Memory hole: Kashmir news archives vanish (AFP)

AFP: Memory hole: Kashmir news archives vanish . “In recent months hundreds of reports chronicling decades of violence in the disputed Muslim-majority territory have disappeared from local media archives or been rendered unsearchable through a variety of methods. Critics say it is an Orwellian effort to expunge history and control the narrative going forward, with most pointing the finger at the Indian government. In many cases, newspaper reports are the only publicly-accessible primary-source records of events in Kashmir.”

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