In the past 24 hours, there has been a series of protests against New Delhi’s Aug. 5 revocation of Jammu and Kashmir state’s autonomy.Full Story
The idea of India was not present in ancient history. Different states were brought by the British to form current India and now many of them are demanding their freedom.Full Story
“Our oppressors are united, and our struggles will be stronger if we too unite,” pro-Palestinian BDS movement wrote in solidarity with Indian Occupied Kashmir.
India closed down the biggest mosque in Kashmir and people were allowed to gather in small groups to pray on Eid while in Delhi activists and Kashmiris gathered to mark the day.
India's nuclear-armed neighbor Pakistan downgraded all ties with India, asked armed forces to be "ready" while China slammed India for adding its territory under Indian occupied Kashmir.
The current measure by the Indian government is "the beginnings of a settler-colonial project in Kashmir, one similar to Israel’s in the Palestinian territories.”
India revoked special status of Occupied Kashmir region which allowed some autonomy to the conflict-ridden northern state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Tensions in Indian Occupied Kashmir grows as prominent leaders have been put under house arrest, internet connections blocked, and curfew declared.
The Indian government said it sent 100,000 extra troops to Kashmir where more than 500,000 troops were already stationed. It sent additional 25,000 troops Friday.
“They were threatening us on a regular basis to withdraw the case. They came to our house and said that they will wipe out our family," survivor's sister said.
“About 90% of those attacks were reported after May 2014 when your government assumed power nationally,” the signatories wrote.