The cinemas, shut down after threats from separatist militants, reopened last month. Moviegoers pass through an Indian police checkpoint and are frisked at the theater entrance for bombs and weapons.
We asked refugees around the world to tell us of a memento they brought to connect them to their old life even as they embarked on a new and uncertain future.
As India marks 75 years of independence this month, many in Jammu and Kashmir may feel there's little to celebrate. Kashmir, claimed by India and Pakistan, has seen decades of separatist violence.
Fifteen people were also injured in the surge at the shrine on New Year's Day, officials said. Initial reports suggested an altercation between a group of devotees led to the crush.
The government says its priorities are "restoration of normalcy and deepening of democracy" in Indian-controlled Kashmir. But people who have left the region this month paint a different picture.
There are very different perspectives on the impact the political crisis is having on the people of Kashmir. The Lancet weighed in — and an association of Indian doctors had an angry reaction.
India has split the state into two territories and shut off phone, Internet and cable TV service in the disputed region since early August.
Indian-administered Kashmir is now in its fourth day of a communications blackout, following the government's decision to revoke its special status. Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic ties.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said India's revoking the Muslim-majority territory's semi-autonomy will increase cross-border tensions and could lead to "ethnic cleansing" of Muslim Kashmiris.
India's move to remove Kashmir's autonomy and tighten its control over the country's only Muslim-majority state has provoked opposition from Kashmiri Muslims — and neighboring Pakistan.