Kashmir has been having a momentous year. Protests have been rocking the region for the last few months, and they look unlikely to end anytime soon. Find out more about the origins of the protests, and specifically how the Indian military is trying to put them down. The main tactic is pellet guns, which have led to what is possibly the first purposeful attempt to blind people in large numbers so as to desist them from protest. Not confidence-inspiring tactics from the largest democracy in the world.