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The silenced YouTube stars of Kashmir

Kashmiri Kalkharabs is a YouTube channel based in Indian-administered Kashmir.The satire channel touched on social, political and cultural issues and had a large following in the region.However, since the internet was blocked back in August, when the region was stripped of its semi-autonomous status and divided into two federally-administered territories, YouTubers like Kashmiri Kalkharabs have…

Kashmiri Kalkharabs is a YouTube channel based in Indian-administered Kashmir.

The satire channel touched on social, political and cultural issues and had a large following in the region.

However, since the internet was blocked back in August, when the region was stripped of its semi-autonomous status and divided into two federally-administered territories, YouTubers like Kashmiri Kalkharabs have been effectively silenced.

The BBC’s Aamir Peerzada met the brains behind the channel to find out more.

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