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Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

Pakistan has turned to the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI) for help in tackling coronavirus.

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to celebrate only with their immediate families.

Soldiers shoot driver dead in <em>Kashmir</em>, triggering anti-India protests

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Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

Witnesses claim a young man was deliberately shot in the back by Indian soldiers in Kashmir, prompting angry protests filled with ...

Anti-India clashes continue in tense <em>Kashmir</em> for third day

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Anti-India clashes continue in tense Kashmir for third day

Clashes continued Friday in Kashmir as anti-India protesters threw stones at government forces, who fired shotgun pellets and tear gas ...

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Indian forces kill top Kashmir rebel commander

Government forces fired bullets, shotgun pellets and teargas at a large anti-India protest that hit the streets shortly after the news of the rebel leader's killing spread.

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Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

A systematic campaign of disinformation blaming Muslims for the spread of coronavirus in India is fuelling hatred and violent attacks.

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Will the US put India on its religious blacklist?

A US government panel has called for India to be placed on a religious freedoms blacklist as persecution and violence by Prime Minister Modi's ...

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Keir Starmer changes Labour position on Kashmir conflict

Labour leader hopeful Keir Starmer has changed Labour's position on the Kashmir conflict, calling it a matter between India and ...

Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in <em>Kashmir</em>

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Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

A Pakistani district administration official said Indian artillery fire hit Pakistani posts and two villages as residents were breaking their ...

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US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist

A US government panel has called for punitive measures against India over its worsening record on religious freedom.

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

Muheet ul Islam and Sheikh Uzair

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

While the conflict-torn region is used to lockdowns, India's ban on high-speed internet is hindering Kashmir's ability to battle the Covid-19 ...

India cracks down on <em>Kashmir</em> journalists amid Covid-19 lockdown

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India cracks down on Kashmir journalists amid Covid-19 lockdown

Three Kashimiri journalists have been arrested by Indian police.

Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as <em>Kashmir</em> tensions rise

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Pakistan shoots down Indian drone as Kashmir tensions rise

Pakistan's army said it had shot down a small Indian surveillance drone in occupied Kashmir

Pakistan seeks extradition of IS leader from Afghanistan

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Pakistan seeks extradition of IS leader from Afghanistan

The Islamic State leader, Aslam Farooqi, has been wanted in connection to attacks in Pakistan last month that killed 25 worshippers.

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India's new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel's settler-colonial blueprint

India has passed a new domicile law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Are religious groups undermining Pakistan's fight against Covid-19?

A large gathering held last month by the Tablighi Jamaat movement, together with lockdown violations by clerics and government incompetence, are ...

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India's lockdown triggers mass exodus of desperate migrant workers

Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are desperately trying to return home, after India's nationwide lockdown to contain the coronavirus ...

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Kashmiri man fakes death to evade India’s Covid-19 lockdown

A villager trying to return home under India's coronavirus clampdown travelled over 100 miles pretending to be dead in an ambulance before he ...

Amnesty urges India to release <em>Kashmir</em> detainees amid lockdown

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Amnesty urges India to release Kashmir detainees amid lockdown

India slammed for "abuse of power" during COVID-19 lockdown, as Amnesty International calls for the release of over a thousand in ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

Emerging from brutal Indian clampdown, Kashmir braces for coronavirus

Kashmir is bracing for disastrous consequences if the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, with residents in the disputed territory having just ...

The loneliness of being queer and Muslim

Aniqah Choudhri

The loneliness of being queer and Muslim

Comment: LGBT Muslims in the UK face both homophobia and Islamophobia, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

India locks down <em>Kashmir</em> region on coronavirus fears

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India locks down Kashmir region on coronavirus fears

Roadblocks have been imposed across the disputed region of Kashmir as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.

India locks down <em>Kashmir</em> region on coronavirus fears

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India locks down Kashmir region on coronavirus fears

Roadblocks have been imposed across the disputed region of Kashmir as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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