David Barsamian discusses the Kashmiri independence movement by extrapolating some of the historical context around the British 1947 partition plan that place Kashmir under the rule of the Indian Hindu Maharaja. He also discusses why India so desperately wants to hold onto and exploit the region, and why so few people know about the the police state India has built up to suppress of opposition in the region.
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