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Hundreds defy restrictions to join protests in Kashmir

16/08/2019

Hundreds of people protested against an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police on Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India’s government said it was constantly reviewing the situation in the disputed region.

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India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Eid

11/08/2019

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have eased restrictions in most parts of Srinagar, the main city, ahead of an Islamic festival following India’s decision to strip the region of its constitutional autonomy.

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Curfew eased in Kashmir’s main city for Friday prayers

09/08/2019

A curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir in effect for a fifth day was eased on Friday to allow residents to pray at mosques, officials said, but some protests broke out in the disputed region despite thousands of security forces in the streets as tensions remained high with Pakistan.

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Fears of unrest as India revokes Kashmir’s special status

05/08/2019

India’s Hindu nationalist-led government has moved to revoke the special status of Muslim-majority Kashmir, cutting off communications and deploying thousands of troops in the restive Himalayan region amid fears the action could lead to uprisings there.

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