“Tiny bit of native wisdom for journalists newly awakened to the horrors in Kashmir. The PSA was always a cruel thing, a Gestapo-style ‘lawless law’ used to keep thousands of ordinary Kashmiris in jail. It’s a tragic abdication of your duty to have not listened to us for 30 years.”

–Kashmiri writer Mirza Waheed on the Public Safety Act used to incarcerate political prisoners, including children, for an indefinite period without charge.