Three Kashmiri scholastics and a social liberties dissident examined the predominant dismal circumstance of involved Kashmir during a discussion at Encina Commons at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California (US).
The board, facilitated by the Stanford South Asian Society, was directed by Kashmiri understudy, Muskan Shafat, 21. The production of the board was roused by India’s fifth August choice of repudiating exceptional status of involved Kashmir, blocking interchanges and conveying a huge number of troops in the domain.
The individuals from the board considered India’s activities an “attack” and a continuation of a pilgrim occupation that had happened since 1947. The board fundamentally centered around the present emergency in Kashmir, the human rights infringement submitted by the Indian government and military and Kashmiris’ goals for opportunity.
As per Hafsa Kanjwal, a student of history at Lafayette College, Kashmiris trust themselves to be under pilgrim rule, and the most recent activity by India has made feelings of trepidation that it would prompt pioneer expansionism and ethnic purging.
The specialists censured the utilization of assault as a weapon of war, attacks and murders submitted overwhelmingly by the Indian military and absence of legitimate response for the Kashmiri exploited people.
Indian protestors were available both inside and outside the lobby during occasion. The board was hindered over and over by a few individuals from the group of spectators.
Remarking on the protestors, lobbyist and specialist Ammad Wajahat Rafiqi, asked, “For what reason is that when Kashmiri voices talk, individuals show up not to tune in, however to really battle back? For what reason are Kashmiri voices so risky?”
Huma Dar, whose examination focuses on the portrayal of Muslims and Islam in Indian film and writing, brought up that George Washington and Nelson Mandela were additionally, at certain focuses ever, called psychological militants. This was in light of the protestors portraying Kashmiris battling for opportunity as fear based oppressors.