“Ever since Indian government detained my mother, the first thing I do each morning as I wake up is search for her name on Twitter. To see if there’s some news about her. As tensions increase in India, as hostility towards Muslims soars, I fear for the lives of our political prisoners in Indian jails. They are dissident Kashmiri Muslims: an identity more criminal than any other, in the eyes of Indian state.”

–Kashmiri Ahmed Bin Qasim, whose parents are both Kashmiri political prisoners