Leaders in a Harsh Paradise

Leaders in a Harsh Paradise

Kashmir rushed upon us like a charging animal. In other conflict zones I have gone in quietly and with subtle diplomacy in order to find people to photograph. In Rwanda, where it is illegal to ask peoples’ ethnicity, it took me three months of emails and phone...
Fire, Sorrow and Caution

Fire, Sorrow and Caution

Again I have been holding off on posting about Kashmir, because the situation here has been a bit uncertain. After the burning down of the Dastageer Sahab shrine, tensions went up a bit as all of Kashmir was closed down for nearly five days. Because of the sensitivity...
Kashmir

Kashmir

So, here we are in Kashmir. I needed to wait and feel things out before blogging about this very complicated conflict. The first thing I will say is that the situation here is much more than we hear about in the west. This is not a simple two-sided conflict. There are...