Maknoon Wani

Maknoon Wani is a journalist and academic mentor and an incoming graduate student at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Maknoon has extensively covered the Kashmir conflict, internet shutdowns, and anti-minority hate speech in India. His interest also lies in technology policy and internet governance. Maknoon covers Kashmir as a regular contributor to Himal Briefs. He tweets at @maknoonwani.

Every vote counts in Kashmir

Revised voting rights would mean further disempowerment for locals.

Oct 11, 2022

The second wave of migration

The continued woes of Kashmiri Pandits.

Aug 17, 2022

Selective truths

Kashmiri reception to the controversial film ‘The Kashmir Files’.

Jun 10, 2022

New developments in ‘New Kashmir’

Delimitation and the politics of coercion in Kashmir.

Apr 01, 2022

Kashmir and the rise of settler colonialism

The political and economic exploitation of militarily occupied J & K.

Sep 01, 2020

Latest Articles

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.

The story of Paani Apas

Community initiatives to address the water crisis in coastal Bangladesh.

The artisans of Tambat Ali

A community of coppersmiths in Pune keeps an endangered craft alive.