Media coverage of Indian occupation of Kashmir moves from blackout to grayout

There is increasing media coverage of the Kashmiri struggle against Indian military occupation. It’s not an avalanche nor certainly hard-hitting investigative reports but a trickle of the kind of dishonest, tripe coverage we’re accustomed to about Palestinians.

It’s isn’t a matter of something being better than nothing since half-assed reporting trivializes conflicts & tunes readers out to understanding them since there’s ‘no there there’ to the news. But the internet does make it possible for us to take a snatch of information or a photo & do our own investigations. Social media makes it possible to interrogate participants & confirm things.

It isn’t that we want to know about all the human suffering in the world but that knowing what’s happening to our brothers & sisters means we can build bonds of understanding, respect, & solidarity.