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Burhan Wani

Students hold a banner displaying pictures of rebel leader Burhan Wani during a protest inside a university campus on the outskirts of Srinagar. Authorities imposed restrictions in some parts of Srinagar after separatists called for a strike making the death anniversary of Kashmiri rebel leader Burhan Wani who was killed by security forces on July 8, 2016.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

Hizb militant Burhan Wani achieved in death what none of his ilk manage in life—a spiral of mass participation among Kashmiri youth, riotous protests demanding ‘azadi’ and police crackdowns. A bloodied Kashmir stops for a breather.

Photograph by AFP

An activist of Pakistan civil society lights candles next to a picture of slain Kashmiri resistance leader Burhan Wani during an anti-Indian protest in Lahore, Pakistan.

AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary