The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia denounces the unilateral decision of the Indian Government to abolish the constitutionally guaranteed special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Alliance demands the immediate demilitarization of the region, restoration of civil liberties, and all initiatives to allow the people of Jammu and Kashmir to express their right to self-determination.
The Alliance encourages readers to review the history of Jammu and Kashmir, including the suggested below:
New York Times, August 5, 2019
Counterpunch, August 23, 2019