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At 69 Brutal, Bloody Years Old Today, India’s Occupation Of Kashmir Must End And End Now

by Jonathan Azaziah

Today is a solemn day and a day of reflection. And simultaneously albeit conversely, today is also a day of rage. Because today is Black Day, that time of year when the people of occupied Kashmir and those with Mouqawamah Consciousness in the Kashmiri Diaspora mark the starting point of the occupation of their ancestral lands by the murderous Indian regime. In 2016, the oppression of the Kashmiri people now enters its 69th year. The agony of this crime against humanity–the least talked about crime against humanity on the face of the planet at that–is not only festering like the pus of an open wound in the hearts of Sunnis, Shi’a and Sufis, but Sikhs, Christians and Pandits (Kashmiri Hindus) too. Continue reading At 69 Brutal, Bloody Years Old Today, India’s Occupation Of Kashmir Must End And End Now

Masterpiece: Anuragi’s “Aazadi” Could Be The Anthem For The Entire Southeast Asia Subcontinent

by Jonathan “Madd Cold” Azaziah

Every so often, there is a song that comes along that transcends the boundaries of genre, culture, nationality, language and creed. It just vibrates on that frequency of justice and resonates with all people from all backgrounds who have experienced oppression in one form of another. Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” comes to mind, as does Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five’s “The Message”, Peter Tosh’s ” No Nuclear War”, Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power”, Michael Jackson’s “They Don’t Care About Us” and “Earth Song”, Tupac Shakur’s “Changes”, and, in this era of Zionist hegemony, my own “Death To ‘Israel'”. It’s time to add Anuragi’s “Aazadi” to the list, preferably towards the very top. This exceptionally gorgeous piece of music, from the spine-tingling sound filled with mean guitar riffs and an infectious melody to the incandescently inspiring lyrics, is nothing less than a masterpiece. Continue reading Masterpiece: Anuragi’s “Aazadi” Could Be The Anthem For The Entire Southeast Asia Subcontinent