Tourism in an Occupied Land: Of ‘Tulip Festivals’ in an age of Settler-Colonialism in Kashmir

Photo by: Adil Abass
Bollywood actors and the “good”, simple Kashmiris that buy into the Indian project.
‘Actress’ Amisha Patel at an event organized by the Indian army that aims to “promote” local talent (Dec 2020).

Kashmir is not an exotic paradise of docile servants. Kashmir is not a playground for the oppressor. It is a place of resilient people who have their own aspirations for freedom and dreams for their future. Now put that in your tourist guide.

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SWK is a Kashmiri diaspora-led international solidarity movement that seeks to end the Indian occupation and support the right to self-determination.