Michele Borzoni


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Portfolio n.2


Since the partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947, India and Pakistan have been at odds over the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir.
Kashmir is largely the most militarized area in the world. Media and humanitarian organizations estimated that just in the Indian Kashmir are dislocated more then one million men among military and paramilitary forces, basically one every ten civilians.
On the India-controlled side, some 80,000 people have died as a result of a long-running insurgency. India's army is regularly accused of human-rights abuses; Pakistan, in turn, supplies the insurgents with people and arms.


For three years I have been working on a long-term project on Arab Christian communities in the Middle East.
Over recent years, there has been a dramatic drop of Christian presence in those places where the first Christian communities were born two thousand years ago. About 5% of the population in the Middle East is Christian, and in the twentieth century this number was further reduced due to various reasons, including the growing instability of the region.