Shahnawaz Khan

Journalist, print and radio, India administered Kashmir

A regular contributor to Free Speech Radio News USA since 2003, he has also reported extensively from the region for Voice of America, Radio France International and other outlets. His reports and articles have also appeared in publications like Kashmir Newz, Kashmir Life, First Post, RNW, Caravan, Global Integrity. .

Global Integrity
Architects of an Evil Design

A masterplan for a hill resort in Kashmir is drafted mischievously to benefit planners and hoteliers, while depriving the local villagers of their rights

First Post
Kashmir joins female foeticide club

Provisional figures released by the Census 2011 show a staggering drop of 82 points in the child sex ratio (ages 0-6) in J&K – from 941 to 859. The headlong decline has been worse in the Valley districts. Pulwama has come down more than 200 points from 1046 to 831, Kupwara to 854 from 1021, Budgam to 832 from 1004, Shopian to 883 from 1011, Kulgam to 882 from 1003.

Kashmir Newz
Kashmir Police chief fumbles on torture camps

Indian administered Kashmir’s police chief for restive Kashmir province nearly admitted to the presence of torture camps in the region in an interview to BBC World Service (radio) broadcast December 17.

Silent Heroes
Kashmir Argentine football coach

Over the last four years, Argentine national Juan Marcos Troia and his Brazilain wife Priscila Barros Pedroso have made Kashmir their home, despite hardships.


Voice of America
Kashmir Insurgents Ban Use of Land Mines

The United Jihad Council, an alliance of 13 insurgent groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir, this month banned the use of anti-personnel mines in the region