In the women's section of the old mosque in Srinagar, Kashmir the walls vibrate with sung prayer each Friday. 2004

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.

 

Indian police round up the young men who were throwing rocks after Friday prayers in old Srinagar, Kashmir. They will be taken to jail and most likely roughly interrogated. 2004

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.

 

A woman identifies her dead husband in an ambulance outside of Srinagar, Kashmir. He was killed while plowing his field a few hours earlier by the Indian Army after a brief interrogation. 2005

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.

 

A killed member of the Jamu and Kashmir Police is carried by villagers in Doda after a shootout between militants and security forces in remote mountains the day before the election. 2002

 

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.

 

The Indian Army routinely stops and searches city buses for weapons in Srinagar, Kashmir. 2002

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.

 

The one and only mental hospital in Jamu and Kashmir is filled with patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. 2005

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India that has a majority Muslim population. In an attempt to control what the Indian government sees as militants, Kashmiris are frequently searched, arrested and subjected to quasi-martial law by the Indian Army. The incidence of post-traumatic stress in the Valley is huge as a result of most of the population having suffered directly from the conflict.