Testimonies of ordinary Kashmiris recount a brutal militancy and its terrible response. Dodging agents of Indian armed-forces, the filmmakers were able to obtain rare testimonials in the ...
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Testimonies of ordinary Kashmiris recount a brutal militancy and its terrible response. Dodging agents of Indian armed-forces, the filmmakers were able to obtain rare testimonials in the highest militarized zone in the world. The film tells how freedom is conceded and replaced by fear, governance by institutionalized oppression and a paradise made desolate on the watch of India : a secular, democratic republic. Written by
The director takes us through a wide variety of experiences in Kashmir that flirts extensively with the idea of Indian Military Occupation of Kashmir. It conveniently leaves aside the Pandit exodus(other than a fleeting meeting with a young Kashmiri Pandit). It even goes to promote the idea that the militants were 'innocent' chaps. Well, that's how Nazis looked when they slept, didn't they. It also promotes the idea of Kashmiriyat and how it means secularism and brotherhood(that flourishes with its almost entire minority in refugee camps for 2 decades!). It mentions the peaceful spread of Islam(perhaps not aware of Sikandar the iconoclast). This is music to the Islamist fascists and anathema to any self respecting human on earth. This undoubtedly talented and fearless director can surely portray even the Germans as only the victims and the anti Nazi coalition an enemy of humanity. Bravo!
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