Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir: Inviting global scrutiny

Print edition : November 22, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with members of the European Parliament delegation in New Delhi on October 28. Photo: AFP

Alice Wells, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs. Photo: AFP

Congressman Brad Sherman. Photo: Bloomberg

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and Abigail Spanberger. Photo: AFP

Members of the European Parliament delegation enjoying a shikara ride at Dal Lake in Srinagar on October 29. Photo: PTI

Madi Sharma, who runs the Brussels-based think tank WESTT.

A 27-member European Union delegation becomes the first foreign team to be allowed access to Kashmir since August 5, close on the heels of a heated debate in the United States Congress that criticised New Delhi for the “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir.
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