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US closely following events in Kashmir, expresses rights concerns

  • Published at 11:25 am August 6th, 2019
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Indian security personnel stop people during restrictions in Srinagar, August 5, 2019 Reuters

It expressed concerns about the reports of detention

The US State Department said on Monday it was closely following events in Kashmir after India said it was revoking the special status of the territory and expressed concern about reports of detentions.


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"We are concerned about reports of detentions and urge respect for individual rights and discussion with those in affected communities," the department's spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement. "We call on all parties to maintain peace and stability along the Line of Control."


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