Kashmir tensions - updates

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Pakistan PM Khan leads nationwide protests over Kashmir

Aug 30, 2019 - 6:47 PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the nation and vows to continue fighting for Kashmir until the disputed Himalayan territory is 'liberated'

PROTEST. People wave national Pakistan flags and the flags of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on the arrival of Prime Minister Imran Khan before his address to the nation outside the Prime Minister Secretariat building in Islamabad on August 30, 2019. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Pakistan PM Khan calls for nationwide protests over Kashmir

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:45 PM

India reacts angrily to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's call for nationwide action

NATIONWIDE ACTION. In this file photo, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the legislative assembly in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on August 14, 2019 to mark the country's Independence Day. File photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Empty classrooms as some schools reopen in Indian Kashmir

Aug 19, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Authorities say they are reopening 190 primary schools in the city yet few children could be seen at half a dozen places visited by Agence France-Presse

CLOSED. School buses are seen parked in the campus of a closed school in Srinagar on August 19, 2019. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/AFP

Clashes in Indian Kashmir as U.N. begins landmark meeting

Aug 16, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Police fire tear gas and pellet-firing shotguns to disperse residents who tried to march down the main road in the main city of Srinagar after Friday prayers

TENSION. Protesters shout slogans at a rally against the Indian government's move to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and impose a communications blackout, in Srinagar on August 16, 2019. Photo by STR/AFP

India says some Kashmir restrictions eased

Aug 16, 2019 - 7:24 PM

'You need to understand that restrictions and relaxations are area-wise. You can't generalize them,' says senior police officer Munir Khan

RESTRICTIONS. Security personnel stand guard on a deserted road during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 15, 2019, as India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day. Photo by Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Pakistan vows to respond to any Indian aggression in Kashmir

Aug 14, 2019 - 9:06 PM

'We have decided that if India commits any type of violation we will fight till the end,' says Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan

PAKISTAN RESPONSE. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the legislative assembly in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on August 14, 2019 to mark the country's Independence Day. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP