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Why the Kathua Case Cannot Be Seen Outside of India’s Nation-building Project

The Kathua case is enmeshed in state violence and impunity that has seeped into the institutional fabric of Jammu and Kashmir, be it the judiciary, the executive, or the military. The media and civil society back this impunity by targetting those who resist participation in India’s “national imagination.” The unprecedented outrage about the rape and murder in India ignored the context within which it took place.
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