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.

What’s really behind Jammu and Kashmir’s new Family ID?

Kashmiris fear the scheme is another tool for surveillance and collective punishment by the Indian state.

Jan 23, 2023

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

How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy

The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people

Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity

Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai

Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?

Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project

Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city

The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond