“We continue to be very concerned by reports of detentions, and continued restrictions on the residents of the region,” a senior State Department official told reporters.
The occupation authorities continue to maintain strict curfew with the deployment of thousands of Indian troops in every nook and corner of the Kashmir valley, turning it into a military garrison and big concentration camp.
Thousands of people have been detained in Kashmir over fears of outbreaks of unrest after the BJP government stripped of the special status to the State two weeks ago, government sources told AFP.
“Our neighbour is knocking on the doors of the international community saying India made a mistake. Talks with Pakistan will be held only if it stops supporting terror,” he categorically said.
“these baseless thunders may lure the majority vote bank and Saffron brigade may once again succeed to befool its people, but an issue like Kashmir need a pragmatic and statesmanlike dealing which at least in Delhi rulers is hard to find.”
“In the first quarter of 2019, at least 18 cases of destruction of civilian properties were reported in Jammu and Kashmir. Out of the 18 cases, 15 are residential houses and 3 are cowsheds,” report added.