Peace Buzz Episode 4: Candles for Kashmir

Episode for April 25, 2016

Serena Blaiz interviews Dr. Nyla Ali Khan about the situation in her native Kashmir. Decades of oppression and violence from the occupying Indian military, suppression of free speech, and lack of a fair court system are the norm in the regions of Kashmir and Jammu in northern India. Recent attacks on protesters left five dead, leading the Kashmiri diaspora to hold candlelight vigils around the world in protest.


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Links to sites and material mentioned on the show under the fold.


Nyla’s suggested Kashmir news sources:

Peace Buzz exists to encourage and amplify the voices too often unrepresented in corporate owned media — voices that call for justice and peace against the relentless and overwhelming power of the dominate corporate media industry that promotes war, militarism and domination, whether intentionally or unintentionally. Our production team seeks to report stories and include points of view disregarded or diminished within the preponderance of right-wing worldviews in TV and radio coverage of current events. Our intended audience consists of US activists, for whom we hope to build bridges to the global peace community, as well as people around the world interested in the work of the peace movement in the United States.

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The theme song is Purpura by Erik Vansaren.

About Rena

A long time activist on many peace and justice issues, Rena is the founder and Director of Just Future. She lives in Oklahoma City with her two dogs.

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