Riyaz Ul-Khaliq

Riyaz ul Khaliq is studying for PhD in the department of Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU). Besides, he is associated with Centre for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) as Research Associate since March 2018. He graduated as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and English Literature from University of Kashmir in 2013. In 2016 spring, he graduated as Masters degree student from the same University in ‘Kashmir and South Asia Studies’. Ever since his college days, Riyaz has been working as a News Reporter for various news publications based in Srinagar where he covered conflict, politics, education, security, human rights and development beats. He is interested in political developments in South Asia with special focus on India-Pakistan, India-Kashmir and Pakistan-Kashmir relations. A News reporter by heart, Riyaz continues to write for Kashmir based newspapers from Istanbul.