by Pakistan. Internationally, their struggle is forgotten, as the West refuses to bring pressure to bear on its regional ally India. Kashmir: The Case for Freedom is an impassioned attempt to redress this imbalance and to fill the gap in our moral imagination. Covering Kashmir’s past and present and the occupation’s causes and consequences, the authors issue a clarion call for the withdrawal of Indian troops and for Kashmir’s right to self-determination.

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the authors of this book mainly stressed on human rights violations in kashmir by the two selfish nations,that they do not want to fertlize the people of kashmir,actullay they want to fertlize the soil of kashmir with the blood of kashmiris .how ever this book argues also about the UN role toward kashmir issue. 


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Arundhati Roy's books include, most recently, Listening to Grasshoppers.

Pankaj Mishra's new book, The Revolt Against the West, is coming out in 2011.

Hilal Bhatt was born in Srinigar and is a freelance Kashmiri journalist.

Angana P. Chatterji is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, California Institute of Integral Studies and Co-convener of the International People's Tribunal in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics—including Pirates of the Caribbean, Bush in Babylon, The Clash of Fundamentalisms and The Obama Syndrome—as well as five novels in his Islam Quintet series and scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of the New Left Review and lives in London.

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