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France watching Kashmir rights, Macron tells Modi

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk CHANTILLY: France’s Emmanuel Macron had a “frank” exchange with India’s Narendra Modi about tensions in occupied Kashmir on Thursday, telling him Paris would remain attentive to the rights of people living both sides of the ceasefire line. As tensions soared in the flashpoint region, the French president said he would also have a…

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India’s Opp parties demand release of Kashmir leaders

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Several opposition parties in India on Thursday came together, demanding release of detained political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. The protest at the initiative of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a dominant regional party in southern most province of Tamil Nadu, saw main opposition Congress, the Left and others also joining, to…

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Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’: UN

By The Frontier Post | August 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, five UN special rapporteurs asked New Delhi to provide access to the information and end a ban on…

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