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· July, 2016

Stories about India from July, 2016

Irom Sharmila’s Long Protest Is Over, but Military Impunity in Northeast India Continues

"The national media [...] used to show her fast, year after year. They made the story about the fast, never why she was fasting."

Critics of ‘Military Impunity’ Take On Indian-Administered Kashmir

In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.

This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking

Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.

A Golden Age for Cow Urine in India

"We boycott the cow slaughter industry for a year. The saved $ purchases cows. We separate the gold from the cow urine. Hapi economics."

The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Freedom, Not Control

This week we take you to Puerto Rico, Indian-administered Kashmir, Nepal, China and Myanmar.

Indian YouTube Channel Conquers the Hearts And Minds of Millions Across the World

Launched in 2013 by an Indian entrepreneur, Chu Chu TV is now the most-watched YouTube channel in Asia Pacific and the second-most watched children's “edutainment” channel in the world.

Dozens Killed After Indian Forces Crackdown on Protests in Kashmir

"The mighty Indian state might have killed him but they haven't won. A 21 year old in his death has shaken you."

According to the Indian People, The Real Brexit Happened In 1947

Brexit could have huge implications on global economics, trade and politics -- but India has a unique perspective on the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

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