Trafficked from Assam to Kashmir: how Indian youths are forced to work in a conflict zone

When a distant aunt talked to Philimon Basumatary in Saralpara, a village in the Indian state of Assam, about a job that might save the family from Covid-related financial distress earlier this year, the 21-year-old wasn’t sure he wanted it.The problem? The job was in Srinagar, the beautiful but politically troubled capital city of Jammu & Kashmir. “I thought Kashmir is a troubled place, why would I go to work there?” Philimon said.But the aunt lured him with potential employment at a factory…

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