Fahad Shah

Fahad Shah is a journalist and writer. He is the founder and editor of The Kashmir Walla magazine and has written extensively on politics, human rights, culture, and media for various international publications. In 2020, he was nominated for the RSF Press Freedom Prize for Courage and in 2021 he won the Human Rights Press Award.

Podcast | Domicile rule and mining contracts in Kashmir

As several mining contracts in Kashmir Valley have been secured by non-locals in Kashmir after the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A in August 2019, locals feel that it...

In Kulgam, a wailing mother after bullet pierces her son’s chest

“He told me that he wants to wear new clothes and go on duty with his father. I had just seen him playing here in the garden.”

After militants refuse surrender, bloodied floors in a Srinagar house

And blood spilled, still wet, on the carpet. A young boy removed his t-shirt and soaked the blood from the floor.

“All is gone”: Four families of Shopian devastated after two gunfights

"If I want to drink water right now, I don’t even have a glass. We have nothing left."

In lockdown, Shopian families’ quest to bring buried militants back home

The families of two militants, who were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Shopian, south Kashmir, on Friday, will be traveling tomorrow to apply for permission...

Can expect continued Indo-Pak military skirmishes: Paul Staniland

Paul Staniland on how the Pulwama attack changed political dynamics in south Asia and what’s ahead in India-Pakistan-China foreign policy.