Hanan Zaffar

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During the Pandemic, an Outbreak of Violence Amid Orchards in Kashmir

A quarter of the 134 militants killed in the region this year died within the district.
Hanan Zaffar
Raashid Hassan
6.26.20
News

Despite a Lockdown, India is Cracking Down on Student Activists Who Were a Part of Anti-CAA Protests

“This government can go to any extent to stifle our voices. Everyone feels they will be the next in line to be arrested."
Hanan Zaffar
Majid Alam
4.22.20
Tech

The State-Imposed 2G Internet is Making Things Worse for Kashmiris Under Coronavirus Lockdown

Doctors are unable to download guidelines, news updates are slow to load, and some students have had to stay away from home because of the lack of connectivity.
Hanan Zaffar
3.25.20
News

‘They Dragged Me By My Beard’: Survivors Recount the Mob Violence in Delhi

As the death toll reaches 20, with over 250 seriously injured, a BJP spokesperson insists "everything will be fine".
Hanan Zaffar
Shaheen Abdulla
2.26.20
News

A Gunman Just Shot a Student in Delhi

VICE spoke with those present at the scene where the attacker went live on Facebook several times and then shouted “Ye lo azadi” before firing at an anti-CAA protest gathering.
Hanan Zaffar
Fateh Veer Singh Guram
1.30.20
Internet

Social Media is Still Banned in Kashmir, But VPNs Come to the Rescue

"Everyone is using it. The government officials themselves are uploading Facebook display pictures using VPN!"
Hanan Zaffar
Fateh Veer Singh Guram
1.29.20
education

Islamic Schools Can Rarely Prep Students to Get Into Mainstream Universities but One Initiative Is Changing That

While madrassas have played a pioneering role in educating young Muslims in India, their failure to evolve has led to ‘bridge courses’ popping up to get these kids into college.
Hanan Zaffar
1.24.20
violence

I Spent a Night Hiding in the Forest When Goons Attacked JNU

A masked mob beat up students and teachers at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University last evening. One student recounts the brutal attack.
Hanan Zaffar
Bhumika Saraswati
1.6.20
PROTESTS

This Man Is Making Sure the Student Protesters Fighting the New Citizenship Act Don't Go Hungry

“I am here for humanity.”
Hasan Akram
Hanan Zaffar
12.20.19
violence

Police Attacked Me While Studying in My College Library. Now I Might Go Blind

The ugly outbreak of violence at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi left several incapacitated. We speak with one of them whose life changed that day.
Hanan Zaffar
Majid Alam
12.18.19
Politics

This Is What Eid in Kashmir Looked Like

“Is this Eid or Ashura, the day of mourning?”
Hanan Zaffar
8.13.19
Politics

Away From Home, a Kashmiri Tries to Make Sense of India’s Revoking of Kashmir’s Special Status

“One of my friends went to the office washroom and wept. ‘We will be guests in our own homes now,’ he cried.”
Hanan Zaffar
8.5.19
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