Late in the night on 25 October, the air in Old Town, Baramullah, was thick with shock and grief. Thousands had gathered in curfewed Kashmir for the funeral of the locality's most well-known man-Syed Abdul Rehman Geelani. Two tents had been erected for the mourners, in the grounds of a nearby masjid. In one of these, over one hundred and fifty women had gathered. Geelani's wife, Arifa, sat opposite the entrance to the...
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