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August Kashmir Tragedy

August Editorial Periscope: making sense of what is happening now in Kashmir

August issue, of Global Village Space, remains dedicated to the human tragedy that continues to unfold in the Indian occupied Kashmir that saw a...
Constituent Assembly

Mr. Jinnah’s Presidential Address to the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan, Aug 11, 1947

I cordially thank you, with the utmost sincerity, for the honour you have conferred upon me - the greatest honour that is possible to...
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Rivers of Blood & Tears through South Asian Fiction

Particular favourites for us were Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan and Bapsi Sidwa's Ice Candy Man. The man whose name must not be taken...
Rivers of Blood and tears Movies

Rivers of Blood and Tears through Movies

Kartar Singh 1959Pakistani Punjabi film about the partition involving Indian wrestler Kartar Singh. The film was a hit in Indian Punjab as well and...
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Devolution in Pakistan: Issues and way forward

In an article ‘Decentralization: a central concept in contemporary public management’ Christopher Pollitt defines decentralization as an ‘umbrella concept a division of authority...
Mountbatten Kashmir Mission

Kashmir, Gurdaspur & Mountbatten?

Alan Campbell Johnson, in his famous book, “Mission with Mountbatten” writes – while trying to explain why Kashmir, amongst the princely states, represented a...
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Why Pakistan’s New Political Map has an erroneous understanding?

Yaqoob Bangash, an esteemed South Asian historian, argues that both India and Pakistan’s new maps are based on an erroneous understanding of what constitutes...
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Timeline: Where is Kashmir after August 5, 2019?

While Right-wing Hindu Indians celebrate victory over long gone Muslim Rulers: One year on, Kashmiris weep under a harsh lockdown where they are still...
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Kashmir: the death nail of ‘Incredible India’?

Saad Rasool explains how through a constitutional travesty in removing Article 370. Modi’s Hindutva government extinguished the democratic hopes of 13 million Kashmiris, making...
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Article 35A: Who created it, why and how they have turned against it?

Article 35A of the constitution of India (abrogated on August 5, 2019, by Hindutva Govt) was the culmination of the long-standing rights movement of...
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Major Legal Milestones for Jammu & Kashmir State

1846 – Independent princely State of Jammu and Kashmir is created under the Treaty of Amritsar between the British East India Company and Jammu's...
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Kashmir War against Words

The new political order is geared towards making survival difficult for anyone who does not conform. All forms of dissent have been criminalized. And...
Pakistan new political map

Pakistan’s new Political Map: A Master Stroke?

Hassan Aslam Shad, an International Law expert based in the Middle East, has written extensively on International Lawfare. He has also spent time at...
Tony Ashai

GVS exclusive interview with Tony Ashai, a businessman turned Kashmiri Activist

Kashmiri American, Social Activist, prominent Architect designs Namal university master plan in Pakistan, and a friend of Imran Khan – for BJP all the...
Viceroy House

Viceroy House Is Revisionist History At Its Lowest Point

Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy House rebranded as Partition-1947 for Indian audiences is a sugary, glossy look at the events that lead to the end of...
Jinnah Indo-Pak partition

Jinnah: great film to watch for facts on Indo-Pak partition

1998’s Jinnah has that rare ability to be timeless, not simply for its link to our fabric and history, but also for its masterful...
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Eurovision: A comedy without laughs but plenty of star power

Netflix has managed to boost the profiles of quite a few comedians since it first launched. Its stand up comedy shows has managed to...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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