Majid Maqbool


Majid Maqbool is a journalist and editor based in Kashmir. His writing has appeared internationally in Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, NYT India Ink, Warscapes magazine, and several Indian and Pakistani publications. In 2013, Majid received a United Nations Population Fund-supported award for his ‘investigative reporting on the status of women in the conflict region of Jammu and Kashmir’.


An unending, tortuous war in Kashmir

MemoirKASHMIR’S STORY IS, for me, a personal history of unresolved pain and grief. Once called a paradise on earth, Kashmir is my wounded homeland, a much-contested geography torn between India and Pakistan.Growing up in Kashmir during the 1990s meant...

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