Category Archives: terrorism

Enduring religion in the Kashmir conflict

That the conflict over Kashmir is religious seems self-evident to most people who care to talk about it. Opposing sides fundamentally agree the conflict has a religious character. US President Trump may have summed it up when he said, “Kashmir … Continue reading

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An outcast response to the Journal of Legal Pluralism special issue on ‘States of Occupation’

The article below, ‘Humpty Dumpty’s occupation’, is based on a rejected submission I had made to the Journal of Legal Pluralism. It is my response to a special issue of the Journal of Legal Pluralism (2017, Vol. 49, No. 3) … Continue reading

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Harvesters of death as saviours

In this article, published in the Daily Pioneer on 24 February 2016, Prakash Shah examines the responses of an international team of academics who lent their support to the student protesters at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. While … Continue reading

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