Children gather early morning.
Children gather early morning.

Human rights violations happen in Kashmir every day. Social media newsfeeds are relentlessly inundated with the suffering of Kashmiri’s from one day to the next. One wonders about the psychological impact this environment of constant tension has on youngsters growing up in Kashmir.

Day of photograph: Indian military kill 3 civilians in Srinagar, capital of Kashmir - 35km away.

Child off to school.
Child off to school.

Day of photograph: Indian forces beat up journalists during an encounter in Fateh Kadal - 40km away.

A girl gazing.
A girl gazing.

Day of photograph: 1 man killed by Indian army for protesting a braid chopping incident in Anantnag, Pulwana - 97km away.

Village scene.
Village scene.

Day of photograph: 2 bodies found in Handwara - 17km away.

Siblings.
Siblings.

Day of photograph: Youth reported missing, later confirmed dead, in Baramulla - 35km away.

Sisters.
Sisters.

Day of photograph: IED blast in Kulgam, South Kashmir. 14 dead, a further 100 injured - 106km away.

Village boy.
Village boy.

Day of photograph: no violence.

Children and apples.
Children and apples.

Day of photograph: Indian army kill 2 militants. 120,000 assemble in the capital, Srinagar, in mass protest - 35km away.

Child at tea time.
Child at tea time.

Day of photograph: Incursion between 2 militants and Indian army leaving 2 dead in Kreeri - 6km away.

Children under sign.
Children under sign.

Day of photograph: Local scholar tells me about the ongoing situation in Kashmir, asserting that 'Kashmiri's live a life of relative peace, but their hearts are always burning'.

Children gather early morning.
Child off to school.
A girl gazing.
Village scene.
Siblings.
Sisters.
Village boy.
Children and apples.
Child at tea time.
Children under sign.
Children gather early morning.

Human rights violations happen in Kashmir every day. Social media newsfeeds are relentlessly inundated with the suffering of Kashmiri’s from one day to the next. One wonders about the psychological impact this environment of constant tension has on youngsters growing up in Kashmir.

Day of photograph: Indian military kill 3 civilians in Srinagar, capital of Kashmir - 35km away.

Child off to school.

Day of photograph: Indian forces beat up journalists during an encounter in Fateh Kadal - 40km away.

A girl gazing.

Day of photograph: 1 man killed by Indian army for protesting a braid chopping incident in Anantnag, Pulwana - 97km away.

Village scene.

Day of photograph: 2 bodies found in Handwara - 17km away.

Siblings.

Day of photograph: Youth reported missing, later confirmed dead, in Baramulla - 35km away.

Sisters.

Day of photograph: IED blast in Kulgam, South Kashmir. 14 dead, a further 100 injured - 106km away.

Village boy.

Day of photograph: no violence.

Children and apples.

Day of photograph: Indian army kill 2 militants. 120,000 assemble in the capital, Srinagar, in mass protest - 35km away.

Child at tea time.

Day of photograph: Incursion between 2 militants and Indian army leaving 2 dead in Kreeri - 6km away.

Children under sign.

Day of photograph: Local scholar tells me about the ongoing situation in Kashmir, asserting that 'Kashmiri's live a life of relative peace, but their hearts are always burning'.

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