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India: Free Kashmiris Arbitrarily Detained

Expand A paramilitary trooper stands guard during a shutdown in Srinagar, Kashmir.  © 2019 Saqib Majeed / SOPA Images/Sipa USA (New York) – Indian authorities should immediately release detained Kashmiris who have not been charged with a recognizable offense. Several thousand Kashmiris, including politicians and opposition activists, have been held in preventive detention since August 5, 2019, when the Indian Parliament voted to alter the autonomous constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir state and split it into two federally governed territories. Those detained include approximately 400…

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