Associated Press
A Kashmiri protester throws a stone at policemen in Srinagar, India, Saturday. Twelve deaths and 47 days of rioting have transformed the protests into one of the worst political crises to hit the region, threatening to sever bonds between the predominantly Muslim region of Kashmir and Hindu-majority India.

A Kashmiri protester throws a stone at policemen in Srinagar, India, Saturday. Twelve deaths and 47 days of rioting have transformed the protests into one of the worst political crises to hit the region, threatening to sever bonds between the predominantly Muslim region of Kashmir and Hindu-majority India.