More than 90,000 people have been killed in Kashmir since the armed insurgency broke out in 1989. About eight years ago, the conflict transformed; gun-wielding militants were replaced by stone-throwing young men and boys, but India’s response—sustained oppression by security forces immune from prosecution—remained the same. Photographer Showkat Nanda documents the clashes from the perspectives of Kashmir’s young protesters as well as the grieving mothers and wives of those who have “disappeared.”

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