Sarah Jabbari, born on December 1989, Tehran, is an Iranian freelance documentary photographer concerned by social and cultural issues, gender and identity; with interest in working on long-term projects to get deeper into the story.
The Hindu origin Kashmir has become Islamic during centuries by Muslim rulers. Particularly after the seventh mass exodus of Kashmiri Hindu Pandits out of Kashmir in late 1989 and early 1990 due to their massacre by Jihadi forces, the majority of the population has remained Muslim. Kashmir is the most densely militarized zone in the world, controlled by India and Pakistan.
The project has begun a few weeks before the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, where 40 Police Force personnel and the attacker have been killed.