Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests

The death toll in the protests on Monday, in which Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian demonstrators, reached 60 overnight and one person was reported killed on Tuesday. The center of Gaza City was calm after the militant group Hamas, which rules the territory, called for a general strike. The number of protesters was a fraction of what it had been the day before as Hamas scaled down the demonstrations but held out the threat of military action. Palestinians rallied in Gaza on Tuesday for the funerals of scores of…

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Kashmir stands still for second day over recent Bloodshed

Although the civil secretariat opened in the state’s summer capital of Srinagar on Monday, its roads and markets wore a deserted look following a strike call issued by separatists. Life remained at a standstill in Kashmir on Monday, a day after 10 people – five militants and an equal number of civilians – were killed in the southern district of Shopian. Although the civil secretariat opened in the state’s summer capital of Srinagar, its roads and markets wore a deserted look following a strike call issued by separatists. Commercial establishments…

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Human Shield : Omar posts video of youth tied in front of army jeep in central Kashmir, calls for inquiry

Omar, who is also MLA Beerwah, posted the photographs and a video of the incident on his Twitter account, and called for an “urgent inquiry”. Video of a youth tied to a moving army vehicle as a shield to avoid stone pelting has gone viral on social media networking site especially Facebook. The video is appreantly shot in Budgam district which witnessed massive violence on April 9 in which eight civilians were killed and over 150 were injured. Expressing shock over the video, Omar Abdullah tweeted: “Here’s the video as…

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Strict Restrictions, Shutdown continue across Valley on 77th Consecutive Day

Kashmir remained shut for the 77th consecutive day on Friday as authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions have been placed in three police station areas in Srinagar, parts of Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam,” a senior police official said here. Ever since the present unrest began on July 9, clashes have erupted in different parts of the Valley after the afternoon congregational prayers on Friday. Although tensions continue across the Valley, the situation has shown some signs of improvement during the last four…

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Amid Jamhuriyat, Insaniyat Kashmir celebrates 60 days of Curfew, Shutdown, Protests & Killings

75 Killed in last 60 days More than 10,000 injured, 100’s permanently disabled 60 days of curfew, shutdown, killings, Protests Internet Gag continues Pellet guns continue to hunt  100’s arrested & booked Army, Police, Paramilitary continue to unleash terror The residents of Rangreth area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday said that the government forces barged into their homes and ransacked their belongings. A local told Kashmir Post that the forces entered their homes early Tuesday and thrashed the inmates without any provocation. A bank employee said that the…

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